From Legacy to Web 2.0

Musings of a developer on the cutting edge, just steps away from the bleeding edge.
Dec 0
Dec 0

Pondering the bleeding edge…

One of the things that I loved the most about working at Disney a few years ago: There was always a challenge! The group was hanging on the other side of the bleeding edge, using all of the latest technologies, while staying backward compatible. I learned a lot there, and the group drove me to […]

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Apr 0
Apr 0

Proxies, you’re doing it wrong!

If you do a search for User Agent Strings, you will find that there is a VAST number that use the following string: “Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 7.0; Windows NT 5.1; InfoPath.1; .NET CLR 2.0.50727; .NET CLR 1.1.4322; MS-RTC LM 8; .NET CLR 3.0.4506.2152; .NET CLR 3.5.30729)” While normally, I wouldn’t think this is that big […]

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Aug 0
Aug 0

Reflecting on CSS3…

CSS3 Image Reflections have been around for quite some time. Back when I was parsing out the iTunes website to get the latest statistics, I came across my application’s image without the reflection, shadow or other styles which made my icon really pop. This of course made me wonder how they were doing it without […]

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Jun 0
Jun 0

Dock – for the cased iPhone and iPod!

I have decided that Apple is preventing me from purchasing more of their products by not allowing their iPhone and iPad docks to to work with their cases.

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Jun 0
Jun 0

CSS3 calc() coming to Firefox

This article explains it all. Take a look and see what CSS3 calc() can do. Pretty nifty stuff! Firefox 4: CSS3 calc()

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Jun 0
Jun 0

Refreshable Braille and the Web

Articles like these remind me of why great HTML markup is SO VERY important to accessability, and forward thinking.

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Jun 0
Jun 0

Post Click Marketing – What it is…

Great information on landing page myths for marketing.

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Jun 0
Jun 0

Firefox 3.5 – Fonts, clean and crisp

I found an article relating to @font-face css rules, read it in Firefox 3, and then decided to look at the same page in my VM instance of Firefox 3.5. The difference was staggering, and yet very slight. Firefox 3 looks very grainy and even pixelated where Firefox 3.5 looks crisp, like an Arial font should look.

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Jun 0
Jun 0

Are you afraid of Shadows? Part 2

So now one must wonder if Internet Explorer will try to catch up, or if we will continue to require our web developers to handicap the abilities and speed of their websites just to appease the MANY users of Microsoft’s always behind browser.

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Mar 0
Mar 0

IE8 Released Today

Internet Explorer 8 was released into the wild today. The enhancements are great, but what about CSS3? Looking at my Blog, I have created some very cool styles that highlight and bring the text more into a 3D view. Apple’s Safari and Google’s Chrome browser supports all of these enhancements, Firefox 3 supports some, but […]

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