Web Tools and Methods

The FireBug Advantage

Now some would argue that Firefox deserves to be your browser for the great number of cool plugins that it offers. This story in Computerworld

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The OS Mess

The primary reason ye Editor is NOT an admirer of Apple and Steve Jobs is his relentless drive to establish a monopoly equal to or

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WordPress Slider Usage

Now that sliders for WordPress and general Web Development have become rich and varied in their features and reliable in their performance, it is worthwhile

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Measuring your Website

Measuring the Web The Web is the20th Century’s Cauldron of Change. The Web  is spilling  out change that is innovative, widespread and intimidating. Innovative because

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Google Wave:Update

The following is the details about Google Wave, Google’s very ambitious (open source?)effort to takehold of the social networking movement– it is derived from the

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FHTML – Fluid HTML

The problem with Flash is that its coding was already tough with ActionScript, it is now doubly tough to code especially for designers using ActionScript

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3 CSS3 Background Properties

Using large-scale, responsive background images has become a current trend in Web development. Coupled with JavaScript routines like Skrollr and Scrollspy users can control both foreground

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Chrome vs IE8

Update: See the latest benchmark results including Firefox, Opera, Safari results here. On the day after Labor Day I got a browser surprise. During my

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Return to Pay Per Web View

Time magazine confronts the problem which is plaguing the publishing industry and now spreading to all media – the model for charging for your work

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The Old Lady Sings

Many people have written off magazines and newspaper publishers as ante-diluvian and Waiting for Godot. Watch it. There is more to publishing on the Web

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Ballmer’s Problems Three

Steve Ballmer’s Microsoft is playing serious catchup in 3 big software development tasks: 1)Windows 7 still has speed, reliability, memory usage, hardware+software compatibility issues, and

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HTML5: Web SQL Database

SQLite is one of the most popular databases that you may not know about. It is used in every Firefox, Skype, McAfee,  and Solaris instance.

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CSS3 Border Images

One gets a good illustration of the mixed state of the CSS3 implementation among the browser vendors by trying to implement such standards as Flex

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WebP with WordPress

Controling your website’s image sizes has become a top priority among Web developers Here is the reason why: As of  2017 end , HTTPArchive.org reports

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Max Adobe Show

The Adobe Max Show in San Francisco this week is becoming as important to Web and Cloud Designers and Developers as the Microsoft PDF/TechEd conferences

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WordPress Optimizing: Clean-up tools

Related posts: WordPress Migration Tools Web Development Tools Overview Blog Authority and Readability Tools Muse-like Tools for Fast Website Development UI Design Tools: Future Directions

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Underhyped Software

Let me suggest one candidate for underhyped software – that is software that is quite good but just manages to stay under the radar except

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CSS:The Missing Facts

I have just been sent CSS: The Missing Manual by David McFarland at O’Reilly Press to review. So I am scouting through the manual to

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Web Design IDEs

Drag and drop design of Web pages has been elusive – Borland had a product way back when with IntraBuilder which was quite good- but

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HTML5 Up and Running

This review is doing double duty. It evaluates the book HTML5: Up and Running by Mark Pilgrim from the O’Reilly Press while also doing review

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More IDEs Surface

Here is another IDE, from alfega, that appeared on the PHP/Web development scene. It has the flavor of CodeGear/Embarcadero’s Delphi for PHP. I have seen

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Chrome Frame Opportunity

I have been having an extended discussion on this blog about the role of Web writers and savvy developers in allowing Microsoft to be very

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Blogging from WordCamp Toronto 2010

Open Source CMS-Content Management Systems/Blogs like WordPress, Joomla and Drupal  have become so popular as basic website delivery vehicles that they are now “must-know” tools

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IE9: Such a Disappointment

IEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE9, what a disappointment! It would not be so bad if Microsoft had managed expectations better. But the ACID3 scores going from 55% to 95%.

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jQuery Image Display Toggles

A consistent need in web display is to be able to show selectively more details of an image+description triggered by either a click or mouseEnter/mouseLeave

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Elementor Under Duress

Our MasterWP.guru blog recently posted WordPress Under Duress, a report underlining multiple signs of pressure impacting WordPress. The WP Tavern Posting cited intensive competition from other

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Photoshop for Web Development

Sitegrinder is a Photoshop plugin – not an ordinary photo-effects oriented plugin; but rather a Web Development tool. SiteGrinder allows graphic artist to layout the

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Bing to Google: Its Serial

After 10 years of playing increasingly third  fiddle to Google’s search engine Microsoft’s Search Engine , Bing, has turned an important corner. It is garnering

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HTML5 , Canvas and SVG

This paper by Bruce Lawson has a lot of the goods on whats happening on HTML5. There is mucho HTML 5 appearing at the wikipedia

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