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Online Shopping Hell

I know that when I rant about web standards and usability I am usually called a fun-spoiler or told that I think too much, but there are reasons for my annoyance at people’s disregard for compliance and any sort of basic testing and that’s because…

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Dumbass Alert

I’d like to bring your attention to Dustin of Panick-Serenade.net. This scummy little specimen is one of those particularly annoying web thieves; almost worthy of a Pants Award except I can’t be arsed to give one out. This little fool is particularly notable in that…

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CSS: Using the Cascade

Some of the biggest benefits of CSS include the space, time and bandwidth it can save you. Except that most web enthusiasts and developers — roughly familiar with the reasoning behind CSS — don’t actually bother to look into it properly so they end up…

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A C.R.A.P. Design

When I read up on C.R.A.P. last month — I admit — I was hoping it would turn me into an amazing designer overnight. Of course, we all know that this is an impossible feat and you can’t reverse several years of bad design habits…

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C.R.A.P.

No, I’m not being rude and I’m not swearing at you… I’ve just finished reading a book (The Non-Designers Design Book — Robin Williams) and have learnt that “CRAP” is the best way of remembering the four basic design principles: Contrast, Repetition, Alignment and Proximity.…

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More Claims to Fame

A couple of my spring pictures have been ‘featured’ on the website of a local newspaper (“Jem of Jackfield”; that has a nice ring to it) after I spotted them accepting Spring picture submissions. This coincides nicely with me re-adding some of my pictures to…

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