Webvisions: Pseudo-Element Master Class

Thursday, May 8th, 2014

Speaker: Jason Lengstorf A challenge that faces modern front-end designers often is the balancing act between semantic code and code that does all the things we need it to do. We need separators between nav items and breadcrumbs, or icons after links; little pieces of non-semantic code that mess with accessibility and make our markup […]

JavaScript HREF bug in IE JavaScript HREF bug in IE

Monday, November 3rd, 2008

Take a look at the two screen captures below. Both are from the same parking services page. The first is in FireFox 3, the second is in IE 7. JavaScript is being used to change to HREF attribute of mailto links for @pcc.edu addresses. But, why is the inner HTML also changing when viewed in […]

Wordpress iPhone App Attack WordPress iPhone App Attack

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2008

This post was created using the new iPhone WordPress application. A few days ago, I posted about my excitement. Now that I have had a chance to use it – I can say that I am not disappointed. It is available now in the app store and cost the same as wordpress.org – absolutly nothing! […]

WebVisions: CSS Trasformations WebVisions: CSS Trasformations

Friday, May 23rd, 2008

Christopher Schmitt Wait I have his book! CSS cookbook Expectations limit design Browsers limit design (each has its own internal stylesheet) Then a great story about an interview with Apple and a “hard” question. It all boils down to designing the American flag with CSS (which was something he had, by chance, done previously). Semantic […]

1K Tiny Mona 1K Tiny Mona

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2008

Even after giving Rob some guff about not optimizing his image – he was kind enough to append my comment to the original 1K Competition post. So, I decided to take the challenge and create a real 1K entry. Tiny Mona I wanted to take the competition as literally as possible, but I am no […]

Web Accessability 3.0

Monday, October 23rd, 2006

Rick Ellis -Washington State Much better! “Our job is to support mountain climbers”, he begins, a huge slide of Mt. Rainier behind him. Mt climbers? Yes, in a way I can see his metaphor. Getting resources on the web can often seem like a daunting task for our faculty and staff. We are the Sherpas […]

Small Doses Small Doses

Sunday, November 6th, 2005

I am not a proponent of using Flash to create entire pages. However in small doses, it can do a lot to to spruce up an HTML based site. Samantha Nagmay insisted that her portfolio site “grab the attention” of those who view it. For the front page I created a short animation that shows […]