November 25, 2003

CSS Crib sheet

Dave Shea has given his CSS Crib Sheet a permanent home. Speaking of Dave, if you haven’t looked in awhile, you owe yourself a stroll through his CSS Zen Garden—there’s a lot of great designs in there......

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November 24, 2003

No Margin for Error

Andy Budd analyzes and explains how collapsing margins can affect your CSS layouts. Important information to keep in mind when designing your site, especially when using margins to control vertical whitespace. This also affects floated elements and clearing floated elements....

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November 23, 2003

New this week at A List Apart

Retooling Slashdot with Web Standards by Daniel M. Frommelt “A look at the markup behind that demonstrates how simple — and cost-effective — the switch to a standards-compliant Slashdot could be.” JavaScript Image Replacement by Christian Heilmann “Perhaps...

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November 21, 2003

From around the web

Panther Maintenance Tips “I Thought That Mac OS X was Stable?” Feel Free to Jack Into My iPod “Warily unplugging his own earbuds, Crandall gingerly plugged them into the woman's iPod, and was greeted by a rush of techno.”...

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November 20, 2003


It’s Thursday, which means it’s time again for another installment of WeeklyDV. This week’s capsule was Gravity. I had no time to participate, but I did take part in a couple of capsules a few weeks ago: Soundtrack (Campus Walk)...

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Trashing Preferences in FCP

“Over 5,000 years ago Confucius wrote: ‘If you are toiling away, you have changed nothing and FCP heads South on you, then it is time to trash your FCP Preferences.’” Ken Stone ably describes how to do it in...

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November 19, 2003

A little peace and quiet

While I was away, my old 400 MHz G4 tower at work was replaced with a new 1.25 GHz 15" Aluminum PowerBook. I managed to squeak into the $20 upgrade price for Panther as well. My 21" ancient CRT (more...

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November 18, 2003


The main blog pages have been redesigned. The image in the banner at the top of the page is the Grand Canyon, taken by my 6 year old daughter when she visited there with her grandparents. Up next: typography changes,...

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New: WaSP Interviews

The Web Standards Project launches a new Interviews feature, starting off with Dan Cederholm, the man behind the redesign of Fast Company and And the Buzz sports a slightly redesigned look as well....

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Panther tip

Useful info from Grant on a classic conundrum....

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New stuff from Apple

Apple is at it again, releasing a number of hardware and software upgrades this morning. 20" iMac $2199 Dual 1.8 GHz G5 $2499 G5 and Panther Optimized Pro Apps: Final Cut Pro 4 DVD Studio Pro 2 Shake 3 Logic...

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November 17, 2003

I'm back

You know you’ve been delinquent when your Dad mentions that it’s been a long time since you’ve posted to your blog... So I’ve taken the hint. I’ve decided to give Movable Type a try. As of right now you’re looking...

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