Categories: "Web Design"

WebDD07: Unobtrusive Javascript with Rails (Dave Verwer)

Review: Unobtrusive Javascript with Rails at WebDD Conference 07 15:40 to 16:40 This was the final talk of the day and I was flagging a bit, I'd originally planned to go to Scott Guthrie's WPFe talk, but that was packed out and, following Dave's stella… more »

WebDD07: Quick and dirty Usability tests (Zhivko Dimitrov)

Review: Quick and dirty Usability tests - one week, no budget, and no usability facility at WebDD Conference 07 12:00 to 13:00 I got "Don't make me think" for Xmas and so I've become quite interested in the concept of cheap usability testing, I was loo… more »

WebDD07: Doing it in style (Patrick Lauke)

Review: Doing it in style: creating beautiful sites, the web standards way at WebDD Conference 07 10:40 to 11:40 Patrick started with an explanation of web standards, what they are and why they're good for you. The list of benefits he gave were fairly… more »

WebDD07: Microformats HTML to API (Glen Jones)

Review: Microformats HTML to API at WebDD Conference 07 9:30 to 10:30 This was the first talk of the day, it was in the smallest room but it was packed to overflowing (people were sitting on the floor!) which is surely a good sign for the future of… more »

WebDD07 in review

I went to WebDD Conference 07 at the Microsoft Campus in Reading today. This post records my overall impressions, and is also my first attempt at an hReview, which is something I've been meaning to try out for a while. I'm going to do a review of each… more »

In-the-Brain of Dave Crane: Design Patterns for AJAX!

Tonight I've been to a free talk at Skillsmatter by Dave Crane, all round Javascript guru and co-author of my favorite Ajax books: Ajax in Action. I missed the start of it, thanks to the usual high standard of service on the underground, but I was the… more »

IE, Alpha Transparency and Print Stylesheets

As may be obvious, I've been playing around with a theme for b2evo in the last few days. I've got it to a point where I was mostly satisfied with how it looked in Firefox, Opera, Konqueror and IE. However, I am using the AlphaImageLoader to make the PN… more »