Category Archive for "Web Design"

Simple free diff tool for Mac OS X 10.5: Kdiff3

I needed a diff tool to compare text files on my Mac, and it turned out to be a time-consuming endeavor to find a basic free diff tool. One option is to install the Mac developer toolkit Xtools, but if

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Tim Berners-Lee’s original announcement of the World Wide Web Project (1991)

In his wonderful book “Designing for the Social Web” (2008), Joshua Porter provides this nice little url in a footnote, he calls it a “super cool link,” and it really is.  It is Tim Berner-Lee’s original Executive Summary on Usenet,

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The best of both worlds: CSS tables

I just noticed an article in Digital Web Magazine by Rachel Andrews over at SitePoint, who has written extensively about pros and cons of css vs. table layouts. In this article, she demonstrates how to use css tables using the

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Where Do You Set Cache Preferences in FF3 (Firefox 3)?

In case you have had problems getting your latest css/html changes show up in Firefox 3 and couldn’t find the cache settings anywhere in the tools menu – they are actually not there anymore. To configure Firefox 3 to look

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Dreamweaver copy, paste, redo, undo commands stop working

I keep running into this problem with Dreamweaver: Copy, paste, redo, and undo suddenly stop working. I then find myself on google for the next hour trying to solve the problem. Since I don’t want to keep wasting my time,

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The Truth of Universal Web Design – John Allsopp Revisited

It is refreshing to see John Allsopp’s smart article about “The Dao of Web Design” re-surface on the December 2008 issue of “A List Apart” (as editor’s choice – hat off to the editor).  Constantly shifting and evolving web paradigms (then pull – now

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