[WSG] How Important Is Web Accessibility?

2009-08-18 Thread James Jeffery
Zooming is present on the majority of modern browsers, so where does this leave elastic layouts, and em's? Should we still develop sites that grow should the user want to increase the text size? Even though it's the lower browsers that do that? I've been out of the scene for a while, so I've lost

Re: [WSG] IE8: Extensions to CSS

2009-03-26 Thread James Jeffery
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Re: [WSG] Hotlinking prevention does not work

2009-03-21 Thread James Jeffery
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[WSG] Blueprint Grids

2009-03-15 Thread James Jeffery
? Sounds like a silly, vaugue, question ... I know. But I'm a little taken by this and am eager to learn because I feel this is going to greatly boost productivity. Thanks -- James Jeffery Web Developer and iPhone Applications Developer m: 07964722061

Re: [WSG] Failed A Job :(

2009-01-29 Thread James Jeffery
Guys thanks for the response. I hit the sac last night at nearly 6am and was very pissed off, with myself for failing the job. I'm all good now though because at the end of the day it wasn't really my doing. The guy that passed me the work does front-end development all day, I thought it was

Re: [WSG] Failed A Job :(

2009-01-29 Thread James Jeffery
Indeed. My only problem is I have lost future work from the guy that feeds me these jobs because I failed it, he isn't even understanding my situation and he's a front-end developer aswell. I mean 10 hours to do a whole lot of bug fixing and a near rewite is stupid. Also there was no SV so when I

Re: [WSG] Failed A Job :(

2009-01-29 Thread James Jeffery
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Re: [WSG] friends? - was( Failed A Job :()

2009-01-29 Thread James Jeffery
Aye' I did a task for a friend once. Charged him £100 for a few pages, a nice design etc. He refused to pay. He is a near millionaire, well his assets are worth that much. Business owners don't know how much work is involved sometimes. Even something basic requires some tweaking for browser

[WSG] Failed A Job :(

2009-01-28 Thread James Jeffery
Big company, worldwide infact. A great one for the resume but I failed it. I was brought in at the end of the project to fix some bugs. Let me just say that from viewing the source it was majorly flawed! I spent 6 hours on it before handing in the towel right near their deadline. The CSS was

[WSG] Multi Column Category Lists

2009-01-27 Thread James Jeffery
Hey all, Quick question. I have some data pulled from a database (50 of the most recent categories/tags). These are positioned in a list in 2 columns (example below): - Category1Category5 Category2Category6 Category3Category7 Category4

Re: [WSG] Checking My Page

2009-01-14 Thread James Jeffery
I thinks it's worth reminding everyone on the list that Marvin is actually a blind web developer. Personally Marvin I would stick with plain vanilla HTML with no styles at all. Get rid of the Javascript and focus your time into developing and marking up some rich content. Never the less, given

Re: [WSG] Blockquote

2009-01-08 Thread James Jeffery
the content!! - Original Message - From: David Dorward da...@dorward.me.uk To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Sent: Thursday, January 08, 2009 8:42 AM Subject: Re: [WSG] Blockquote James Jeffery wrote: Thanks for the heads up guys. I know how to use blockquote, that's not an issue

Re: [WSG] Blockquote

2009-01-08 Thread James Jeffery
It doesn't. I was supposed to email off list. Back to the question. On Thu, Jan 8, 2009 at 1:58 PM, Andrew Maben and...@andrewmaben.com wrote: On Jan 8, 2009, at 8:49 AM, Adam Martin wrote: but theft is theft, because someone else does it does not change the law... indeed... but I'm

Re: [WSG] Checking My Page

2009-01-07 Thread James Jeffery
lol. Don't worry Lisa. I was reading it and I thought for a second it was some spam type of email. Was a good read :p I've did the same in the past. Regards James Jeffery On Wed, Jan 7, 2009 at 1:45 PM, Lisa B McLaughlin l...@allspunup.comwrote: OMG! So sorry to blast a personal email here

[WSG] Blockquote

2009-01-07 Thread James Jeffery
I'm developing a site. A quote site infact. For the quotes I think it's wise to use blockquote ... but, the quotes are being scraped from other sites so how would I cite them? Could I use a wiki url for the author? And what if the author is unknown or has no wiki page. Do I *need* to include the

