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Archives by Month: May, 2004

Listed below are excerpts and links to all weblog, blog entries, posts published during May, 2004.

Sun

23

MAY

2004

Searching, Researching, and FeedDemon

User-friendly and feature-packed FeedDemon RSS Reader made its awaited debut a few months ago. As an early alpha tester of FeedDemon, I’ve especially enjoyed seeing how hiqh-quality software evolves from its early behind-the-scenes stages to where it is today. In Bradsoft’s typical much praised user-oriented approach, Nick Bradbury has relentlessly continued to ask for and listen to users' comments and feedback. Currently behind the scenes for testers is FeedDemon 1.10 RC4, where users will continue to find helpful improvements, not just bug fixes. (437 words, 24 links, 2 images)

05:24 pm, pdt23 May, 2004

Thu

20

MAY

2004

CSS Roots

Message To The Messengers - Props to the old school is a recent post by John Allsopp looking back at who was involved in creating and promoting CSS from its beginning. Ah yes, those names jog memories and recollections of where we’ve been that have brought us to where we are today. If you haven’t yet checked it out, it’s well worth a visit. (388 words, 4 links)

09:19 am, pdt20 May, 2004

Sun

9

MAY

2004

Fantastic Upcoming Web Essentials Workshop

Web Essentials 04 is an upcoming sure-to-be-exceptional workshop covering Web standards, accessibility, CSS, structural markup, and related issues. Scheduled for September 30th to October 1st in beautiful Sydney, Australia, the information-packed program and well-respected presenters could certainly make this upcoming workshop one of the most valuable to attend in the Web design and development field this year. (180 words, 15 links, 1 image)

10:40 am, pdt 9 May, 2004

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