Archive for the ‘Web development’ Category

Tip of the day: Loose comparisons in PHP gives edgy behaviour

Posted on May 27, 2009, 10:23, in Tip of the day, Web development | No Comments

This is an occasionally recurring issue: Using loose comparison (i.e. “==”, “!=”), instead of strict (i.e. “===”, “!==”), in PHP can give some unexpected results. Some of those are pretty logical – like an empty array compared to 0 or false, returns true – but others not quite that logical. Example // returns true “string” […]

Usability-tips for your application (Part I)

Posted on May 25, 2009, 16:07, in Development, User-experience, Web development | 1 Comment

There are a exponentially growing amount of applications being developed. Some of them vanish at an early stage, while others grow to be quite (and sometimes extremely) popular. What really dazzles me is how sucky many of them (both the popular and the unpopular ones) are regarding how they deal with user-interaction.

My look on the web

Posted on May 24, 2009, 13:29, in Development, Personal, Web development | No Comments

I feel strongly for the idea of the open web. A web accessible for everyone. Now, this doesn’t mean that every single page on the web should be 100% identical for everyone, but more like: Relevant information ought to be available and easily accessible by those who need and/or want it, regardless of disabilities. So […]

Happy birthday, WWW!

Posted on March 13, 2009, 15:20, in General, Web development | No Comments

It’s now 20 years since Tim Berners-Lee propoced the first version of what would later be know as the World Wide Web. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Www

I’m not developing for IE6

Posted on February 15, 2009, 11:53, in Web development | 3 Comments

I’m not developing for IE6, and haven’t done so the last year or two. Don’t get me wrong: I’m not saying that users using IE6 will be kicked out of my sites – that would be harsh for those poor guys and girls who don’t have a choice – or know any better. (And as […]