I recently left Germany relocating to the island of Malta, and a couple of weeks later I was finally able to deploy my new home studio with a new addition – an amazing custom-made 2 x 12 guitar cabinet with Celestion V30 speakers, custom built for me by Paul Gough of Zilla Cabs (cheers, Paul … Continue reading “My New Home Studio in Malta”
Freelance websites are cheap employers’ favorite places to hire cheap developers to build their big and shiny dreams at discount prices and low quality, and make these sites owners rich for making both sides happy and content.
During the Christmas holidays I finally found the time to spend a couple of days to tackle something I’ve been planning to do for quite some time – to fully redo (in terms of code and design) wemakesites.net, my portfolio/personal website. Honestly, I wasn’t sure if I should announce it here, but I am pretty … Continue reading “My New Portfolio/Personal Website is Up and Running”
I’ve always been interested in techniques for adding custom look and feel to form elements, and through the years I’ve offered a number of such solutions. In today’s post I will share my latest insight in check box and radio button styling, which is an improved version of another technique I’ve offered sometime ago, but … Continue reading “Imageless Custom Checkboxes and Radio Buttons with CSS3: Revisited”
The blog post for today is my ramblings about common mistakes that novice web-developers make during their first steps in programming. Just for fun. They: Use W3Schools as a primary source for programming knowledge and do not question a single line of code they find there. (“W3C is a mystery world which I should learn … Continue reading “Funny, but True Facts About Novice Developers”
I am happy to announce that the new website for the Acid.JS Web UI toolkit is already up and running with new design, improved accessibility, better user experience and loads of new and cool features. Here are some of the highlights: The Personal Bar at the top of each page allows you to: Use Google … Continue reading “New website for Acid.JS Web UI”
Internet Explorer 8 is out, with a couple of rendering modes, that will take time to handle. As you know, IE8 renders pages in standards compliance mode by default, and the X-UA compatibility tag has been a good idea of Microsoft, as it gives a chance to developers who have not optimized their websites for IE8 to … Continue reading “Using the IE8 X-UA Compatibility Meta Tag Properly”
“How much costs the “alt” attribue of an image? Should I use it or not? If I have 20 images per page, what is the total cost of the <img /> tags with the “alt” attribue?” If you are a web-developer, you have certainly noticed the growing bunch of websites that provide the convenient and relatively unexpensive service … Continue reading “A Word About the PSD to (X)HTML Services on the Internet”