Re: [WSG] Blockquote

2009-01-07 Thread James Jeffery
Thanks for the heads up guys. I know how to use blockquote, that's not an issue, but I'm wondering if using cite would be worth it. I won't be storing the URL from the original page. If I did citing the orig. page that could get me into a while lot of trouble if I am mirroring/scraping/*stealing*

Re: FW: [WSG] High-Pass Filter and Yahoo's reset stylesheet (question regarding validation)

2008-11-21 Thread James Jeffery
/group/ydn-javascript/message/40059 Thanks, Nate On Thu, Nov 20, 2008 at 11:06 AM, James Jeffery [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: 20 input, textarea, select Parse Error {*font-size:100%; 20 input, textarea, select Parse error - Unrecognized ;} Test it: http://mi-linux.wlv.ac.uk

[WSG] High-Pass Filter and Yahoo's reset stylesheet (question regarding validation)

2008-11-20 Thread James Jeffery
Was just wondering. I always use Yahoo's reset.css file to reset elements, but I have just noticed there is a CSS parse error in it (purposely put there for browser selecting). I used the reset.css file in a web development assignment at uni and am worried that I will lose marks. The marking

Re: [WSG] High-Pass Filter and Yahoo's reset stylesheet (question regarding validation)

2008-11-20 Thread James Jeffery
20 input, textarea, select Parse Error {*font-size:100%; 20 input, textarea, select Parse error - Unrecognized ;} Test it: http://mi-linux.wlv.ac.uk/~0802390/reset.css On Thu, Nov 20, 2008 at 10:57 AM, Matthew Pennell [EMAIL PROTECTED]wrote: On Thu, Nov 20, 2008 at 10:45 AM, James Jeffery

Re: [WSG] High-Pass Filter and Yahoo's reset stylesheet (question regarding validation)

2008-11-20 Thread James Jeffery
and is infact in the reset-min.css stylesheet. Check it yourself. You will see I'm correct ;) On Thu, Nov 20, 2008 at 11:57 AM, Matthew Pennell [EMAIL PROTECTED]wrote: On Thu, Nov 20, 2008 at 11:06 AM, James Jeffery [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: 20 input, textarea, select Parse Error {*font-size

[WSG] Strange character encoding issue

2008-11-19 Thread James Jeffery
Never had a problem with character encodings on web pages, but since I reinstalled the OS on my iMac I have had an issue. Some of my characters, especially when using ' seem to mess up. This is the page, content and layout are simple as it's for a uni assignment:

Re: [WSG] Strange character encoding issue

2008-11-19 Thread James Jeffery
I don't own the server. Anyway. I saved as ISO-8859-1, and it works on windows now but not on Mac. Pulling my hair out at this issue. On Wed, Nov 19, 2008 at 4:23 PM, David Dorward [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: James Jeffery wrote: Never had a problem with character encodings on web pages

Re: [WSG] Strange character encoding issue

2008-11-19 Thread James Jeffery
Got it to work. I think, back when I got the iMac I set all this up because I had a similar issue. When I formatted I forgot to do it again. On Wed, Nov 19, 2008 at 4:32 PM, James Jeffery [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I don't own the server. Anyway. I saved as ISO-8859-1, and it works

Re: [WSG] Strange character encoding issue

2008-11-19 Thread James Jeffery
in the document. == change the content type settig on your server or == use iso-8859-1 charset in your documents and only valid chars. hope this helps. Kind regards, Stefan James Jeffery wrote: Never had a problem with character encodings on web pages, but since I reinstalled the OS on my

Re: [WSG] Strange character encoding issue

2008-11-19 Thread James Jeffery
Tim, Yes that is a common problem. Usually I would fix that, but seen as I have about 3 hours to get this tested and handed in I think I will leave it. I'll just underline the links :) Thanks for the complement on the design and the fact you spotted the usability issue. Much appreciated. James

Re: [WSG] Tools or analytics to detect assistive devices

2008-11-19 Thread James Jeffery
Install the web accessibility toolbar for Firefox, that will help you out. I am doing alot of testing at the moment for a site I am developing. I use Cynthia Says, TAW, WebAIM WAVE to name a few. James On Wed, Nov 19, 2008 at 4:49 PM, McLaughlin, Gail [EMAIL PROTECTED]wrote: I'm

[WSG] img cannot be contained within the body?

