Tall wide navigation tabs

If there is one thing that I am semi-consistent with [in regards to site navigation], it’s wide [tall] tabs. Larger clickable real estate makes it a little easier for readers to get where they want to go without having to position their mouse pointer over the limited click area of standard text links. Here’s how […]

Browser testing and a standalone IE7

If like me, you loathe the thought of your own work looking disheveled any web browser other than the one you use on a daily basis, you understand the importance of testing with alternate browsers. As much as I would love to see all web pages rendered consistently in all browsers across the board, reality […]

Crazyegg impression: Heatmaps are hot!

Crazy Egg recently gifted me with access to the current beta service and I must say, I am impressed. While analytical tracking utilities like Mint [currently running on 5ThirtyOne] provide great data results regarding hits and unique traffic, it is often difficult to create a general impression of actual reading habits. Analyzing that reader #2345 […]

Google does calendars with CL2

Being in a constant disorganized state, I often seek out methods for improving my productivity. Unfortunately, I have yet to find a suitable methodology for remembering minor “todo” items or events. I’ve experimented with various calendar services including Hipcal, and more recently, 30Boxes. Time and time again I realize that I lack the discipline necessary […]

Foliage Download: It’s Foliage in your cup!

I couldn’t resist. Foliage sounds like Folgers [coffee]. Sing it with me: “The best part of waking up, is [Foliage] in your cup!” Ack. No?. I know there are people who each their veggies. Well here it is, my first public release to the WordPress community. From what I hear, the WordPress group is an […]