Came across this this morning, and seems like an interesting little utility, though I’m used to doing the opposite — turning a layered Photoshop into a website.
Can’t really think this would be an everyday part of my workflow, but I can see it coming in handy every once and awhile.
Page Layers: Turn a Website Into a Layered Photoshop Document
I tweeted this at the beginning of November, but felt it was worth reposting and subsequently retweeting. Smashing Magazine did a great article on continued support of older browsers. While not all web projects require this same amount of time and effort to make work in IE6, there is definitely more labor involved — often with a degraded and sub-standard result, not to mention slight code bloat to fix things like IE6′s lack of PNG transparency and conditional style sheets.
While I don’t take as hard of a line as the Smashing Magazine article, it does make a very valid point — stop giving away stuff for free and see how quickly clients move away from the “need” category when it comes to older browsers.
“But The Client Wants IE 6 Support!”
This was posted back at the beginning of August over at A List Apart. Great read, and I realized I never posted it to Keefr.com. So if you happened to overlook this nice article on helping create web revolutions, check it out below.
Web Governance: Becoming an Agent of Change
I tweeted about this last month— the new rapid release and version numbers web browsers are now utilizing is a bit annoying. This article brings up some other good points. I love the quote from Dave Winer:
Browsers should be like the lens in my glasses. If you’re thinking about it, your attention is in the wrong place. You use a browser to look through, at other things.
Bad Browser, No Donut
While access to the Internet is more of a given these days, and the speed at which users can access the Web increasing, file sizes for images, videos, etc. continue to increase as well. As a web site owner, on top of wanting to deliver sites as quickly and efficiently to your users, bandwidth also may be a consideration if you’re the one paying the web hosting bill(s). The list linked below is a great list of 11 ways you can simultaneously increase your web sites’ efficiency and minimize bandwidth.
11 Ways to Cut Down on Server Load of Your Website