2008-11-06 Thread James Jeffery
A very silly question that I cannot believe I am asking. I have never had to use img within the body tag. I was playing about with a test case for a client and happened to put img directly within the body (was for an image on screen with next and prev. links ... a gallery). I validated, and it

Re: [WSG] img cannot be contained within the body?

2008-11-06 Thread James Jeffery
. Cheers anyway. On Thu, Nov 6, 2008 at 8:18 PM, Christian Montoya [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Thu, Nov 6, 2008 at 3:04 PM, James Jeffery [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: A very silly question that I cannot believe I am asking. I have never had to use img within the body tag. I was playing about

Re: [WSG] JavaScript clarification please

2008-10-27 Thread James Jeffery
My statement was not worded correctly. I use Java, C++, PHP and Javascript and I can tell you that out of the lot of them, Javascript is the most difficult to incorperate conventional Object Orientated design. For example you cannot simply define classes, or use visability keywords (you can do

Re: [WSG] CSS editors

2008-10-20 Thread James Jeffery
I have both BBEdit and TextMate. I use TextMate alot because it's a nice and simple text editor. Project creation is easy also, you just drag in project folders. I like BBEdit when I am doing Java, C/C++ and general programming, but depending on the task I will use XCode aswell. If it's just

[WSG] Uppercase Tag Names

2008-09-26 Thread James Jeffery
I am at university at the moment, and they said to use uppercase text for tag names and lowercase for attributes. I have to do it because otherwise I will lose a mark. I disagreed (because it makes the source hard to read) but he said you need to so that you can conform to HTML 4.01. I think

Re: [WSG] Dev. For Mobile Browsers

2008-09-16 Thread James Jeffery
Thank you shawn, they are helping alot :) On Mon, Sep 15, 2008 at 2:58 PM, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Anyone got any good resources on developing for mobile browsers? It's an area I have never really looked into, but am interested in. - Mobile Web Best Practices

Re: [WSG] Dev. For Mobile Browsers

2008-09-14 Thread James Jeffery
M. Palinkas QA Documentation/Technical Writer Opera Software ASA, Oslo, Norway http://www.opera.com/ http://dev.opera.com/articles/accessibility/ http://frank.helpware.net On Sat, Sep 13, 2008 at 4:13 AM, James Jeffery [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Anyone got any good resources

[WSG] Dev. For Mobile Browsers

2008-09-12 Thread James Jeffery
Anyone got any good resources on developing for mobile browsers? It's an area I have never really looked into, but am interested in. Cheers. *** List Guidelines: http://webstandardsgroup.org/mail/guidelines.cfm Unsubscribe:

Re: [WSG] Google chrome... Accessibility coming very soon???

2008-09-04 Thread James Jeffery
Just got chrome on my XP machine. Looks good but I am concerned about accessibility. Again, thanks Steve. James Jeffery On Wed, Sep 3, 2008 at 5:19 PM, kevin erickson [EMAIL PROTECTED]wrote: Thank you for the report Steve. It was very helpful!! kevin On Wed, 03 Sep 2008 11:23:15 -0400

Re: [WSG] Google chrome... Coming very soon...

2008-09-02 Thread James Jeffery
I am looking forward to Google's Chrome browser. I have been on many IRC channels today, and on many forums and everyones talking about Chrome. Its got more hype than FF3 had, so lets hope it loves up to the hype. *** List

Re: [WSG] Web dev or design certificates

2008-08-22 Thread James Jeffery
I havn't even viewed the Opera certs. but I 'think' they do something similar. I also know that PPK is doing something to get front end engineers recognized. He is developing a cert. programme or something. As for PHP you can do the Zend Certified Engineer exam. Web Development is a fast

