All Entries Tagged ‘webgeekery’
- U.S. Ranks 40th in Mobile Download Speed
- Setting Fire to All the Ladders
- Insufferable CAPTCHAs Will Keep Being Insufferable
- The Unfinished Business Podcast: Art Directing for the Web
- What Happens to Feeds as They Scale
Twitter API Changes Likely to Hobble Third-party Apps
Several app makers have banded together to protest the shutdown of Twitter’s streaming APIs.
- The Big Web Show: Design That’s Fast and Design That’s Slow
- Meet Column Setter
- A List Apart Revamps, Moves to Patronage Model
- ‘I Already Had a Stomachache and Then You Mentioned Google AMP’
- Google Now Demoting Mobile Sites With Obtrusive Interstitials
- Flash is Done and Dusted
Recommended Web Geek Reading: ABA’s “Practical SVG”
The latest installment in the A Book Apart series if a great way to get up to speed on SVG.
- U.S. Web Design Style Guide by 18F
Dropbox’s Exodus From (and to) the Cloud
Interesting piece from Wired about Dropbox’s shift away from Amazon’s cloud and onto one of their own devising.
- Fifteen Years of Dao
- Don’t Bury the URL
You Had Me at Version 3.2
CSS maestro Dan Cederholm returns to the A Book Apart series with the release of Sass for Web Designers.
- Third-Party Tracking and the Cookie Clearinghouse
Making Inline SVG Play Nice in Legacy IE
Last week I was tearing my hair out trying to track down why the latest version of this site was rendering so badly in legacy versions of Internet Explorer. Here’s what I found.
Easier Fluid Layouts Using Justified Alignment
A great fluid layout technique that doesn’t require hard-coding horizontal margins.
State of Transition
Yesterday was my birthday, so I gave myself the gift of a redesign.
- The New Yorker Launches Strongbox
- The End of the Blink Tag
Video of my talk about digital publishing at the re:build conference in Indianapolis.
Let Them Eat Main Elements
So it looks like we’ll be getting a
mainelement in HTML5 after all. Good news. But Jeremy Keith poses a question I’ve been wondering about too.
- Ze by the Numbers
- On the Big Web Show
Taking it to Eleven
A fully fluid redesign.
- Responsive Navigation Patterns Roundup
Stop SOPA From Destroying the Internet
To repurpose a line a U.S. president: I’m not opposed to laws, I’m opposed to dumb laws. And SOPA is a dangerously dumb law.
- Quote of the Day: Mobile-first Edition
Constricting the Tubes
A handy tool for simulating limited bandwidth.
“Responsive Web Design” from A Book Apart
Every so often something rolls around that makes the field feel new, and for me, this is most definitely it.
A Syntax Riddle Wrapped in a Parsing Enigma
Puzzling out issues with HTML5 and wrapping block-level content.
Say Hello to Gridulator
Introducing a new tool for calculating layout grids.
The Long Form
“You can’t do long-form writing online.”
Adapting Designs as Content Evolves
How your designs scale with use is one of those things you need to diligently revisit and tweak as products mature.
If you’ve been to BusinessWeek.com lately, you may have noticed our article pages sporting some nifty new functionality.
Tell ’Em, Z
Jeffrey Zeldman stopped by the office to talk web standards with BusinessWeek’s “Innovation of the Week” podcast.
Elevating “Time Spent” Over Pageviews
Nielsen has announced it will begin focusing on “time spent” instead of pageviews as the key measure of website user engagement.
The Devil You Must Live With
Dealing with reality of ads.
The BW Design Update Rolls On
Rolling out the next phase of a redesign.
Better Than the SQL
If you’ve set up WordPress in a localhost testing environment you may already be familiar with the vagaries of
Who Moved My Socket?
With the release of OS X 10.4.4, the default socket location for PHP and MySQL has been moved.
Squashing Borders on Dynamic iframes
iframe. So we meet again.
The New Look at BusinessWeek.com
Redesigning BusinessWeek’s website.
Test Movie and AS2 Garbage Collection Hilarity
Want to scramble the Flash 8 compiler’s brain? (Or more likely your own?)
Mac IE: The End Has Come
Tomorrow, Internet Explorer for Mac will shuffle off this mortal coil.
- Tab Delimited
The Hidden Depths
Like lots of Flash folk, I’ve got a real love/hate relationship going with the V2 components.
- The Acid2 Browser Test
WordPress Permalinks & the OS X Apache Install
If you’ve installed WordPress on an OS X system and can’t figure out why your permalinks won’t function, this may help.
How to Manhandle a Disk Image
Got an OS X disk image that flat-out refuses to eject? Here’s how to fix it.