This is not another XMLHttpRequest article 02 March 2005
You're probably sick of articles expounding the virtues of XMLHttpRequest by now, well this isn't one of them. While I am suitably impressed with the uses that have brought dynamic retrieval of data via ...
Record of Events 13 December 2004
An advantage quite often has a flipside; a strength that is also a weakness. One of the major strengths of the Internet is the speed with which information can be disseminated, change propagated. But this rapid ...
An Internet divided 02 December 2004
On the one side, you have Flash. On the other, you have HTML. And in the middle is the Internet, slowly being carved up. It's been the title fight on the Web now for about five years. Which ...
Heroes of the Web 04 November 2004
Sir Tim invented it , Dave Siegel killed it , Jakob made it usable and the samurai got it standardised . There have been some great people who have made some huge changes for the Web. ...
Page differentiation 29 October 2004
Users prowl the Internet like lions on the savannah, hunting for information morsels, assessing prey for suitability before casting it aside. That's why we have navigation – it helps those predators navigate their ...
The 51st State 07 September 2004
When you log onto the Internet you leave your house. You leave your state, you leave your country. You enter a global morass of words, thoughts and images. That is the Internet – borders no longer exist. You can ...
Does a domain name matter? 12 August 2004
When you're bringing a new venture to the Web, the first thing you have to do is head to your nearest domain name purveyor and decide what name they shall deign to permit you. If you're bringing an existing identity to ...
Killed with his own spanner 23 June 2004
Have you heard the news? Webmonkey's EKG has beeped unexpectedly in the silence of the night, signalling its return from an untimely death. No official word, but a fresh article and "Today's Monkey Bite" seem to herald ...
Drop Shadows 13 May 2004
Maki has expressed some bemusement at the proliferation of drop shadows on every site that gets released nowadays. JZ pointed it out a bit earlier . People are definitely influenced by what they ...
Online dating 13 March 2004
It's all well and good to have a fire in your belly over Web Standards, but sometimes it's the small things that make all the difference. The giant leap to Standards isn't the only thing that can improve the way a ...
On the road 12 February 2004
This is my fourth day of travelling interstate. 4 days, 4 flights; one more. I'm not what you'd call an experienced traveller – last time I flew was ten years ago – and combined with my ...
Separate meaning from language 06 February 2004
The virtues of separating document structure from style are well documented, and in fact is the cornerstone of the XML/CSS pairing. The aim is to keep data entirely isolated from the way it is presented, allowing ...
When the war is over 24 January 2004
Most of the sites I visit regularly at the moment are Web Standards related. And already, as more people get with the program and we develop a useful pool of tips, tricks and templates, I'm beginning to find myself ...
Drowning in voices 13 January 2004
Yesterday I had a bit of free time and went a bit comment crazy on other people's sites. But not as crazy as I could have. Sometimes when I'm reading an article and feel moved to respond I'll scroll ...
Typing one handed 09 January 2004
» The mouseboard « I was eating lunch at my desk today and thought I'd go visit the Onion after a hard day reading blogs. Unfortunately, it isn't in my favourites list. Even ...
Karaoke code re-use 06 December 2003
I've be an infrequent reader of weblogs for a while now, but this week was witness to quite a few hours of weblog scouring; meandering from place to place, wherever my mouse dared take me. And I've come to a conclusion ...
Network effects 04 December 2003
You do it everyday on the Internet — find priceless treasures that you just have to pass on to friends, colleagues, and any hapless person that comes within the range of your speakers just as you fire up ...
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