Re: RE: [WSG] Web Application Accessibility

2008-08-20 Thread James Jeffery
Could be a genuine mistake guys. I doubt its spam. I like that building, and how you can click an apartment and get an birds eye view of it. Did you develop that? I completed the survey btw. James On Wed, Aug 20, 2008 at 3:06 AM, William Donovan [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Chris, I got it

Re: [WSG] Issues making compliant code using Joomla! [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

2008-08-20 Thread James Jeffery
I stopped using Joomla! because of security flaws and the whole system is code bloated and difficult to understand. The documentation is also weak. I started getting to grips with Symfony, although strictly not a CMS, it offers alot more power and flexability. James

[WSG] Tables for product=price list

2008-08-11 Thread James Jeffery
In the past I have tryed to avoid tables as much as possible and sometimes going as far as using lists for data that should be placed in tables. I am trying to sway away from the 'never use tables' crowd and have started to use them when they need to be used. I am working on a tattoo website and

Re: [WSG] Tables for product=price list

2008-08-11 Thread James Jeffery
Here is the current mark-up h3Body Art/h3 table captionBody Art Price List/caption thead tr thProduct/th thPrice/th /tr

Re: [WSG] Tables for product=price list

2008-08-11 Thread James Jeffery
, silky wrote: On Mon, Aug 11, 2008 at 6:01 PM, James Jeffery [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: In the past I have tryed to avoid tables as much as possible and sometimes going as far as using lists for data that should be placed in tables. I am trying to sway away from the 'never use tables' crowd

Re: [WSG] Tables for product=price list

2008-08-11 Thread James Jeffery
And the same can be said for my example where each row has data relating to the product, size, color info and price. On Mon, Aug 11, 2008 at 11:20 AM, Stuart Foulstone [EMAIL PROTECTED]wrote: On Mon, August 11, 2008 10:38 am, James Jeffery wrote: Disagree. ... Again, just because

Re: [WSG] Tables for product=price list

2008-08-11 Thread James Jeffery
Even if it where product and price, as in my origional example, a table is still more semantic because the data in the rows relate to the columns i.e. product and price. On Mon, Aug 11, 2008 at 11:38 AM, James Jeffery [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: And the same can be said for my example where each

Re: [WSG] Tables for product=price list

2008-08-11 Thread James Jeffery
own question/doubt then? Perhaps you should head your 'list' as h1Prices/h1 and not h1Price List/h1? 2008/8/11 James Jeffery [EMAIL PROTECTED] Disagree. Many shopping carts on the web have product lists or summarys marked up in a table. When you look at it from the point of view where one

Re: [WSG] Tables for product=price list

2008-08-11 Thread James Jeffery
lists to humans, though strictly they are not. So a list isn't always a list and my example above was what I was trying to get across. Great debate guys! as always :) James On Mon, Aug 11, 2008 at 11:46 AM, James Jeffery [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Rob, Yeah I have now after extensive

Re: [WSG] Re: ARIA

2008-08-10 Thread James Jeffery
Progressive enhancement and accessibility. Hmmm. I am not sure about this, I thought accessibility was about providing access to websites from all angles, not progressivly enhancing access to users with more up to date technology or browsers. Would it not be better to include ARIA markup in HTML5

[WSG] ARIA

2008-08-09 Thread James Jeffery
Never really heard of ARIA until I came across it in a Web Development magazine (.net mag). I have just spent a few hours getting my head around it, and whilst I agree it looks useful for screen readers and such, isn't it less semantic? Applying attributes that would currently make your markup

[WSG] AJAX and Clickable Elements

2008-07-18 Thread James Jeffery
Just a quick question. I am developing my first Ajax application. It links in with google maps and will allow users to anonymously plot markers on a map with images. There will be various clickable items such as: Get All Markers which will return a list of links to markers plotted in a given

Re: [WSG] AJAX and Clickable Elements

2008-07-18 Thread James Jeffery
*Why? Can't you have a sensible fallback (e.g. in case the user middle clicks to open in a new tab).* Because the data is going to be loaded into an element within the document dynamically. There would be no option to open it in a new tab. The loaded data will allow users to click on links that

[WSG] Pop-Ups (BOM)

