terça-feira, junho 29, 2004

Daily Links

  • Architecture Digest vs. This Old House, "A drop-down menu tells me there were too many decision makers, none of whom understood that the user’s needs were more important than their ego-driven desire to win front-page placement for their little piece of the content puzzle.", Jeffrey Zeldman on drop-down menus.

segunda-feira, junho 28, 2004

Daily Links

sexta-feira, junho 25, 2004

WWW2004 Proceedings

WWW2004 Proceedings

quarta-feira, junho 23, 2004

Reference: Form styling with CSS

Daily Links

  • The coolest DHTML calendar widget - "This is the most popular DHTML Calendar. It can work as a popup calendar or a flat calendar (flat means it's always displayed in page). It works with Mozilla, Netscape >= 6.0, all other Gecko-based browsers, Internet Explorer >= 5.0 for Windows, Opera 7, Safari and Konqueror." (demo).

  • OSCOM Kupu - "Kupu is a 'document-centric' open source client-side editor for Mozilla, Netscape and Internet Explorer." (screenshots).

  • Google's Gag Order - "As I learned this week, however, Google may be playing a darker, more sinister role in American society: corporate censor.".

Reference: News Visualization

  • newsmap - "Newsmap is an application that visually reflects the constantly changing landscape of the Google News news aggregator. A treemap visualization algorithm helps display the enormous amount of information gathered by the aggregator."

  • google news - " This data visualization experiment is intended to give a high-level view of who's making news at the moment, and who made the news at specified times in the past."

  • Yahoo! Tracker - "This graph from programmer Peter Bradshaw shows the most popular photos from AP, Reuters and AFP as tracked by Yahoo News." [via]

segunda-feira, junho 21, 2004

Reference: Photo Gallery Management Systems

sexta-feira, junho 18, 2004

Daily Links

  • How Microsoft Lost the API War - "The new API is HTML, and the new winners in the application development marketplace will be the people who can make HTML sing".

  • GuruNet - "integrated references answers instead of just search engine links".

Reference: Internet

quinta-feira, junho 17, 2004

FCKeditor - The text editor for Internet

FCKeditor - The text editor for Internet, IE 5+, Mozilla and Netscape compatible.

This HTML text editor brings to the web many of the powerful functionalities of known desktop editors like Word. It's really lightweight and doesn't require any kind of installation in the client computer. As it is Open Source, you are allowed to use it for free wherever you want.

The History of Programming Languages

Via Slashdot , "a poster called History of Programming Languages [PDF], which plots over 50 programming languages on a multi-layered, color-coded timeline".

Photoshop tips

terça-feira, junho 15, 2004

Dynamic Text Replacement

Dynamic Text Replacement

No more <img> or <span> tags, no more id attributes or wasted time in Photoshop, and no more messy CSS hacks. Using JavaScript and PHP, we can generate accessible image-headings using any font we like. And we don’t have to change the structure of our HTML or CSS at all.
I've got to try this, definitely.

Daily Links

segunda-feira, junho 14, 2004

Technical Illustration How-To

An amazing cruise ship illustration with a description of the process. 720 hours of work in Illustrator and Photoshop. Don't forget the check the online portfolio.

sexta-feira, junho 11, 2004

Daily Links

  • New IE vulnerability - "allows hackers to gain control of a user's computer when they click on a hyperlink, even while using a fully-patched version of IE6".

  • Successful Site in 12 Months with Google Alone - "I know the following system works 100% of the time with Google to attain rankings across a wide range of keywords. This is what I do with clients to build a successful site and has worked every time."

terça-feira, junho 08, 2004

Daily Links

segunda-feira, junho 07, 2004

Daily Links

Sistema de blogs da Assembleia da República

Sistema de blogs da Assembleia da República. Unfortunately you have to use IE to search the site. A problem being solved, I hope..

sexta-feira, junho 04, 2004

Canadian election Web sites flunk standards test

Canadian election Web sites flunk standards test. Summary: incorrect coding, IE only, no language identification and inaccessible to people with disabilities.

Designing The Band

Designing The Band, a webdesign example project from D. Keith Robinson. Educational.

quarta-feira, junho 02, 2004

Javascript Color Picker

Color select control. A very nice color picker in Javascript. Moz1.2+, IE6+ only.

Euro coins tend to fall down with heads up

Heads, Belgium wins - and wins.

Mathematicians say the coins issued in the eurozone's administrative heartland are more likely to land heads up than down.

True Random Number Service

Random.org - True Random Number Service. The numbers are generated with atmospheric noise and made available via HTTP and CORBA.

Blog Software Breakdown

Blog Software Breakdown. A long list of blogging software. According to the author's blog:

The truth is that I knew what I was going to move to before I put the chart online. I was very sure that I was going to lay out the cash for Expression Engine. But after playing with all of the tools (even Expression Engine via their very generous givaway), WordPress won out.

CSS from the Ground Up

CSS from the Ground Up. A nice tutorial from wpdfd.

terça-feira, junho 01, 2004

CSS naming conventions table

And all that Malarkey // Naming conventions table. An overview of the naming conventions used in various sites. Winning options: container; header; nav; menu; sidebar; content; footer. [via]

Using Mozilla DOM inspector to view CSS rules

Mozilla DOM inspector | clagnut/blog. Nice. [via]