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WordCamp Birmingham

By: Mitch Canter

Andre Natta and the rest of the planning crew down in Birmingham have been working non-stop to make sure that the first south-eastern WordCamp is going to be a great success.  If you’re into WordPress [ and really, who isn’t? 😉 ], they’re still looking for both sponsors and speakers. I have two sessions planned […]

PodCampOhio Show – Wrapup

By: Mitch Canter

It was sort of last minute last night, but I did get a chance to join Dr. Anonymous, AngeloMandato (congrats again on the baby – hope it wasn’t me that spoiled your secret), Brandice, Daniel, and podcasting newcomer Brad (?) in Dr. Anonymous’ weekly show over on BlogTalkRadio.  It was a great time (and I […]

Transparent PNG in IE6 – JavaScript

By: Mitch Canter

There are a lot of fixes for Alpha PNG transparancy in Internet Explorer 6.  They all have their pros and cons, but I love this one because (unlike some other fixes) it covers every image at once.  That way, you can put in a lot of transparent images and get a massive fix for all. […]

HTML Email vs. Web Layout Design

By: Mitch Canter

Sometimes the best way to reach a mass of new clients is an email.  It’s easy to send and people check their email every day (or every hour… or every minute – yes I know some people that do!), so you know that people will get it (providing it doesn’t end up in someone’s spam […]

CSS Reset: Leveling the Playing Field (a bit)

By: Mitch Canter

I’ve recently discovered a nice way to standardize the view I get between Internet Explorer and Firefox, which have a standard “stylesheet” built in to render websites.  The problem: both browsers use a different stylesheet, which can lead to inconsistancies between the same site on different browsers. So, I’ve adopted a “CSS Reset” file.  What […]

The Twitter Fail Whale Photoshop Contest!

By: Mitch Canter

First of all, thanks to Daniel Johnson, Jr for providing a link to the “Fail Whale” origin story.  Read the article, and go support the REAL artist behind the Fail Whale! That being said, when it comes to the original screenshot… I think it could be spiced up a bit: And I got to thinking: […]