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    Worried about AJAX and accessibility…?

    Published June 29th, 2006

    …if so, read this. There’s more info on the subject than you could shake a very big asynchronous stick at.

    Fjax: a solution without a problem

    Published June 27th, 2006

    I was all geared up to post a semi-rant about Fjax — a Flash-based replacement for XMLHTTPRequest that’s been getting some coverage lately. I even got most of the way through writing it, when someone pointed me at this article by Simon Willison that sums up pretty much exactly what I was going to say.

    Design for developers: figuring out colours

    Published June 23rd, 2006

    I’m no designer. OK I can put together a fairly neat looking site when I need to, but beyond the basics I’m a bit stuck. In particular, I find it hard to come up with interesting colour combinations — I tend to end up with black and white with maybe some grey thrown in if […]

    Doing redirects the right way

    Published June 21st, 2006

    A handy guide to implementing 301 redirects — ie. the ‘proper’ way to do it. It has info on how to do it in .htaccess, PHP and various other environments.

    Another useful site for web developers

    Published June 21st, 2006

    Today, during the course of responding to an email asking for help, I was reminded of QuirksMode, a site that has a vast quantity of information useful for web developers. In particular, it specialises in documenting the varying behaviour of the web browsers — even their different versions — in various situations. It might not […]

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