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Building and Launching the New HBDesign.com from a Technical Perspective

Redesigning and launching a new web site is a daunting task with many things to take into consideration. One of the key considerations for us was to bring our web site up-to-date from both a design and a technology perspective. … Read more…

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Technical Interpretations of Graphic Designs

Leslie, our Creative Director, recently sent me some examples of graphic design she had created.  She took some design-oriented quotations and rendered them graphically. She placed a constraint upon herself: each design was limited to a single font. She did three different designs … Read more…

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Managing fonts with the Google Web Font Loader

What is the Google Web Font Loader? To understand what the font loader is, you first need to understand using web fonts. With the @font-face CSS rule, you can specify fonts to download for your web page. This CSS rule was first … Read more…

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Comparison of Browser Web Development Tools

As a web page developer, I rely on web browser-based development tools like Firebug. Over the years each browser as improved their built-in tools, so I thought I would write a series of posts looking at features I find useful … Read more…

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Sometimes They Get it Wrong

As I have said in other posts, I am also an instructor at Clark College in Vancouver, Washington. Recently I had a student who wanted to create an ordered list of items in two columns and needed to have the … Read more…
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Usability in HTML and CSS

As a web developer I am very aware of the need for usability of web sites. I also teach HTML/CSS as an adjunct professor at Clark College. In the time that I have been teaching HTML/CSS and trying to help … Read more…

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Bookmarket for Validating CSS and HTML

As a web coder, part of my work flow is to validate the HTML and CSS code on my pages.  In the past I have used the “Web Developer Toolbar” plugin for Firefox.  The plugin is a great tool with … Read more…

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