Preparing for IE7 – Hacks and Conditional Comments

CSS filters and Hacks are so 2005 I think the future of CSS is not in hacks but looking seriously into using conditional comments. I’m saying this as someone that is trying to figure out the best approach for retrofitting older conversions. Conditional comments are IE statements that say if IE6 or any other version, […]

Standards-based web development resources made even easier

Chris Pederick of the all mighty Web Developer Toolbar mentioned a great service today on his blog. Rollyo allows you to create your own personal search page that is super easy to build. I’ve jumped at the chance to build a firefox toolbar to search the best standards-based resources available (and my site to boot.) […]

Attribute selectors to provide language information

Attribute Selectors for International Web Sites Sébastien Guillon, recently wrote a post about using the CSS2 attribute selector and content rule to let visitors know what to expect when clicking on a link to an international web site. Inspired by his approach, I’ve simplified some of the code and added background images to represent the […]

Creating a table that scrolls with a fixed header and footer

I had a challenge today to create a table with a fixed header and foot. My first reaction was… oh no…. I pictured all sorts of hacks to make it work. I tried position: fixed, I tried extra divs, I tried this, I tried that, I even prayed to the Venus of Willendorf statue on […]