New microsyntax for Twitter: three pointers and the slasher

Chris Messina proposes some microsyntax for Twitter. I especially like the CC. Good thoughts from the guy who started hashtags.

Written on Dec 10, 2009 in Dev

Dropbox Trick: Making the default Mac screenshots instantly live on the web

I have a little trick I use with the program Dropbox that I thought I would share. This came about after some discussion on Twitter about how some of us use...

Written on Sep 15, 2009 in Dev

How to Get Started in Web Design

Marcus starts a series of posts on the topic of starting, and it’s great to see. Some people just know what to do, but most of us sort of flail around for...

Written on Nov 11, 2008 in Dev

Ultimate IE6 Cheatsheet: How To Fix 25+ Internet Explorer 6 Bugs

Nice gathering of fixes and hacks related to Internet Explorer 6, the browser that just won’t die.

Written on Sep 5, 2008 in Dev

Web Usability

Look at the homepage for Mediabistro. What a mess. Barely any definition between individual posts, hard to tell what’s an ad and what’s not, and their header...

Written on Apr 9, 2007 in Dev

Minor Changes

Those of you reading the site in Internet Explorer, 20% according to Mint, can now see the site as it was intended to be seen. I had run across a few hacks...

Written on Feb 20, 2007 in Dev

Site Traffic For the Year

I’m no pro-blogger. I never set out to be, and I still have no aspirations toward that goal. I do, however, enjoy seeing the minimal traffic I do get. So as...

Written on Dec 30, 2006 in Dev