Archive: March 2007
Do you need to create html emails? Then this could be just what you're looking for.
started out as a BrowserCam competitor, but now they also offer screenshot based email testing
! Quickly test your html emails and see exactly how they appear in a wide range of email clients and webmail systems. More »
28 March 2007 | No comments yet
Well, I've finally done it. I have quit my job at Madgex and am now on the freelance market. Please get in touch if you need any css, html or Information Architecture work done. I can only do short contracts/small jobs, as I am planning on going back to New Zealand after the summer.
20 March 2007 | 2 comments
I just upgraded this site to the latest version of Pivot. Bear with me while I fix a few issues with the site. I have personalised the software a little so I need to copy those changes across.
18 March 2007 | No comments yet
I have been part of the recruitment process where I work for a while now and I am often asked by those who are unsuccessful to give them some tips. Read on for invaluable insider knowledge! More »
13 March 2007 | No comments yet
I went along to the Women in Media Conference
yesterday and I must admit I disagreed with a lot of what was being said. I've worked in IT for over 11 years, in a huge range of companies - small, large, educational institutions, ecommerce, investment banking, design agencies - and I have never in all that time experienced discrimination because of my gender. In fact, it has often been an advantage as many companies are desperate to hire women to balance out the gender mix. More »
09 March 2007 | No comments yet
For what it's worth, here is my opinion on the subject of front-end web development best practice. This document assumes you are already coding confidently with HTML and CSS. It is also highly subjective! It covers everything from choosing a doctype to SEO tips and suggestions on how to make your pages more accessible. More »
05 March 2007 | 1 comment
I was recently asked to justify print stylesheets to a client. Here is what I wrote. More »
05 March 2007 | No comments yet
A collegue came across an issue today with elements in his CSS file ignoring z-index. Turns out for z-index to work you have to give the element an explicit position, eg. position: absolute or position: relative. Who knew?
01 March 2007