Design Resources

Typetester - online font comparison Jul 26, 2007

The Typetester is an online application for comparison of the fonts for the screen. Its’ primary role is to make web designer’s life easier. As the new fonts are bundled into operating systems, the list of the common fonts will be updated.

Compatibility table: CSS3 Selectors Jul 20, 2007

A few CSS3 selectors are already making their way into modern web browsers. Of the browsers tested thus far, Konqueror is the clear leader in implementation, with the Gecko (Mozilla, etc) engine not too far behind. In all cases I have used the latest current browser release, except for Internet Explorer where I’ve used the Beta of IE7 (as IE6 has no support at all).

The Power of Web Site Colors Jul 13, 2007

Color can play an important role in communicating your message online. Color choices can inspire, make an impression, and persuade your prospect to buy from you. Your color choices alone are sending a specific message to your viewers.

Optimizing Web Applications and Content for iPhone Jul 13, 2007

Understand the capabilities of iPhone, Follow established design practices for the web, Adopt iPhone-specific design principles

DENIM: An Informal Tool For Early Stage Web Site and UI Design Jul 10, 2007

DENIM is a system that helps web site designers in the early stages of design. DENIM supports sketching input, allows design at different refinement levels, and unifies the levels through zooming.

Website Grader: Free SEO Report Jul 09, 2007

Website Grader is a Free SEO Report tool that evaluates your website on marketing and search engine optimization. Get your free report at for advice on how to better do Internet marketing for your business.

Easy cross-browser transparency Jul 03, 2007

If you’ve ever found yourself in the position of needing to place a semi-transparent image or layer on a web page, you’ve probably ended up reading various arcane methods involving 24-bit PNG graphics and proprietary IE AlphaImageLoader expressions. Luckily, there is an easier way; albeit at the expense of valid CSS.

Cleaning up code with semantic anchors Jul 03, 2007

The id attribute allows you to uniquely identify any element of choice. Rather than using an a element, we can simply apply the id attribute to the containing element, such as a paragraph or div..

Using the universal selector Jul 03, 2007

The CSS universal selector, denoted by the asterisk (*), selects any element in the document. Using it in combination with other CSS selectors can lead to some powerful results.

CSSVista Jun 25, 2007

CSSVista is a free Windows application for web developers which lets you edit your CSS code live in both Internet Explorer and Firefox simultaneously.