September 2007 - 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 CSS3.info 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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Aside

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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