Category Archives: Web design

Amazon’s crummy messages

Wherein I recount the ordeal of ordering phone service from Amazon, and their non-defensive design of error messages. Continue reading

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RSS subscription usability

[Veen](http://www.veen.com/jeff/archives/000733.html) brings up a good point about the [usability of subscribing to RSS feeds](http://www.veen.com/jeff/archives/000733.html). With the rollout of feeds on our [paid sports site](http://www.ajcsportsplus.com), and as we’re beginning to roll out feeds on [AJC.com](http://www.ajc.com), it’s a question I’ve tried to … Continue reading

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Quote of the day

“It’s a Gmail task in a Hotmail world” A coworker sent me that quote, and neither of us can find the source… if anyone out there in great wild Web knows, please drop a line… Update: 5-16-06: Thanks to irayo … Continue reading

Posted in Programming, Technology, Web design

Getting simple

Wherein I compliment simpleydone.com’s design and ponder my own redesign. Continue reading

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What to say about CSS?

At work, I’m getting to teach a basic CSS course for our producers. I had a blast teaching advanced copy editing/basic newspaper design when I was in [grad school](http://www.journalism.missouri.edu/), so the chance to teach again is great! The trouble I’m … Continue reading

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A walk on the client side

Wherein I recount my tales of mastering the DOM, Javascript Templates, and Node.appendChild(). Continue reading

Posted in Programming, Web design

When good CMSs go bad!

Didn’t know PC gaming’s death was for sale! [(Orig. article)](http://www.gamershell.com/articles/884.html)

Posted in Programming, Web design

IE/Mac doesn’t handle elements with two class names

Wherein I write for Google about how IE/Mac doesn’t handle elements with two class names. Continue reading

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Clean code, blogs makes breaking news easy

Wherein I recount the tale of the AJC homepage throughout the courthouse shooting ordeal. Continue reading

Posted in Journalism, Web design

Branded RSS readers not the way

Wherein I refute the idea that newspapers should have their own branded RSS reader Continue reading

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