so about six weeks ago (so early pxt 2008) I started a new ADHD med, after having gone off of sytattera in about April on an experiment in treating my symptoms with diet and exercise. vyvanse is a stimulant, but has 24 hour coverage (ish) and less pronounced side effects than previous stim-based ADHD meds, […]

6 Places that Flash Does Not Belong

“A couple years ago, I did a website for a large church organization that had dozens of menu items and many pages of content per menu item. They insisted on a Flash site where you never had to use the browser scroll, and at the same time, it should look just like an HTML site […]

new chapter starts

today was my last day working for imagenation, where i have been a web developer for just over a year. i truly enjoyed working for mark williams, the principal there, who is kind, honest with his clients and his employees and whom i never saw get angry over the “small stuff”. he was a joy […]

Your markup validator

There is almost never a good reason for you to be validating someone else’s code. Usually, if you’re validating someone else’s code, it’s because you’re being an asshole. Your markup validator Technorati Tags: markup, programing, validator, webdev

on bad web design

i am sick of bad web design. people who know me well are already chuckling at me — knowing that bed web design is something i have been sick of since, oh, 1996 or so. but just now i was trying to read a blog post. i use NetNewsWire to read blog posts with, mostly, […]

flash documentation gripe

in the flash 8 docs, we have this in example code: this.createTextField(“myTxt”, 20, 0, 0, 100, 20); now, i don’t know if flash allows parameter names, but this example is so unhelpful for newbies (like, the people reading docs) for so many reason. what do all those numbers mean? why aren’t they named like this? […]

CSS to make text wrap

/* Browser specific (not valid) styles to make preformatted text wrap */ code { white-space: pre-wrap; /* css-3 */ white-space: -moz-pre-wrap; /* Mozilla, since 1999 */ white-space: -pre-wrap; /* Opera 4-6 */ white-space: -o-pre-wrap; /* Opera 7 */ word-wrap: break-word; /* Internet Explorer 5.5+ */ }/* Browser specific (not valid) styles to make preformatted text […]