Sharing Bookmarks

Aug 20, 2008

There are numerous services popping up to help you keep track of your favorite browser bookmarks. From what I can tell from Alexa traffic, the top three are Digg, Technorati, and Delicious.  It seems like there are new services popping up every day and it can be hard to keep with with how to let users add your bookmarks to their bookmark service. AddThis.com looks like it's trying to help. More...

Free Photos

Aug 16, 2008

Where can you find some photos without paying an arm and a leg?  Here are some helpful sites to try for inspiration.

Flickr Creative Commons

Balloons Off Broadway, Grove City, 2008 More...

HTML And CSS Developer Tools

Aug 12, 2008

Despite the best developer tools, sometimes having the ability to see what the browser sees can be invaluable in troubleshooting a CSS layout issue, or a performance or load issue.  Firebug, Fiddler and the IE Developer toolbar are supposed to help see the HTML, CSS and JavaScript that the browser sees.

Comparison of Firebug and the IE Toolbar features. More...

Space Between Words

Aug 12, 2008
Splendor of the Word by Jeff Tabaco

There seems to be a growing trend in the web community to remove spaces between words.  The fact that domain names cannot have spaces further complicates the matter.

Take a look at 20 more unfortunate domain names and you can see the kind of confusion and unanticipated consequences that occur as a result.  By the way, domains can have the dash character (-) and subdomains allow the period (.) character, sometimes for interesting stylish effects (del.ico.us now delicious and script.aculo.us). More...

Design Layouts For Mobile Devices

Aug 11, 2008

After looking at Web Applications On The iPod Touch, I thought I'd share some of the patterns used in designing an application for a 320 pixel x 240 pixel Windows CE 5 device.  These same design patterns and apply to designing for the iPod Touch and the iPhone as well. More...

Web Applications On The iPod Touch

Aug 08, 2008

I recently did some research to see how a web based application developed for another mobile device on Windows CE 5 could be ported to the iPod Touch.  The application ran initially, but showed up very small on the iPod Touch browser display.  Clearly a bit of work would be needed. It wasn't as painful as some ports, but it wasn't totally pain free either. More...