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Thursday, March 21, 2002

Chris's wrap up of his Daily CSS Fun, wherein he coded 19 unique stylesheets for a single page of markup, is brilliant.
Javascript Optimization
This document is intended to serve a number of purposes. One, it is intended to be a compendium of JavaScript optimization techniques, a place where one can turn to find optimization examples, some well known to JavaScript Programmers, and some not so well known. Two, it is also a source of performance information with regard to how these techniques perform in comparison to each other. Lastly, it is intended to address the issue of which programming optimization techniques work as intended in the interpreted environment in which JavaScript code runs.

Wednesday, March 20, 2002

Why have I never read this one? Beyond the FONT tag: Practical HTML text styling.
Zeldman points us to moreCrayons
The main purpose of this site is to provide a resource for web designers and developers to test this expanded palette. The web-smart palette pages show different demonstrations of the palette. If you adjust the bit depth of your monitor, you can evaluate how the colors display at different resolutions.

Sunday, March 17, 2002

Concerns on Flash MX Positioning
The underlying problem here is that Flash does not focus on document creation, but rather animation and interface. It does not surprise me that Macromedia, like Microsoft, would like to displace open standards such as XHTML and CSS with a format it defines, but I don't see it as beneficial to web as a whole to do so.
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Wednesday, March 20, 2002

Kottke points to the winning photos at Pictures of the Year International, and I'd like to point you to the 2002 winners of the World Press Photo Contest.
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