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 […]
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All this talk about POSH (plain old semantic HTML) has got me thinking about how I build web sites. I seem to have been following the principles of POSH for a few years now:
I have started work on a redesign of this blog, this post is to clarify my thoughts and elict your opinions on what is good, memorable or just damn ugly about this blog.
After reading some positive comments on the sitepoint forum about this site, I started composing an update on the fluid elastic concept and were I am it with it. I realised it should be posted here as well as the forum, even if does duplicate some of my earlier comments.
or the issues using flash for vector graphics that scale relative to page design as seen by Nick.
You can use SWFobject or Unobtrusive Flash Objects to get around the Eolas patent issue in IE and providing content for browsers without flash plugin or the required version of the flash plugin. However, there are a number of problems in using Flash for scaling vector graphics:
If you haven’t noticed this site has had a CSS reboot and a little tweaking of the WordPress templates. It is a partially a proof of concept (or failure in concept if you use a Mac) and very much a work in progress. Let me know if find any problems and please stretch the pages by varying your browser width (and the header still looks good at 300% @ 3000 pixels).
What surprised me from last night presentation, was was people’s positive reaction to using flash in buttons. (Note the flash button was remove from the front page because I did quick job of adding it and the latest version of IE6 want you to press a button every time flash displayed on a page in the normal way).