Sitepoint CSS-live course

Two weeks ago I signed up for this training: CSS Live with Russ Weakley (of MaxDesign).
Why? After dabbling with CSS for years now, I felt there was not a true understanding/foundation – sure, I manage (with the help of an editor), but some things just didn’t work – they should, yet they didn’t… and of course they didn’t make sense at all – “CSS sucks!”. And what the heck are ‘floats’? “I don’t need them, so who cares?”

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Blueprint & jQuery – Case study

Blueprint & jQuery – Case study

I have been working with Stefan for more than two years now and he writes a very useful blog: Divito Design. It’s there that I found a very good post about BluePrint grid – after quite some more reading, I used it to revamp an ‘old’ 2001 site – and wrote an article about how it helped me creating a W3C compliant and browser compatibile site – sharing it with you here: case study – I hope it is as useful to you as Stefan’s article

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Defrosting Cold Cases.com

Defrosting Cold Cases.com

Vidocq is a pretty smart fellow – as a lawyer he worked for Amnesty International and several police forces. For years he had a problem though: many of the cold cases he was involved with needed more exposure, but with tight budgets and lack of manpower, how do you reach a wider audience? And worse, not being tech-savvy, where do you start online? Your own website? Facebook? A first try at WordPress.com was a bummer: although a great platform for beginners, it was still intimidating – and, a bit restrictive – they do not provide ‘total freedom’ (for good reasons – it’s a free service, and they want to control their environment). Vidocq kept on searching and contacted me: it was his challenge (read: frustration) to get his years of experience and cold cases out to the public!

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