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A Simple Character Entity Chart

This article was originally posted on evolt.org, an online resource for web developers, maintained by web developers. I have granted evolt.org the right to use this article on their web site, and they are the only entity with the right to reproduce it. For those who use characters in their…

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Amazon Out of the Woods?

Back on January 21, Amazon had expected to report its first profit — a pro forma profit that would exclude many costs included in regular accounting and is often seen as a controversial method of creating good news where there may be none. Amazon has maintained that pro forma accounting…

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Liquid Design for the Web

This article originally appeared in the August 30, 2001 issue of DisplaySearch Monitor, published by DisplaySearch, the worldwide leader in flat panel display market research and consulting. The editors of that site would like to note that they will be transitioning their site to a liquid layout in the near…

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Tags: css, design

To Hell with Bad Editors

This article was originally posted on evolt.org, an online resource for web developers, maintained by web developers. I have granted evolt.org the right to use this article on their web site, and they are the only entity with the right to reproduce it. By now everyone has had the opportunity…

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Tags: html, rant, standards

Inside the evolt.org Rebuild: The HTML and CSS

It’s been three months since evolt.org rolled out its new design. People have been asking what we did, why we did it, and how we did it. I’ll try to address these questions in the context of the HTML, the CSS, and the overall site design. (Nobody seems to care…

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Tags: css, design, html, standards, usability

Juno – Free Email for Megahertz

The Details As of January 18, Juno’s new service agreement has been in effect. As with all service agreements of this nature, they notify you of a change, and if you continue to use the service, you are bound by it. So what? Well, there’s a new feature that Juno…

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Breadcrumbs for Those Using ASP

This article was originally posted on evolt.org, an online resource for web developers, maintained by web developers. I have granted evolt.org the right to use this article on their web site, and they are the only entity with the right to reproduce it. Instead of going through the usefulness of…

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Tags: css, html, usability

Canada to Force Re-registration of all .ca Domains

The Register reports that Canada is dealing with URL disputes by setting up a non-profit organization called the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) that will force all .ca domain name holders to re-apply for their domains. This transfers the responsibility for the registry from the volunteer organization at the University…

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You Call That Web Site Testing?

I received this spam (scroll to bottom) the other day from a company claiming to audit web sites. Unfortunately, I have no idea what they could actually audit since accessibility, usability, and compliance are not even remotely demonstrated on their own site. So I offer up this email to you…

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Tags: accessibility, rant, standards

Real-World Browser Size Stats, Part I

This article was originally posted on evolt.org, an online resource for web developers, maintained by web developers. I have granted evolt.org the right to use this article on their web site, and they are the only entity with the right to reproduce it. Everybody has their own take on what…

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Tags: JavaScript

Real-World Browser Size Stats, Part II

This article was originally posted on evolt.org, an online resource for web developers, maintained by web developers. I have granted evolt.org the right to use this article on their web site, and they are the only entity with the right to reproduce it. In Part I of this article I…

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Tags: browser

Adobe to Sue AppleInsider

For those of you who have heard about Adobe Photoshop 6, you may have heard about the sneak preview of it and ImageReady 3 that AppleInsider posted on May 30. If you go back to that page now, the link to the article has been replaced with the text, “Links…

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