Blog post from July 2004

  • Stupidity - Ebay Auctions

    Ebay was a great idea, a vision of genius. The idea of bringing an auction room to the worldwide mass was a stroke of genius. No other site, as far as I'm aware, has done it better, nor has such a global following of users. However, this genius can q…

  • Come Explore

    I have added a new section to the site... Explore. This is where you can find all my favourite external links. These range from some very useful web development related articles and major sites, places to spend all your hard earned cash on without ha…

  • I'm IE Vexed

    Why do people continue to use Microsoft Internet Explorer as their default number one choice browser. Is it because it because it's the best browser available? Alas not by a long way. It seems that many internet surfers are ignorant to software other…

  • More IE News Stories

    If you read my last article and are still not convinced to switch away from Microsoft’s Internet Explorer, then read these articles. Web Browser Flaw Prompts Warning states "Users are being told to avoid using Internet Explorer until Microsoft p…

  • GAWDS Newest Member

    GAWDS.org is an association of organisations and accessible web designers and developers - and it is designed to both promote and protect standards - not technical standards - but accessible web design standards. What is the Guild of Accessible Web D…

  • Tweak Here, Tweak There

    I am still in the process of adding the special feature to the site, as early implementation testing provided harder to perfect than I first thought. Hopefully I should get this up and running soon. In other web development improvements for this site…

  • Woohoo, Special Feature

    Yes. Finally. The special feature has been added to the site. I had been working on getting this for a few days now, on and off that is. This evening I decided to have a real go at it. I progressed slightly with the addition of display: list-item; bu…

  • Guest Speaker On Accessibility

    I can't believe it. I'm in shock. I have been asked to speak on a course on web accessibility in London on Thursday 15th July! David Travis, a member of the Guild of Accessible Web Designers (GAWDs) contacted me regarding my web standards-based, high…

  • Mobile Update

    Hello, this is an update not via a computer but from my new mobile phone. This phone has a built in version on the Opera browser using its small screen technology. So now I can keep updating easily where ever I am in any location virtually. This coul…

  • University Results

    I received my second year university results today and as expected there were some highs, very highs indeed, and a few lows unfortunately. My Internet 2 module website which is a complete shopping cart e-commerce application & the report scored m…