2008-07-17 Thread James Jeffery
What's your views on Pop-Ups? When I speak in terms of Pop-Ups I am referring to the alert type Pop-Ups that are a part of the Browser Object Model and NOT window Pop-Ups. The ones that are considered annoying! I personally do not think they are annoying when used in the right way. Google Mail

[WSG] Browsers and Zooming

2008-07-03 Thread James Jeffery
Are all browsers now using zooming to resize pages? I noticed FF2 wasn't using zooming but FF3 is and I know IE and Safari already do it. Any background information in this? *** List Guidelines:

Re: [WSG] Marking Up Poems

2008-06-23 Thread James Jeffery
On Mon, Jun 23, 2008 at 9:37 AM, Designer [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Matijs wrote: I have to agree with Elizabeth here. Semantically I'd say that this is one of the few occasions where a br/ would be appropriate. The verses would be paragraphs of course I did this a while back on a site

[WSG] Marking Up Poems

2008-06-19 Thread James Jeffery
A question was raised at work today 'How do you mark up a poem'. I looked into it but found nothing worthy. My original thought was to use P's and class names, but one article I read said XML is perfect for this case. Whats your views on this, anyone actually did it before?

Re: [WSG] Marking Up Poems

2008-06-19 Thread James Jeffery
display-specific that you couldn't hope to mark it up, I'd say. Michael On Thu, Jun 19, 2008 at 19:08, James Jeffery [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: A question was raised at work today 'How do you mark up a poem'. I looked into it but found nothing worthy. My original thought was to use P's

Re: [WSG] Marking Up Poems

2008-06-19 Thread James Jeffery
Just another resource for those interested: http://signified.com.au/a-poem-element-for-html5/ On Thu, Jun 19, 2008 at 10:53 AM, James Jeffery [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: True. I still think there should be a stanard set of elements to mark up poems though. Not checked if WG are doing anything

Re: [WSG] Marking Up Poems

2008-06-19 Thread James Jeffery
, at 10:08, James Jeffery wrote: A question was raised at work today 'How do you mark up a poem'. I looked into it but found nothing worthy. My original thought was to use P's and class names, but one article I read said XML is perfect for this case. [snip] It would be interesting to know how

Re: [WSG] Duplicate Messages? Help!

2008-06-18 Thread James Jeffery
I believe one of the messages gets sent back to yourself and the other is sent out to everyone one the list. In GMail it will group the emails, so you are infact getting 2, but this is normal. James On Wed, Jun 18, 2008 at 6:16 PM, Gregorio Espadas [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi. I realize that

Re: [WSG] Structuring CSS

2008-06-10 Thread James Jeffery
There really needs to be a consistent method of sturucturing CSS personally. If i cram everything onto one file I feel like the structure of the website is not really effective and editing becomes a task. Most the time I will break up the CSS file into a few sections as standard and use Yahoo!'s

[WSG] Structuring CSS

2008-06-09 Thread James Jeffery
a number of requests need to be made to the server. Regards James Jeffery *** List Guidelines: http://webstandardsgroup.org/mail/guidelines.cfm Unsubscribe: http://webstandardsgroup.org/join/unsubscribe.cfm Help: [EMAIL PROTECTED] ***

Re: [WSG] Suckerfish and IE 5 with no Javascript

2008-06-07 Thread James Jeffery
Check my examples i posted and my recent posts, they show what i mean. I think in the case of this design it can work fine without the dropdown menu. On Sat, Jun 7, 2008 at 2:09 PM, Joe Ortenzi [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: then you need to be aware at build time that when javascript off, and

Re: [WSG] Suckerfish and IE 5 with no Javascript

2008-06-07 Thread James Jeffery
over the navigation links. If you have the time/money in the project, it would be well worth doing user testing :-) We maybe veering away from the purpose of this mailing list 2008/6/6 James Jeffery [EMAIL PROTECTED]: The same image but with the content and withut the dropdown showing

[WSG] Suckerfish and IE 5 with no Javascript

2008-06-06 Thread James Jeffery
Maybe i am being a little bit picky with this. I have a suckerfish dropdown, as i feel it is the best approach for cross-browser (but not A grade) dropdowns. The website i am working on is a youth centre's. The target audience is the community, which can be young or very old. The very old may be

