Jan 18, 2008 — Hosting · Web

When Bad Servers Rebel

Between YouTube down on Tuesday, my own hosting problems for the past couple days, and 37Singals having a bad morning, it seems everyone deals with hosting issues from time to time.

Read More


Jan 15, 2008 — Hosting · Web

YouTube Deflated

YouTube is down (or close to it), rendering little more than plain HTML text. Either they’re having technical difficulties or someone posted the funniest video ever made.

Read More


Nov 25, 2007 — Code · CSS · Web

Decoy Fix for IE Duplicate Characters Bug

Among the countless IE annoyances, the duplicate character bug is one I’ve ran into more than once. Position Is Everything has a thorough write-up on the puzzling behavior, which seems to be triggered by HTML…

Read More


Oct 19, 2007 — Web

Findings From the Web Design Survey

In April 2007, A List Apart and An Event Apart conducted a survey of people who make websites. Close to 33,000 web professionals answered the survey’s 37 questions, providing the first data ever collected on…

Read More


Mar 20, 2007 — Web

37 Signals Releases Highrise

Highrise is an online contact manager that helps you keep track of who you talk to, what was said, and what to do next. Excellent tool for organizing contacts. In an age where working off-site…

Read More


Mar 20, 2007 — Design · Web

ExpressionEngine Redesign Explained

Jesse Bennett-Chamberlain has written an excellent article describing the ExpressionEngine website redesign. Not only is the final result a fantastic website but his insights are worth any designer’s time. Great info on the design process…

Read More


Feb 09, 2007 — Design · Inspiration · Web

9rules Ali

In the season of redesigns, 9rules launches what they’ve codenamed, “Ali.” Some of the added features include: 9rules Live – expanded to give readers more options for viewing 9rules member content 9rules Member Site Profile…

Read More


Feb 08, 2007 — Design · Inspiration · Web

Happy Cog Anew

Happy Cog releases a beautiful new design, pushing the message that they are not just web designers but authors, speakers, and industry movers as well. More from the man who got the cog rolling, Zeldman…

Read More


Jan 31, 2007 — Usability

Gmail Usability Issue

A minor nuisance that I am annoyed with daily: When logged into my Gmail account, the main page shows a “Report Spam” button to the left of the “Delete” button. However, if I navigate to…

Read More