Category Archives: CSS and Usability

Customizing SharePoint Portal Server 2003

While browing posts yesterday I noticed an article on customizing SPS 2003 In the article Luis talks about customizing the SPS.CSS style sheet located on the file system.  I just wanted to note that editing default files is unsupported due … Continue reading

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How to live happily with a great designer (By Seth Godin)

For those of you that strive to create a pixel based purple cow each day, you should appeciate this article by Seth Godin dubbed “How to live happily with a great designer“. The only thing I would do differently is … Continue reading

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Designing yourself into obscurity

Just to show that I hate all technologies equally, I decided to touch briefly on an issue which in my opinion is becoming epedemic across design-land. That is the utter lack of creativity with websites. From blogs which do nothing … Continue reading

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Vista Website Updated

If you are looking for a benchmark to measure an online user experience, look no farther than the Windows Vista website. It offers near perfect visuals, usability and of course there is just a dash of technology behind it. This … Continue reading

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CSS 2.1 Reference Guide

Once in awhile I come across a tidy little application that I can’t wait to blog about, this one of those times. Take a look at this compact CSS 2.1 reference, available online or off.

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MSN Goes Standards (CSS) Compliant

As more information creeps in about the long-term benefits of going CSS+Standards based, more and more large scale websites are turning to web standards based CSS design. Amber just pointed this one out to me. MSN launched a new homepage … Continue reading

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Vista Fonts Now Available

Thanks to Scott Hanselman for pointing me to this: Windows Vista Fonts Now Available for Download. Take a look at the below console favorite: Download Consolas

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Looking for IE Add-ons?

If you are looking for add-ons for Internet Explorer a new site has been released to make finding them easy.

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Internet Explorer Beta 2

The IE Beta 2 has been released. This is not the preview, it’s the real deal.

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Internet Explorer 7 and Hacks by Dave Shea

Great write-up from Dave Shea, one of my favorite web-standards advocates. This one entitled Stop Hacking or Be Stopped Teaser: With the imminent launch of IE7 your usual CSS hacking methods are going to fail. If you want to save … Continue reading

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