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Allow me to introduce you to my new little app, Postable

Friday (24/3/06), 8:31 pm. 247 comments.

I absolutely hate having to switch all the “< " and ">” signs in my code to “&lt;” and “&gt;”, respectively. I also hate having to write “&amp;” anytime I want to include an ampersand. This makes including code snippets on my blog and whatnot extremely annoying, and today I finally got fed up.

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Debugging CSS

Saturday (18/3/06), 1:57 pm. 4 comments.

Oftentimes one of the biggest excuses I hear from people as to why they don’t use CSS for all their presentation is that they have a really hard time getting it to work the way they want cross-browser. It’s a valid complaint–Thanks to Microsoft, it can be difficult to get your CSS to simultaneously work in multiple browsers.

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May 1st I Reboot

Tuesday (21/2/06), 3:38 pm. 4 comments.

Yeah, I jumped the bandwagon and will be launching the new elliotswan.com on May 1st with the rest of the CSS Rebooters.

I figure hope this will give me 1) enough time to make sure the design I’ve been working on is perfect before launch, and 2) give me a reason to finish it.

If I’m really focused lucky maybe I’ll even have my new portfolio up in time for the Reboot.

Proper SEO != Outsmarting the Search Engine

Monday (19/12/05), 9:09 pm. 5 comments.

Another article of mine has been published on Design Studio Mag, make sure to check it out:

Proper SEO != Outsmarting the Search Engine

I have a hypothetical situation for you.

Friday (16/12/05), 2:21 pm. 9 comments.

I have a hypothetical situation, and I need some help in determining the outcome. That’s where you come in.

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Thinking about a realign

Tuesday (29/11/05), 1:44 pm. 20 comments.

I’ve been thinking about doing a realign here at elliotswan.com, and I’m now taking requests.

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Standards and validation, what are they good for?

Tuesday (15/11/05), 5:19 pm. 19 comments.

Everybody’s always talking about standards and validation, but I think a lot of people don’t really understand what they are for. Many talk of standards and validation as if they are the same thing–and they’re really not.

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Pains of Webdesign: Top 10 Pet Peeves

Tuesday (8/11/05), 2:45 pm. 25 comments.

Web designers and developers do many things, and they don’t do many things. Some are great, some aren’t so great, and some are down right terrible. Here’s my Top 10 list of things that drive me up the wall:

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SitePoint Mayhem Contest

Monday (3/10/05), 9:06 pm. 11 comments.

It looks like my entry in the SitePoint Mayhem Contest has been chosen as one of the four winners. I had a lot of fun and actually ended up learning some as well.

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Pepper Gallery — Freshness for your Mint

Saturday (17/9/05), 1:13 pm. 14 comments.

With the growing amount of Pepper for Shaun Inman’s Mint, I’ve decided there really needs to be a Pepper Gallery. There’s been a thread about the idea over on the Mint Forum, incase you’re interested.

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