I have for long been struggling with an internal legacy application that wraps the content page in a frameset. Very annoying because I have spent some time to reverse engineer a poor-mans API to the application. Problem: An inline “reverse” framebuster script that makes sure that everything is nicely(?) wrapped in the frameset. As you […]
I figured the original bookmarklet toolbox needed an update. Added Quirksmode detection, layout grid and updated PageInfo to accept framed pages.
I have been looking a fast, intuitive editor for my Windows laptop. Now I stopped looking. E-texteditor for windows is very intuitive and easy to use. I highly recommend watching the screencast (a short tour of some of the best features). Although it’s still in beta, it seems so much better than the alternatives. I’m […]
It is no secret that all versions of Internet Explorer on Windows prior to version 7.0 has a flaw in its PNG renderer. The flaw basically involves the rendering of the alpha transparency and means that the images cannot fade nicely into the background. The IE PNG bug explained In the screenshots below you can […]
I decided to make a little toolbox that’s easy to apply on web pages, when investigating problems with web pages. Basically, it’s the tools I used when investigating the case I described in “Why web standards matter (case study)” I decided to split this into two posts. This first one is about the toolbox. The […]
Project managers often have a hard time understanding web standards and why they matter. In this case, my arguments made a perfect business case for the managers of a particular project.
I just found this page on ILoveJackDaniels.com: Cheat Sheets. It contains a bunch of cheat sheets (you know the good old reference posters that is nice to have around the office). Realy good stuff. Now I just need to go to the office after dark to print a couple of posters on the A0 plotter […]
I just found out (via BorkWeb) that the W3C is looking to standardizing the XMLHttpRequest object which is the foundation for all AJAX based applications. Today this object is implemented by all the major browsers. But because there is no standard dictating how this object should behave, the implementations are a bid different. That in […]
With the release of Firefox 1.5, I thought it’s time to make a round up on the tools and plugins that makes my everyday work faster, more efficient. Here are some of my favorite tools for Firefox and a few for Internet Explorer.