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The Death Throes of Print? | Jason Santa Maria
Money quote: Most publishers seem content to blindly dump their prized content into a lifeless shell of a site. Why should we give a damn about your site when you clearly don’t?
Bookmarks  newspaper  commentary  print  newspapers  journalism  web  magazines  design 
december 2008 by andyhky
About the indirect adjacent combinator (~) in CSS
aaaaaaaaaand, I'm way behind on web. It's been almost a year. Makes sense.
Bookmarks  css  webdesign  html  programming  tutorial  web  design 
june 2008 by andyhky
Getting Fired At Yahoo: A Twitter Log - Silicon Alley Insider
Celebrating unemployment with a giant margarita at Chevy's. 5 minutes ago
Bookmarks  2008  blog  twitter  yahoo  fired  work  layoffs  web 
february 2008 by andyhky
Subtraction: The Story So Far
not enough Web standards-minded designers are thinking narratively in the way that our Flash-fluent colleagues are. ...majority of practitioners of XHTML, CSS and JavaScript are almost exclusively dedicated to behavioral work — interfaces and templates.
Bookmarks  design  web  webdesign  flash  narrative  css  storytelling 
january 2008 by andyhky
Mozilla Labs Blog » Blog Archive » Prism
I see this as a much more viable solution to the desktop/webapp problem than AIR/Silverlight
Bookmarks  mozilla  prism  firefox  desktop  web  browser  applications 
october 2007 by andyhky
Passive Voice Is Redeemed For Web Headings (Jakob Nielsen's Alertbox)
Selecting the first 2 words for your page titles is probably the highest-impact ROI-boosting design decision you make in a Web project. Front-loading important keywords trumps most other design considerations. -- holy crap
Bookmarks  useit  jakob  usability  writing  seo  web  webdesign  design  copywriting 
october 2007 by andyhky
i liked homepage if google SEO'd it for google
Bookmarks  google  seo  design  funny  humor  parody  web 
october 2007 by andyhky
Does Telling Someone to “Click Here” Actually Matter? | Copyblogger
ouch! "The lesson is clear. Not only should you use actionable anchor text if you really want someone to click, but you should also tell people to take the exact action you want them to perform in order to get the best response."-- take that Jakob...
Bookmarks  web  usability  copywriting  webdesign  writing  accessibility  blogging 
september 2007 by andyhky
Wbox HTTP testing tool
Quite a hype - "Instead to make a single request it's possible to make multiple concurrent requests using the clients number option. Wbox will spawn the required number of processes, and every process will perform a query every second."
Bookmarks  apache  development  testing  http  tools  web  webdev  tool  performance 
june 2007 by andyhky
Subtraction: Oh Yeeaahh!
amazing, download the presentation for enlightenment
Bookmarks  css  layout  grid  design  webdesign  grids  web 
may 2007 by andyhky
Myth of the Genius Designer (Jakob Nielsen's Alertbox)
Several decades' experience with quality assurance says that the best results come from following a systematic quality process, including reality checks every step of the way, rather than simply hoping that you got it right. - Grandpa Jacob owns them all.
Bookmarks  usability  design  testing  webdesign  nielsen  web  alertbox 
may 2007 by andyhky
Silly season [dive into mark]
That poster may as well be titled “Fucked 6 Ways From Sunday,” because that’s what you’ll be if you buy into any of this. -- Mark Pilgrim on Silverlight and Apollo.
Bookmarks  microsoft  adobe  rant  silverlight  apollo  web  ajax 
may 2007 by andyhky
Tropical SEO » The Lazy SEO Manifesto
I pledge to only give my phone number to very close associates. Everyone else will have to email me. I will compulsively check my email throughout the day, but it may take me up to a week to answer one, especially if the reply requires effort on my part.
Bookmarks  seo  funny  business  lazy  web  lifehacks  entrepreneurship 
january 2007 by andyhky
Usability News - 6.2 2004 -- Reading Online Text: A Comparison of Four White Space Layouts
Results revealed a significant main effect of Margins on satisfaction. Users favored the Margin condition, reporting lower levels of physical fatigue during reading and greater satisfaction with the layout for the presentation of textbook, leisure, and ne
Bookmarks  Usability  typography  design  layout  webdesign  css  web 
january 2007 by andyhky
Digital Web Magazine - Web Design Contracts: Why Bother
or, why i refuse to do side work without a contract. no more good ol' boy agreements. ever.
Bookmarks  business  contract  legal  web  webdesign  freelance  design  work 
january 2007 by andyhky
Digg and YouTube Powering Atheism 2.0 — Business Logs
no joke i was thinking about this reading digg earlier today.
Bookmarks  religion  web  atheism  web2.0  digg  article  culture 
january 2007 by andyhky
v6n1 January 1995 Best and Worst
best and worst of the internet, 1994 edition... "E-wrestling. The game for people who find tic-tac-toe too thought-intensive. You control a wrestler, and you e-mail your move ("Head lock") to the adjudicator. So does your opponent. The judge decides what
Bookmarks  internet  history  web  1995  interesting  geek  technology 
january 2007 by andyhky
A List Apart: Articles: Avoid Edge Cases by Designing Up Front
However, it has been my experience that too often, a graphic designer will begin a project by building composites or prototypes with the goal of creating an attractive site. While there’s nothing wrong with attractiveness, the look and behavior of a sit
Bookmarks  webdesign  projectmanagement  business  design  management  process  web  development  project 
december 2006 by andyhky
Why IE Sucks
a fun anti-IE blog with practical examples of why it is zeworst™
Bookmarks  browser  development  IE  BLOG  design  web  bugs 
december 2006 by andyhky
Web 2.0 how-to design style guide
some typos, but a good article for the design impaired such as myself
Bookmarks  web2.0  webdesign  design  css  web  howto  tutorial 
december 2006 by andyhky
map of the internet
look at all of those companies in the top left
Bookmarks  internet  visualization  map  economics  ipv4  ip  comics  web 
december 2006 by andyhky
Content with Style: Fixing the Back Button and Enabling Bookmarking for AJAX Apps
Manipulating how the back button works so apps that stay on one "page"/"request" still work with it.
Bookmarks  AJAX  javascript  programming  usability  web  xmlhttprequest  development 
november 2006 by andyhky
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