Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Tuesday, October 28, 2008


"Kaxaml is a lightweight XAML editor that gives you a 'split view' so you can see both your XAML and your rendered content (kind of like XamlPad but without the gigabyte of SDK)."

Saturday, October 18, 2008

The 62.5% Solution

How to size text using ems | Clagnut : Typography : CSS techniques

body {font-size: 62.5%; /* Resets 1em to 10px */

Saw this technique used in the CSS for a WordPress theme but didn't know just how it was setting 1em to 10px. This explains it.

Thursday, October 16, 2008

24 ways

24 ways - web design and development articles and tutorials for advent

Hadn't thought of celebrating Advent with web design, but why not? It's a geek thing.

PNG8 - The Clear Winner

SitePoint Blogs: PNG8 - The Clear Winner: "While there still may be times when full transparency control in all browsers will demand the PNG32 hacks, personally I think PNG8 should become the default choice for web transparency effects."

Friday, October 10, 2008

Amanda Ripley - Attitude: More Important than Exercise

Amanda Ripley - Attitude: More Important than Exercise:
This all reminds me of a fantastic quote by the theologian Charles Swindoll...

"The longer I live, the more I realize the impact of attitude on life. Attitude, to me, is more important than facts. It is more important than the past, than education, than money, than circumstances, than failure, than successes, than what other people think or say or do. It is more important than appearance, giftedness, or skill. It will make or break a company, a church, a home."

Wednesday, October 08, 2008

Free CSS Templates

Download free CSS templates - Free CSS Templates:
"All of my templates are free for any type of personal or commercial use (provided you follow the license) so you do not have to pay me anything to use them. All I ask is that you link back to my website in some way. I also update my site with new templates regularly so check back for even more free CSS templates."

Friday, October 03, 2008


"PDFsharp is the Open Source library that easily creates PDF documents from any .NET language."

Wednesday, October 01, 2008


"A Pure-Python library built as a PDF toolkit."