Re: [WSG] Mixing CSS3 and CSS2

2008-06-06 Thread James Jeffery
I am very excited about the audio and video elements in HTML 5. I have been playing with them for a while. Only browser that seems to support it ... sort of ... is Safari (im using an iMac). Just means i will have to dedicate a few months of solid learning when HTML 5 and CSS 3 is actually

Re: [WSG] Suckerfish and IE 5 with no Javascript

2008-06-06 Thread James Jeffery
No i havn't herd of prog. enhancement. See you do learn something new everyday. Thanks. On 6/6/08, Darren West [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: James, Have you heard of progressive enhancement? - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Progressive_Enhancement I would link all the 'nav' items to root

Re: [WSG] Suckerfish and IE 5 with no Javascript

2008-06-06 Thread James Jeffery
CSS'ers On Fri, Jun 6, 2008 at 4:50 PM, Thierry Koblentz [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of James Jeffery Sent: Friday, June 06, 2008 2:49 AM To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Subject: [WSG] Suckerfish and IE 5 with no Javascript Maybe i am

Re: [WSG] Suckerfish and IE 5 with no Javascript

2008-06-06 Thread James Jeffery
, James Jeffery [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: With the pure CSS version, and using Javascript to take care of IE 5, you can ensure it will work with browsers with JS disabled. Thats why i chose to use the Suckerfish style dropdowns. Also you can add some extra behvaiour ontop of the pure CSS menu's

Re: [WSG] Suckerfish and IE 5 with no Javascript

2008-06-06 Thread James Jeffery
The same image but with the content and withut the dropdown showing: http://img246.imageshack.us/my.php?image=standard01qi5.png I think it might work without the dropdown. I will have to speak to the youth centre manager on Wednesday. James On Fri, Jun 6, 2008 at 5:34 PM, James Jeffery [EMAIL

Re: [WSG] Mixing CSS3 and CSS2

2008-05-31 Thread James Jeffery
: On 30 May 2008, at 23:30, James Jeffery wrote: I want to use CSS3 to create rounded corners but provide CSS2 markup for browsers that don't support it. Whats the best way to go about this? Taking a guess i would say use a CSS3 specific selector, so browsers that understand the selector

[WSG] Margin or Float error?

2008-05-30 Thread James Jeffery
Call me dumb but i am really stumped on this. If you look through my source you will see i have added a transparent border to the bottom of #main-navigation and #welcome. Without adding the border the margins added to ul#article-summary-list (top margin) and the #main-navigation (bottom margin)

Re: [WSG] Margin or Float error?

2008-05-30 Thread James Jeffery
Thanks for the fix. Is this a known bug then? If so whats the bug called? On Fri, May 30, 2008 at 9:54 PM, Kepler Gelotte [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi James, You may want to try this instead: style type=text/css /* Globals */ html * {margin: 0; padding: 0;}

Re: [WSG] AJAX short courses london

2008-05-30 Thread James Jeffery
Only problem with the Lynda.com DVDs is sometimes they can be outdated. Although, this one is £50 and looks good. I might actually buy this, i like watching the movies when in bed. http://movielibrary.lynda.com/html/modPage.asp?ID=480 On Tue, May 27, 2008 at 9:51 PM, Joe Ortenzi [EMAIL

[WSG] Mixing CSS3 and CSS2

2008-05-30 Thread James Jeffery
I want to use CSS3 to create rounded corners but provide CSS2 markup for browsers that don't support it. Whats the best way to go about this? Taking a guess i would say use a CSS3 specific selector, so browsers that understand the selector will understand the code, those that don't won't. But

Re: [WSG] My Website query

2008-05-23 Thread James Jeffery
If i remember right, Marvin is blind. If this is correct i am amazed that you managed to produce a website and think that is worth meritt for starters. Marvin i will email you off list regarding an article i would like to write including some of your work. On 5/23/08, Jason Ray [EMAIL

Re: [WSG] AJAX short courses london

2008-05-23 Thread James Jeffery
Paul, For £100 you can get a selection of books that would teach the basics and go beyond a short course. You can also purchase a DVD package for around $200 (try CBT Nuggets). If you buy DVDs ensure they are up to date. James On 5/22/08, Paul Collins [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi all, I hope

