Monthly Archives: July 2009

Firefox Bookmark Keywords get you to you favorite websites faster

Have you ever looked at the Properties of a Bookmark in Firefox?  You see the “Name”, “Location” and “Description”, which are all pretty self-explanatory.  Ever wondered what the “Keyword” thing was all about?  I know I never did.  I just … Continue reading

Today’s Readings

This site has some awesome jQuery, too bad the site is dead without JS… tisk-tisk… Pretty cool UI, but ditto: Ditto… And wow, this one snaps in half pretty badly, but it sure has some cool interaction … Continue reading

Could Typekit be a Realistic Alternative for Any of Your Sites?

Could Typekit be a realistic alternative for any of your sites? To help you decide, you can read all about it. The same font can be used across various development environments with no additional cost, and you can even customize … Continue reading

Not-So-Subtle Tactics to Obliterate IE6

A great new redirect page for all your IE6-users. Maybe this will help get the message across… :-) Happy assailing, and thanks for the referral, Alex, Atg Top⇪

Proof of just how dangerous a little early-morning coffee can be…

So, a seemingly-harmless line in the Google blog ( sent me merrily tangenting this morning… In the post titled “Design patterns for accessible, crawlable and indexable content” (, under the section header titled “CSS sprites and navigation links”, I read … Continue reading

Simply JavaScript – Sitepoint Book Review

[Editor’s note: It is truly amazing how quickly a post can become dated… I am now quite comfortable with OOP-JS and I am now deeply entrenched in jQuery and find it very useful, but my points below about buying a … Continue reading

Today’s Readings

A handy HTML 5 Cheatsheet (PDF)… So why not add in a CSS3 Cheatsheet (PDF)? Coming soon from Mac? 24 JavaScript Best Practices for Beginners (not just for beginners…) Read them all!! 20 Tools to Make the Life of a … Continue reading

Check Your Website Performance

High Performance.  What does that really mean in the web world? Well, if you’re a developer, you might be thinking about how efficient your scripts and functions run, whether they do or don’t bleed any resources, whether they properly dump … Continue reading

Ever Wonder How High the z-index CSS Property Goes?

Here is the answer… Thanks to Stephen Tang for passing along! Happy z-indexing, Atg Top⇪

View Source from Firefox Directly into your HTML Editor

How many times have you had to take a webpage you are viewing, make a flat file and tinker with it in your favorite HTML Editor (I use Dreamweaver, so I’ll use it in this post)? To do this, you … Continue reading