Weekend Links – Good Web Design, CSS Working Group, Body ID, IE8 Acid2, DOMAssistant 2.5, Google Analytics, Wii Opera SDK
9 Essential Principals For Good Web Design
PSDTuts has authored an article every Web Designer should read.
CSS Unworking Group
Andy Clarke's not happy with the CSS Working Group and has called for them to be disbanded.
ID Your Body For Greater CSS Control and Specificity
Adding an ID attribute to an HTML document's body can allow more CSS control.
IE8 Passes Acid2 Test, Web Standards Project Dies of Shock
In other news, hell has frozen over and Windows has gone open source...
DOMAssistant 2.5 Released
Another framework with an outstanding new release.
mapper.js allows you to highlight specific areas on an image map.
Wii Opera SDK
A Wii SDK has been created, so now your website can support video game consoles.
New Google Analytics API / DataSource
This CakePHP class allows you to connect to Google Analytics and retrieve your account's information.
For maximum performance, we all know we must put our assets on CDN (another domain). Along with those assets are custom web fonts. Unfortunately custom web fonts via CDN (or any cross-domain font request) don't work in Firefox or Internet Explorer (correctly so, by spec) though...
Warning: The demo for this post may brick your browser.
A while back I posted a MooTools plugin called dwProtector that aimed to make image theft more difficult -- NOT PREVENT IT COMPLETELY -- but make it more difficult for the rookie to average user...
Buttons (or links) are usually the elements on our sites that we want to draw a lot of attention to. Unfortunately many times they end up looking the most boring. You don't have to let that happen though! I recently found a...