Re: [WSG] AJAX short courses london

2008-05-23 Thread James Jeffery
Oh, and the Internet has tons of free places to learn. Join an IRC channel, thats where the Guru's live. On 5/22/08, Paul Collins [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi all, I hope this is on topic. I'm trying to find a short course on AJAX in london and having troubles finding one that is of a

Re: [WSG] PHP Standards

2008-05-20 Thread James Jeffery
There are a number of ways to get tasks done on the intnernet. Some hard core programmers would use plain old C and CGI. As for PHP Standards, follow the manual and best practices. Get a book on design patterns, especially the one by the Gang Of Four, as these patterns can crossover to the

Re: [WSG] Embed a flash file 100%

2008-05-12 Thread James Jeffery
to take a look? :) I have a problem. The flash is the black portion only and it should be at the top...I mean, there should not exist that white area.any ideia of what am I doing wrong? thanks a lot On Sat, May 10, 2008 at 4:11 PM, James Jeffery [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: SWFObject

Re: [WSG] Embed a flash file 100%

2008-05-10 Thread James Jeffery
SWFObject is currently the best way to go about embedding flash. On Sat, May 10, 2008 at 7:28 PM, Michael Persson [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi Laert, have a look at www.staff-jeans.com where I have a full flash site wit ha full flash independent on the screen size... Michael Hello

[WSG] YouTube API

2008-04-30 Thread James Jeffery
Morning all, Not really used the API much, but im digging into it. I was thinking, would it be worth setting up a .php library (and maybe a .js), object-orientated obviously. For example, someone wanting to get a list of video's from a users account can do something like: $yt-usr-list = new

Re: [WSG] YouTube API

2008-04-30 Thread James Jeffery
VIDEO_ID should be USER_ID My bad ... just woke up with my little idea :P On Wed, Apr 30, 2008 at 12:03 PM, James Jeffery [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Morning all, Not really used the API much, but im digging into it. I was thinking, would it be worth setting up a .php library (and maybe a .js

Re: [WSG] JS Image Slider

2008-04-30 Thread James Jeffery
by Joe, LLC /Clean, Simple and Elegant Web Design/ Phone: (609) 335-3076 Fax: (866) 301-8045 Web: http://sitesbyjoe.com Email: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Andrew Freedman wrote: James Jeffery provided the following information on 30/04/2008 12:27 AM: that will mean that users without CSS will get

Re: [WSG] JS Image Slider

2008-04-30 Thread James Jeffery
Hi Andrew Dont worry im not considering those rare users :P On Wed, Apr 30, 2008 at 1:29 PM, Andrew Maben [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Apr 30, 2008, at 7:17 AM, James Jeffery wrote: could be the case when a user has JS enabled and not CSS I'm having a hard time picturing

Re: [WSG] IE8 beta's a nightmare

2008-04-29 Thread James Jeffery
Microsoft should save themselves all the hassle and use the Geko engine. There IE still gets shipped with every version of Windows. They have created a nice operating system for general users and by changing their engine to an open source one is not going to decrease sales in their O/S. This

Re: [WSG] IE8 beta's a nightmare

2008-04-29 Thread James Jeffery
browsers hurts my noggin I can't see m$ using geko though (it would be admitting the competition is better) I wish they would, shame it would be better for everyone should be forever reffered to as inferior explorer :) - S 2008/4/29 James Jeffery [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Microsoft should save

[WSG] JS Image Slider

2008-04-29 Thread James Jeffery
Im looking on creating an image slider. Basically a 400px x 200px box that you can slide along and reveal more images. They will hold the 'latest' image uploads. Each slide will have about 4-5 images, you scoll accross and you view more. I want to do this so that users without Javascript enabled

Re: [WSG] JS Image Slider

2008-04-29 Thread James Jeffery
by Joe, LLC /Clean, Simple and Elegant Web Design/ Phone: (609) 335-3076 Fax: (866) 301-8045 Web: http://sitesbyjoe.com Email: [EMAIL PROTECTED] James Jeffery wrote: Im looking on creating an image slider. Basically a 400px x 200px box that you can slide along and reveal more images

