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Archives by Month: October, 2004

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





Helpful CSS Tips

Trenton Moss recently wrote a new article for with helpful CSS tips, Ten CSS tricks you may not know. Tantek Celik follows up with Ten CSS tricks --- corrected and improved. I suggest opening them both in your browser and reading each tip by Trenton Moss along with Tantek’s corresponding comments. In addition, there are plenty of good comments, discussions, and links. (66 words, 2 links)

10:30 am, pdt12 October, 2004

Categories: CSS, Development, Standards





Testing Websites for Accessibility with Lynx

Need to test your Website for accessibility? Testing with Lynx, the text-only browser, can give you helpful insight. As the result of a recent discussion via the Wise-Women discussion list, I wrote up a few tips about using Lynx, including links to downloads, online testing, and more: A few Tips for Using Lynx. (56 words, 3 links)

09:37 am, pdt 5 October, 2004

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I Wrote a Book

Deliver First Class Web Sites: 101 Essential Checklists  Via Deliver First Class Web Sites: 101 Essential Checklists, by Shirley Kaiser. SitePoint Books (July 2006). 

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Recommended Books

 Book cover: The Design of Sites, Second Edition : Patterns, Principles, and Processes for Crafting a Customer-Centered Web Experience. By Douglas K. van Duyne, James A. Landay, Jason I. Hong. Prentice Hall PTR (December 14, 2006). 

Book cover: Bulletproof Web Design: Improving flexibility and protecting against worst-case scenarios with XHTML and CSS, by Dan Cederholm.

Hand-picked best book recommendations for Web site design, CSS, graphics, Photoshop, color, accessibility, more

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