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Back on the blog with a CSS rant

Submitted by Jakob on 1 February, 2007 - 04:46.My Blog | CSS

My blogging behavior took a hiatus on me, the main reason being a long stay abroad and a lack of time. I still lack time, but blogging is way easier when your Internet connection has a real will to live and work. I'll probably write more about my time in the Middle East later on, but right now the reason I am writing is a recent article I read in A List Apart written by Molly E. Holzschlag titled "Thinking Outside the Grid" (link at the end of text).

The new super-improved KogVet website is launched!

Submitted by Jakob on 10 October, 2006 - 01:09.My Blog | CSS | Drupal | Portfolio Updates | Web Design | XHTML
KogVet front page

The new website for the student association at the Cognitive Science program here at Linköping University was launched two weeks ago but I haven't gotten around to posting about it until now. It's with a great feeling of accomplishment that we finally launched this site and we're thrilled at the thought of all its new features and what it will bring to the association and the students at the program. Continue reading in my portfolio...

The problem with CSS and why designers think with tables

Submitted by Jakob on 30 June, 2006 - 21:51.My Blog | CSS | Human-Computer Interaction | Usability | Web Design | XHTML

So called web standards-compliant coding using XHTML and CSS is being touted as the way of the future for web design and more and more people adopt the new methods and practices by the day. However CSS introduces a less than intuitive way to think about page layout which makes it hard to adopt and is also why web designers still use tables for layout. In this article I will cover some recent web design history, discuss why designers think with tables and why the CSS formatting model is not as intuitive as it should be.

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