iOS Developer, sometimes web developer and Technical Editor.
Styling the html and body Elements
One of the most common ways to begin a layout in HTML is this: <html> <head>…</head> <body> <div id="wrapper"> <div id="container"> … </div> </div> </body> </html> That’s the ol’ double-wrapped div layout technique. But, since we already have the html and body elements, the div elements might be redundant in a lot of situations. So […]
Our Best Book Deal Ever: 5 Books For The Price of 1
To support the victims of the Australian bushfires we’ve created our best book deal ever and 100% of the proceeds from this sale will be donated to the Australian Red Cross Victorian Bushfire Appeal. You won’t believe how good this deal is.
Crimes Against Hypertext
It still surprises and annoys us when such a central feature of a web page as hypertext seems to be taken for granted. Poor linking practices are common — editorially and visually — and it has a direct negative impact on usability.
Sometimes the Smallest Amount of Help is Greatly Appreciated
As a web professional it’s often easy to forget how steep those first few steps on the learning curve were. I was recently tasked with assisting a customer, Josh, who had bought the SitePoint book Build Your Own Website The Right Way Using HTML & CSS. He was having a problem getting his images to […]
Is Using Lots of div Tags Really That Bad?
Our latest book has caused much debate, and one comment we’ve seen posted frequently is that “replacing table tags with divs that display as tables is no different; you may as well just use tables.” Let’s take a closer look at that argument.
Remote Debugging With Opera Dragonfly
Dragonfly is Opera’s web development debugging tool and was first released with Opera 9.5. We caught up with Charles McCathieNevile and Andreas Bovens from Opera at a Melbourne Web Standards Group event and they demonstrated a cool Dragonfly feature: remote debugging.
Dmitry Baranovskiy Talks about Raphaël