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Make Your Mockup in Markup. Is it time to ditch Photoshop and start designing in the browser?
Becoming a Font Embedding Master. A well written explanation on how to implement
@font-face on your webpages.
In Defense of Eye Candy. Does beauty in design have a benefit besides aesthetic pleasure?
Web Design Education. Participate in the movement to bring web design education up to date.
Web Standards: Where the ROI is. Molly explains the business value of Web Standards to business decision makers.
Common Visual Design Misconceptions. What can we do to demonstrate the truth about visual design to coworkers and stakeholders?
The Highly Extensible CSS Interface ~ Part 1. Discusses the importance of producing visually rich interfaces with semantic, accessible, and portable markup.
The future of web standards. The world of standards-based web design and development has been undergoing something of a shake-up these past few days...
Understanding Web Design. Find out why cultural and business leaders misunderstand web design.
Jeffrey Zeldman: King of Web Standards. "As a pioneer of standards-based design, he helped put an end to the browser wars and made Web sites available to all."
Corporate Web Standards. Good advice on how to approach introducing standards in a corporate world.
Web Application Form Design. Learn about the effects of vertical and horizontal labels and the impact color can have on a form.
Semantics â€” Why Bother? Learn what semantic markup means and the practical uses it has.
HTML5, XHTML2, and the Future of the Web. Find out what may soon be coming our way in the world of HTML.
The business case for Web standards-based development. This article prompts you to ask whether your Web techniques are stuck in the 1990s.
Graceful Degradation & Progressive Enhancement. Make your site accessible to any user agent, while providing improved aesthetics and/or usability for more capable browsers.
Practical, Entry-Level Web Accessibility. Learn some fairly simple things you can do to make a better, more accessible web page.
How to Grok Web Standards. Learn how web standards work, and why they are more than simply an alternative means of producing a visual design.
Markup as a Craft. Carefully crafting your markup is like making a lucrative investment in the future of your code base.
Jeffrey Zeldman On Why To Incorporate Web Standards. If you need help selling standards to your colleagues, this article is for you.
CSS shortcomings. Common disappointments given the current state of CSS support, solutions, and what the future holds.
CSS, Specificity, Cascade, and Precision. Taling advantage of the cascade and how it can help make your code more elegant.
The Big Picture on Microformats. A snapshot of whatâ€™s happening with microformats today and why you should to start using them.
Screen Resolution and Page Layout. Optimize Web pages for 1024x768, but use a liquid layout that stretches well for any resolution, from 800x600 to 1280x1024.
Visual Vs. Structural. Does the choice of approach â€” visual vs structural â€” have any impact on the accessibility or usability of a site?
Control Block Formatting Context. A case study for how to establish new block formatting contexts and see what their effect is on the other elements around them.
Creating & Maintaining a Web Style Guide. How to create and maintain a web style guide to better manage your organizationâ€™s web presence.
Behavioral Separation. Jeremy Keith explains how content, style, and behavior all deserve their own space.
CSS is Worthless. CSS does not make a site accessible, or make your site rank higher in search engines, or make you an elite web programmer.
High DPI Web Sites. A preliminary proposal for how higher resolution images can be incorporated cleanly into an existing design.
Semantics and design. Why using CSS to achieve a visual style might reduce the semantic value of a document.
A Guide to CSS Support in Email. Discusses CSS support on each of the popular email environments.
Principles and Elements of Design. Moving from theory to practice, analyzing eight CSS Zen Garden designs.
How to Design for Different Browsers. Learn about ways of dealing with browser differences.
A Designer's Guide to Prototyping Ajax. A number of techniques and guidelines to help your team design for Ajaxâ€”rapid prototyping.
CSS support in HTML emails. Discusses CSS support offered by three important web based mail clients: Hotmail, Yahoo! Mail and Gmail.
HTML Prototyping and Agile Development. Taking a look at how HTML prototyping can help you save time and avoid document debt".
Creating a Standardized Web Site Development Workflow. Helps you develop a project plan needed to explain customers all the steps needed to develop their site.
Seven Accessibility Mistakes (Part 2). Ideas to help you nudge the client in the direction of user-centric development or provide ammunition in meetings.
Seven Accessibility Mistakes (Part 1). Avoid fatal flaws by learning how designers and clients contribute to inaccessible Web sites.
In Search of the Holy Grail. Three columns. Two fixed-width sidebars with a liquid center. ALA 211 issue.
Web 3.0. Jeffrey Zeldman expresses his views on the current state of AJAX / Web 2.0 in this ALA 210 issue.
Designing for the Web. Taking a look at some of the constraints unique to the medium of the Web.
The HTML Hierarchy: Thinking Inside the Box. Understanding what's happening with the content we place on a page (visually).
Introduction to CSS. Takes you through the basics of CSS, great for beginners and a good reference for advanced users.
Thinking Outside the Grid. With CSS we are able to create grid designs if we want them to be, or not.
Top 12 CSS Articles/Tricks of 2005. Hand picked from monthly archives (one for each month).
Ten reasons to learn and use web standards. Whether or not you are using Web Standards, this list should come in handy.
Become a better Standardista. Tips and techniques that should help any newcomer produce solid standards based sites.
Web Standards and The New Professionalism. We are responsible for the education of ourselves and each other.
CSS design for the future: workaround vs hacks. Article on good practices when coding CSS for browsers.
The Principles of Design. Examine the defining principles of your profession (Web Design).
The Web Standards Advocate. Nice Presentation on web standards.
Untold Mysteries of CSS. Three untold CSS mysteries you might not know about include the universal selector, !important keywords, and multi-classes.
The case for XHTML Nice article by Faruk Ates on why XHTML is good for the web.
The Beauty and Business of CSS The slide presentation of Douglas Bowman's at Web Essentials 2004, now available online. (CSS Beauty mentioned... what an honor!)
Web development mistakes. by Roger Johansson (REDUX)