Archive for May, 2008

Elastic or not?

Saturday, May 24th, 2008

I am looking for your views on an issue I am having with a design for a new website at work. I am a fan of elastic design (which you might of noticed if you are reading this via my blog). The original intention was to have a basic design for the smaller (< 900px […]

Is the Premier’s home page worth $1.50 to visit?

Tuesday, May 20th, 2008

The site of the Western Australian Premier is one of the alarming number of websites that are built just for broadband users, while ignoring those on dialup or those on expensive mobile broadband networks. The home page in question weighs in at over hefty 750kb. Which is fine for business and home users with decent broadband, but not everybody has access to fast and cheap broadband in Western Australia.

I am not just talking about outback Western Australia …

Presentation Planning the Presentation

Saturday, May 10th, 2008

Direct from BarCamp Perth2.0, here are the slides, the presentation plan and introduction I used.

An Introduction to W3C’s Mobile Web Best Practices : Free W3C Online Training Course

Monday, May 5th, 2008

The W3C are running a free online training in Mobile Web Best Practices, you can find out more on the course overview page or you can head straight over to the registration page. You might need to rush seeing the course is limited to 100 participants.

Update 1720WST 5 May 2008 , just got informed by W3C the course is now full, the 100 places where filled quicker than they expected.

Hat tip to Scenario Girl. See you on the course Lisa.