I'm 5 years old 28 November 2008
It looked okay in Mozilla Firebird, but I carefully checked it in Internet Explorer 5 again. All of the floats seemed to be shepherding their content perfectly, so I uploaded the final version of my CSS file. ...
Birthday 2.0 28 November 2005
Oh! My blog birthday almost passed without me noticing; it's just been that short a year. I can't believe that it's been two years since I first put up this site. Feels more like 700 days ... 730 ...
Hey Cam, what'cha been up to? 13 September 2005
With an entry approximately once every 68 days, you may well be wondering why you bothered bookmarking this site (you did, didn't you!?!?). Well, I can tell you I haven't been sitting around whittling miniature carvings of my ...
Birthday #1 27 November 2004
It was exactly this day a year ago that I tentatively put up The Man in Blue . I hoped that people would like it, that someone might link to it, but I've been overwhelmed by the ...
Vorsprung durch technik 01 August 2004
With a nice rest after the launch of my new portfolio , I thought I'd share a few of the techniques I used to create it. (These are just the ones I found mildly interesting) Collapsing ...
Update your bookmarks 23 July 2004
OK, so I lied. When I told you at that WSG meeting that my new site would be up in a couple of days? A fib. But now, it's live . ...
Replugged 06 June 2004
If you can read this it means my domain name's re-delegated in your part of the world and my new host server (Media Temple) hasn't crashed. No major hassles setting up, just the usual CGI ...
Unplugged 01 June 2004
It's kind of bad when, on the same weekend, your web host decides to cut off service for non-payment without sending you a bill , and then there's a mix-up with your domain name which means it ceases to be ...
Maintenance 07 April 2004
Hmmmmm .. my visits actually increased during the week when I couldn't post. Maybe that says something about my writing ... Just to get me (and my arm) back into the swing of things, I thought ...
Too many steps 02 February 2004
Even though I read all the usability books, browse all the usability web sites and meditate to all the usability mantras, I still forget about usability. This was brought home during my latest "referrer crawl". ...
When your server explodes 21 January 2004
Overnight on my web host's server the "Harddisc crashed. It has been replaced and data is being restored with latest available backups." Of course, this means I've lost over a week's worth of data. Of course, this means ...
[R]ather [S]wanky [S]ourcecode 16 January 2004
All the kids seem to be doing it nowadays, so I thought I'd create an RSS feed for this site (and also because Dave S asked, nay, demanded to be updated!) It seems to be a good way to go if ...
... just like spiced ham! 07 January 2004
Arriving back from holidays to a quiet office I was greeted by 276 e-mails. 4 of those I kept. The place where I work has a real problem with spam. Our web site gets moderate traffic and on it somewhere ...
Final shout out 11 December 2003
A final shout out to all the people who have visited this site since it opened and have linked it up. Thanks for the good words! Andrew Fernandez | Andre Restivo (Daily Bytes) | ...
Pest control 10 December 2003
After all the useful feedback I received from people regarding the rendering of this site in various browsers, I entered bug-fix overdrive during the past couple of days and am now pleased to say that this site ...
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 ...
Shout out to the referrers! 03 December 2003
Many thanks to all the code-heads who have linked to my site and are finally making my web host work for their money! (in no particular order) Douglas Bowman (Stopdesign) | Simon ...
A web site is born 28 November 2003
As a web designer, it's rather embarassing when you don't have your own web site. So, four years after I designed my first web site it was about time that I did. Hours of design, code, trashing, re-designing, ...
A web site is born (the technicalities) 27 November 2003
The discovery of XHTML/CSS was my emancipation from the cold, cold shackles of table-based web design. The likes of Jeffrey Zeldman , Douglas Bowman and Eric Meyer showed me the light (praise be!), ...
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