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News : December 2003

Today is Thanksgiving Day. I really don't celebrate Thanksgiving for the turkey or even the U.S. and Native American history behind the holiday. I celebrate today in honor of all those who have given so much time, energy and overall commitment to this magazine. As you may or may not know, Digital Web Magazine is comprised of a 100% volunteer staff

November 27, 2003 at 9:12 AM

Nick Finck

Dave Shea resurrects the old debate over font sizing

November 26, 2003 at 12:24 PM

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D. Keith Robinson makes note of his continuing efforts to make his site better and more usable through Progressive Enhancement. He's spent some time recently on accessibility on the level of Section 508 guidelines and the W3C's Web content accessiblity guidelines. This brings into focus the use of accessibility statments

November 26, 2003 at 12:20 PM

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Denham Grey writes a great post about KM Models

November 24, 2003 at 11:09 PM

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Going through my inbox I realized I forgot to mention Peter J. Bogaards's excellent article on The Document Triangle

November 24, 2003 at 10:57 PM

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A new issue of Boxes and Arrows

November 24, 2003 at 10:53 PM

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Well, colour me happy

November 24, 2003 at 6:39 AM

Ian Lloyd

People talk about the mixed joy and pain of getting 'Slashdotted', but the tables have been turned somewhat as Slashdot gets ALA'd

November 24, 2003 at 6:32 AM

Ian Lloyd

Andy King examines the web sites for Detroit's big three automakers

November 21, 2003 at 12:37 PM

Nick Finck

Well we are back from our short visit in NYC and jetlagged as ever. One person we met while in town was Carrie Bickner, author of Web Design On A Shoestring. In this issue of Digital Web Magazine

November 21, 2003 at 1:23 AM

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Dave Shea publishes CSS Crib Sheet?

November 20, 2003 at 11:40 PM

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Lou points out another card sorting tool called uzCardSort

November 20, 2003 at 11:22 PM

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Using Flash to build a website

November 20, 2003 at 9:28 PM

Brandon Olejniczak

Today's DevGroup NW meeting was postponed due to inclement weather. Weather that lasted only a few hours, mind you. Shortly after the e-mail arrived, I noticed that typographi.ca issued a small challenge in the way of, "Validate Me!

November 20, 2003 at 12:11 AM

Brandon Olejniczak

I love to hate seeing this, but here we go with the Presidential Websites that Violate Accessibility Guidelines

November 17, 2003 at 9:30 PM

Brandon Olejniczak

SprintPCS has gone standards compliant, baby!

November 17, 2003 at 9:12 PM

Brandon Olejniczak

Andy Budd muses wonderfully on the woeful Pricing Problem

November 16, 2003 at 9:20 PM

Brandon Olejniczak

If there was one charming and commited individual I got to meet at SXSW it would be Molly Steenson (AKA Girl Wonder). Molly has been hard at work at the Interaction Design Institute in Ivrea, Italy. She a been working on a resource and discussion site about interaction design called The Hub

November 15, 2003 at 11:08 PM

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Andy Budd on The Pains of Pricing

November 15, 2003 at 10:51 PM

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Issue 163 of A List Apart

November 15, 2003 at 10:39 PM

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Created for designers by ARTIS Software & The Iconfactory, xScope

November 14, 2003 at 11:07 PM

Brandon Olejniczak

The winner of the ReUSEIT contest has been announced. And the Winner is...

November 14, 2003 at 11:03 PM

Brandon Olejniczak

Finally, some evidence that the US government is listening to the web community

November 13, 2003 at 4:54 AM

Ian Lloyd

Another new issue of Digital Web Magazine

November 12, 2003 at 8:35 PM

Nick Finck

Three new articles from Boxes and Arrows

November 12, 2003 at 6:57 PM

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Speaking of great articles, Big John (yes, that Big John) and Holly Bergevin have written two great new articles for Position is Everything

November 10, 2003 at 1:26 PM

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The W3C has released a whole volly of documents

November 10, 2003 at 1:21 PM

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If there is one person who I have been reading a lot more of now that in the past it is Mr. Clay Shirky. Yesterday he published a great article on The Semantic Web

November 8, 2003 at 7:35 AM

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Amy Gahran writes a great RSS 101

November 8, 2003 at 7:21 AM

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Issue 162 of A List Apart

November 7, 2003 at 1:01 PM

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IA Humor

November 7, 2003 at 12:58 PM

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In this issue of Digital Web Magazine our talented Keep It Simple columnist, Peter-Paul Koch, returns to tell us that our beloved CSS is in danger. PPK professes to Keep CSS Simple

November 6, 2003 at 11:20 PM

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Matt Haughey asks why... why have Microsoft developers been holding back a little known secret that you can, in fact, install several versions of Internet Explorer concurrently in windows XP

November 6, 2003 at 12:29 PM

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Another brilliant article by Scott Berkun. Issue #27 over at UIWeb: The art of usability benchmarking

November 5, 2003 at 10:52 PM

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Keith Robinson goes in-depth about Usability and Lessons Learned From A Redesign

November 5, 2003 at 10:48 PM

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Dave Shea tackles the topic of Plugging the RSS Usability Hole

November 5, 2003 at 10:42 PM

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Veen on Patterns and Facets

November 5, 2003 at 10:39 PM

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Martin Fowler gives us some thoughts on UML 2

November 4, 2003 at 8:37 PM

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Richard Rutter makes a few good points about Sitemaps

November 4, 2003 at 8:32 PM

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A great new article by Bill Trippe has been published on econtent magazine, Can XML drive taxonomies and categorisation?

November 4, 2003 at 8:22 PM

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Did I read this right? RSS for Web Comics

November 4, 2003 at 8:15 PM

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What would Jakob Nielsen's site look like it someone else redesigned it? Well, now you don't have to wait. Thanks to the ReUsit! competion

November 4, 2003 at 2:13 PM

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This is bad comedy and then there is OK/Cancel

November 4, 2003 at 2:09 PM

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"Too many organizations take an unprofessional approach to the content they publish on the Web. Many web managers still seem to believe that if they get the technology right the publishing will look after itself. Quality publishing requires skill and discipline. Unfortunately, discipline is something many web teams are lacking." Content management: web publishing needs real discipline

November 3, 2003 at 9:52 PM

Brandon Olejniczak

Speaking of RSS, and titles, Feedroll is a great little tool to help you customize the look and feel of xml feeds

November 3, 2003 at 9:45 PM

Brandon Olejniczak

Some of you may have noticed that the recent posts for Digital Web Magazine's RSS feed

November 3, 2003 at 8:07 PM

Nick Finck

SitePoint has published a great new article by Nathan Matias on Wikis. The article is entitled What is a Wiki?

November 3, 2003 at 12:11 PM

Nick Finck

For those in the Portland area, Ross Olson and I will be giving a presentation on Web Power Tools

November 2, 2003 at 8:33 PM

Nick Finck

There have been several mentions of an old but new magazine called Graphic Design: USA. Don't be mistaken; it would be a rare occasion that any Web Designer would be featured within its pages. However, that's not to say it is not a good resource for the basic principals of design. I have been browsing the filtered articles they have published online and one in particular caught my eye. The article is entitled "People to Watch in 2003

November 1, 2003 at 5:04 PM

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