September 2007 Archives - Broken Links Archive

Five essential CSS tips from top developers

The October 2007 issue of the UK web development magazine .net has an interesting feature this month where web professionals share their favourite tips for coding CSS. Here are the five tips, with links to read more about them.

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Opacity in Internet Explorer 8 development

After just recently writing a post on which praises the CSS Working Group for their interaction with and communication to the web development community, now I have to write one castigating Microsoft for doing the opposite.

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Baseline standards in HTML emails

Part of being a web professional is having to explain to clients that what they see on their screen isn’t what all of their visitors will see on theirs; differences in OS, fonts, browsers, and monitors all mean that there will be slight variations in the way your pages display. When it comes to HTML emails, it’s harder still; the differing levels of CSS support across the many, many email clients — both online and off- make it hard to establish who can see what.

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Opera 9.5 Alpha — first impression

I’m writing this post using the first Alpha of Opera 9.5, which was released today — just in time for me to play with it a little before I go on holiday! I won’t have time to do an in-depth study of it just yet, so here are my initial thoughts.

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I’ve updated my Speaking page to include more conferences, more videos, and a little on my speaking requirements and preferences. I’m planning to cut down on the number of talks I give in 2014 (twelve is too many), but am always open to interesting offers and opportunities, so please get in touch if you’re organising an event.

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