Archive for the 'Web Development' Category

How to Make Your Web Startup Successful

Thursday, October 5th, 2006

It’s a little old now, but boy is this a great set of tips for any web startup or web entrepreneur - 10 Rules for Web Startups.
The article is by Evan Williams who co-founded Pyra Labs - the people behind Blogger. He’s now the CEO of Odeo - a podcasting-related startup. He admits he’s made […]

Firefox Scrollbar Pushing Content Left

Wednesday, June 28th, 2006

I just spent about an hour trying to work out why a CSS layout I was working on suddenly jumped left when I clicked on certain pages in Firefox, but not in Internet Explorer.
It turns out I made the silly mistake of forgetting Firefox pushes content left when the vertical scroll bar appears! ie. If […]

Bloody Typos

Thursday, June 15th, 2006

You’ve spent hours trying to find a bug in your code. Why is your program/script not doing such a simple task!? I mean, you’ve done the same thing a million times before. The code is so easy. It should work.
Then it hits you.
You’ve spent hours trying to find a problem that didn’t really exist. What […]

Invest in Design or Development?

Thursday, April 20th, 2006

I was recently in a discussion with someone about how much a PHP/MySQL developer should be paid. Their argument was that it’s harder to create a good web site design (looks-wise) than it is to code in PHP/MySQL. While it does take a lot of talent to make a nice looking web site, it probably […]