Codeacademy

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Mashable has recently listed their 6 startups to watch in 2012. One of them has caught my eye and as I'm playing with it, it's proven to be interesting. It makes learning programming (JavaScript) interactive and fun. It sure beats simply reading a textbook In its first 72 hours after launching this summer, ...

CSS: Dead Center

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I recently had to create a splash page for BTN's upcoming launch of LiveBIG. This involved a single, prominent image on the page with a sticky footer and a top bar header. Developing on a larger monitor, everything looked great and as it should compared to the design comp. When viewed on ...

Now You See Me

Perhaps the most heavily-repeated pattern in JavaScript-based page manipulation is showing and hiding content. Tabbed interfaces. Collapsible elements. Accordion widgets. It crops up nearly everywhere. In and of itself, this pattern is not a bad thing, but few people realize how profoundly your choice of hiding mechanism can influence the accessibility of your content to ...