New web sites are launched every day – more than one can keep track of, for sure. I am certain that if you take a little bit of time to dig, you can find the statistics on how many web site launches there are in a day. My point, however, is that with all the [...]
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As a developer you need to be as efficient as possible. The Smarty templating engine can make your development time shorter and your pocketbook larger.
I am always on the lookout for more great sites relating to web development in any language, but today, I wanted to share a few of my choices.
It has been far too long since we’ve talked about SSH. What is it and why is it so great?♠
What is it about Facebook that people love? As a developer, I can see how applications are exciting, as a user, I can see how the “high school reunion” part is fun, but have they made too many mistakes and lost what hooked so many people to the site?
Some thoughts on releasing code to the world, and missing some details. What can programmers do, beyond testing, to make sure that the code they release will work for every user?
An informal survey of 15 minimalist blogs reveals some surprising statistics.
Thinking about what makes good code, I haven’t been able to figure out an answer that makes me happy. What are your thoughts?
WordPress themes have been adding more and more features that were once plugins. Who is to blame and where should it stop?
Hey Sandboxers, How About an Update! (OR How to Update the Sandbox Theme to Work With WordPress 2.7)
Bump, bump. Hey Sandboxers, yeah you, Scott and Andy. Wordpress 2.7 has been out for a while now and we still don’t have an update to Sandbox. I mean we’ve got sticky posts now, and threaded comments, and a new logout tag. I think it’s about time we had a talk.
The W3C has worked hard to remove presentational elements from HTML. Unfortunately, old habits don’t die easily. This has resulted in some standard generic CSS classes that are contradictory to the intention of HTML and CSS. If you are using classes like
.clear you are guilty as charged.
I found a very interesting idea by Tim Van Damme, which examines the possibility of a service that fixes nothing but Internet Explorer 6 bugs, much like the slicing/PSD-to-HTML niche that’s grown in popularity over the past years.