iOS Developer, sometimes web developer and Technical Editor.

Andrew's articles

  1. Give Floats the Flick in CSS Layouts

    If you’re new to CSS layouts, you’d be forgiven for thinking that using CSS floats in imaginative ways is the height of skill. Let Andrew Tetlaw walk you down the righteous CSS path that is float-free. Bring a kitten.

  2. Really? IE9 100% Compatible with HTML5?

    Is IE9 really 100% compatible with HTML5? You could be forgiven for thinking that Microsoft were stating as much from their recently published test results. You should take a closer look, however.

  3. Resumes for the Web Industry: Some Advice from the Trenches

    Since I’ve been at SitePoint, I’ve helped to fill three full-time positions — so I’ve looked at a lot of resumes. I’ve been given the task again recently, so I thought it was timely to pen one of those “how to write a resume” posts, but make it specific to the web industry. Everything in this post comes from personal experience.

  4. How do you Choose the Right Logo for your Business?

    In this guest blog post Brian Tom compares the benefits and pitfalls of working with a single designer or using design contest services like 99designs when having your logo designed. He also explains the single most important piece of advice he can provide: talk.

  5. Mozilla to Tackle Browser CSS History Privacy Leak

    All browsers can be made to show the websites that you’ve visited; that is, all the websites in your browser’s history list. Mozilla has announced that they’re adopting a strategy to tackle the issue, which will have repercussions for web designers.

  6. CSS3 Generators Write All that Pesky Code for You

    Playing around with CSS3 is fun, but remembering all those experimental properties with their vendor prefixes, and which browser supports which property is a real bummer. But never fear, CSS3 code generators have it covered. Recently, I’ve found three useful ones.

  7. Want better browsers? Make Them Look Good

    The end experience for all users of the Web is ultimately a collaboration between browser makers and web professionals. Web developers and designers need to do all they can to support a healthy browser ecosystem.

  8. The Tragic Comedy that is Rich Text Editing on the Web

    So, we’ve had rich text editing in browsers for more than ten years now, but have you seen the HTML that is output from these editors? It’s horrendous. So why haven’t browser makers fixed the problem? Does the HTML5 spec have anything to say about it?

  9. Killer Web Dev Tools with Ben Galbraith

    Ben Galbraith, of Mozilla Labs, is speaking at Web Directions South ’09 on The State of Browser Tools. Andrew had the opportunity to interview him about his Web Directions session, the Bespin project, and browser tools in general.

  10. Tweet Your Flickr Pics with Flex

    Andrew Muller’s Flex-based Twitter app is really taking shape. In his previous article, Share Media on Twitter Using Flex, Part I: The Basics, Andrew laid the groundwork for his Flex app for sharing media on Twitter using Adobe Flash Builder 4. This tutorial is Part 2, where he shows how to enhance the app by adding an image uploader.

  11. Add More Sparkle with CSS3

    Have you noticed that when EA Games release a new title they often simultaneously release the game for every gaming platform from PS3 to Nintendo DS?

    There are huge differences in the capabilities of those devices…