After almost 15 years of web development, these are the 10 things that I consider most important or most often forgotten when preparing a website for a launch.
Using Google’s New PageSpeed Module for Apache
Google’s new PageSpeed Apache Module is incredible. I did however hit a few snags in the installation and configuration of the module. Nothing serious, but I thought it was worth pointing them out, in case others run into the same problems.
Web Hosting Calculator: What I learned
Photoshop for Web Developers
I hope to keep this post updated with invaluable PhotoShop tips geared towards web developers. Web developers often received “PSD mock-ups” and are tasked to…
Replacing Icons with CSS
CSS only graphics provide consistency, speed, changeability and search engine friendliness. The techniques are simple and many are supported by even the oldest of web browsers.
Just make the whole thing a link!
Who can be blamed for invalid HTML? The coder who created the markup? The browser that has an "anything goes" mentality to rending HTML? The…
HTML 5 Storage is better, but cookies aren’t gone yet
HTML 5 Storage is a promising addition to the web developers arsenal. However, it's name is confusing to many novices because it implies a connection…
Buttons – the time-saving, bandwidth-reducing, seo-friendlier way
There are many more reasons to avoid button graphics than to use them. Most effects can be produced using only CSS, and what’s even better is that they can be applied to just about any element in your HTML.