Category: Opinion

Leave your ego behind

Today, I’m gonna talk about human ego. Can we apprehend it, how to deal with it, what is good and what is bad. This is not a psychological article but it is written from my perspective, talking about my own ego problems and how I (hopefully) managed to keep it under control.

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Would Google benefit from using web standards?

Google homepage has 5 KB in size and the search results page less than 20 KB. Both pages don’t use standards compliant coding that separates data from presentation. This is not a problem because Google looks the same in all browsers and loads pretty fast. But, what if we used standards compliant code? How should […]

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Designing a Content Management System driven website

If you designed a web page that is supposed to be used as a part of Content Management System, than you should already be familiar with the difficulties and limitations of those designs. There are many variables you should think of when designing for Content Management Systems — what are the maximum image sizes, which […]

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Designing with passion

One obvious and another less obvious steal or rip-off (as you wish to call it) came to my eyes recently. In article “Is this a rip-off?” I pointed obvious one, and in the comments to the article I pointed one less obvious. Both of them are inspired by this design. What’s wrong with those people? […]

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How to start building web sites?

Although I created my first web page back in 1997, I began designing them full time in 2004. In 1997 I was designing just text pages and my layout was table based. Now, in 2006 all of layout is CSS based, so if you are starting a web career, you have to know how to […]

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