Monthly Archives: January 2006

Get web standards to the masses…

The web standards project guys and gals know what they’re talking about. And when the great Drew Mclennan says it’s time to give advice and guidance to small organisations about web standards, it proves that web standards truly are that for the masses.

If you’re not living on the edge, you’re talking up too much room…

So said someone, I forget who. I was tempted to put “If you’re not living on the edge, you’re talking up too mushroom”, but it’s not quite as thought-provoking! Anyway, the ever-excellent Creating Passionate Users team have turned their attention from the user to the developer. More specifically, the person in a technology company who… Read more »

Get the look…

There’s a collection of design guides here on Adam Polselli’s website. If you’re wanting a quick overview of some different website design styles, this is a very good introduction.

2006 website checklist…

Do you want to improve your website this year? Roger Johansson links to Kirk Biglione’s advice on making your website better. He calls it “Five Steps To A Better Website In The New Year”, and that’s exactly what it is. Great advice.

The integration of product names into speech…

I’m sure there’s a better title for this entry, but I’m darned if I can think of it. So, you know what I mean. Using product names in ordinary conversation to denote actions or things. I “Hoover” regularly (OK, occasionally) when I should really “vacuum”. I also put Daddies on my chips, but maybe brown… Read more »