Looking for a good and simple explanation of the currently usable (and a few more) CSS selectors? Roger Johansson has taken the time to compile them all into a 3 part article. I can thoroughly recommend it to people wanting a nice overview of what tools are available to them in Cascading Style Sheets or just want to know what the heck “.new + #important > a:focus:first-letter” means. An oldie but a goody.
Month: December 2005
WordPress 2.0 & K2 Beta
Not that we didn’t see it coming, but just to let you know: WordPress 2.0 is out! New features include a redone admin center – I’ll play with it later. Asymtomatic has provided a nice list of changes. WordPress.org itself has received a makeover too; it actually looks professional now. Good stuff. As always, muchos kudos to Ryan Boren, Matthew Mullenweg, and the Shuttle crew (if my info’s correct).
My thoughts on web 2.0
Meet Breton, a very sensible bloke, who just produced the most insightful comment I’ve ever read about Web 2.0. In a post on JeffCroft.com called “Web 2.0 != AJAX”, he said the following:
Design losing its effectiveness
Every day I see evidence that we are losing our ability to understand and appreciate effective design — trading our appreciation and understanding for fetish.
~ source: Andy Rutledge
Recently, Engadget investigated whether the plural for ‘iPod Shuffle’ was ‘iPods Shuffle’ or ‘iPod Shuffles’ (Yeah, I know, but remember, these people come from a country where they wonder whether the plural for ‘Lego’ is ‘Legos’ or not).
Browsing around on Flickr, I came upon a pretty funny screen shot of a Google search ‘verlee’.