Results for tag webdesign

  • A Google Map with company logo and travel directions using jQuery
    Joor Loohuis, 2010-09-19
    Our article describing how to set up a Google Map with a company logo and travel directions proves to be popular. One question we've received a few times involves using jQuery in stead of Prototype, so in this article we provide the jQuery version.
  • Finding the right UTF-8 symbol
    Joor Loohuis, 2010-04-29
    Occasionally, you might have the need for a special symbol in HTML. Whether it's a simple arrow, a foreign currency symbol, or something more exotic, it's probably represented in the UTF-8 font encoding. Here's how to find the correct entity.
  • Book review: Everything you know about CSS is wrong
    Joor Loohuis, 2010-01-03
    While 'Everything you know about CSS is wrong' may be a presumptuous title for a book, it discusses an important development in the layout of websites and applications. The book provides an in-depth discussion of the advantages of CSS table display styles.
  • A Google Map with company logo and travel directions
    Joor Loohuis, 2009-08-24
    A Google Map is a nice attribute for a company website. In the blink of an eye visitors can see where you are located. The posibility for a prospective customer to get travel directions is a very useful addition. Using the company logo to indicate the exact location adds the finishing touch. All this is actually quite simple to set up, as this article shows.
  • Microformats: embedding information in webpages the right way
    Armijn Hemel, 2009-04-14
  • Unintentional side effects of using microformats
    Joor Loohuis, 2009-04-13
    Interpreting a website using microformats semantics has consequences for webdesigners and webdevelopers, even if they don't intentionally use them. Certain markup is assumed to have a specific meaning, which may result in functional and presentational side effects. Therefore, designers and developers should be aware of the syntax of microformats, and avoid it if the semantics are not applicable.