Re: [WSG] JS Image Slider

2008-04-29 Thread James Jeffery
Here is an image of what i mean for everyone else. I have quickly knocked up a youtube box and placed it where it will go on the site. http://img228.imageshack.us/img228/3558/newmcvm5.png Theres actually on 3 images per slide. Thanks On Tue, Apr 29, 2008 at 3:27 PM, James Jeffery [EMAIL

[WSG] Question on YUI

2008-04-28 Thread James Jeffery
Morning all, I have never used YUI but i thought i might aswell give it a shot on my latest project, afterall the tools are there to save time. The problem is though their layouts, some of the ones i was looking at are heavy on Javascript. Call me wrong but from my knowledge relying soley on

Re: [WSG] valid video in (x)html?

2008-04-28 Thread James Jeffery
A google search pulls up alot of results: http://www.google.co.uk/search?hl=enq=embedding+youtube+valid+htmlmeta= Try those. On 4/28/08, Designer [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I have had a request from a client to include a video on a website. I know nothing about this, except for a simple

Re: [WSG] Standard for committing changes to a database?

2008-04-14 Thread James Jeffery
Let the user modify the data and submit any changes. Its how most applications work and its what the users are used to. *** List Guidelines: http://webstandardsgroup.org/mail/guidelines.cfm Unsubscribe:

[WSG] Dreamweaver CS3

2008-04-04 Thread James Jeffery
I've been thinking about buying the new version of Photoshop and Illustrator, as i just purchased a new dual core iMac. Currently i use BBEdit but im thinking about switching to Dreamweaver as i might aswell purchase the creative suite. Is the new dreamweaver any good for us developers? This may

[WSG] Test Plans

2008-01-15 Thread James Jeffery
Hi All. Im not familiar with test plans for Websites, i have my own way of running tests that usually run of what the client wants i.e: Is the header 320px heigh? and does it expand when the font size is incremented?. I have to do an in depth test plan for an assignment, which i would also use

Re: [WSG] Test Plans

2008-01-15 Thread James Jeffery
www.labscape.co.uk http://www.labscape.co.uk -- -- *From:* [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] *On Behalf Of *James Jeffery *Sent:* 15 January 2008 12:09 *To:* wsg@webstandardsgroup.org *Subject:* [WSG] Test Plans

Re: [WSG] Re: inline styles theoretical question

2008-01-01 Thread James Jeffery
HTML is the structure and content, CSS is the presentation, Javascript is the behaviour. Its perfectly valid to include in-line styles if you like making life hard for yourself and enjoy updating messy mark-up thats difficult to read. There may be extreme cases when you need to use inline styles,

Re: [WSG] Re: inline styles theoretical question

2008-01-01 Thread James Jeffery
A CMS system bases itself on templates. A template file will get re-used over and over as many times as it needs so if you add the following to the index.php page (which is the base for every page within the CMS): div style=border:red 1px solid?php get_section('link_list') ?/div That will give

Re: [WSG] AccessResearch // Page Check

2007-11-18 Thread James Jeffery
On Nov 18, 2007 1:19 AM, Patrick H. Lauke [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: James Jeffery wrote: Not every anchor needs extra advisory information, so I don't see an issue here. The title attribute is optional, but a title can help to clearly and accurately describe a link and for a website

Re: [WSG] AccessResearch // Page Check

2007-11-18 Thread James Jeffery
] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of James Jeffery Sent: 18 November 2007 10:32 To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Subject: Re: [WSG] AccessResearch // Page Check On Nov 18, 2007 1:19 AM, Patrick H. Lauke [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: James Jeffery wrote: Not every anchor needs extra advisory

Re: [WSG] AccessResearch // Page Check

2007-11-18 Thread James Jeffery
there for the average Joe aswell. Great discussion though, some valid points on both ends i feel. James On Nov 18, 2007 7:54 PM, Patrick H. Lauke [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: James Jeffery wrote: Some do, some don't. I would rather provide to those that do and give the disabled a greater benifit for those

Re: [WSG] Site check

2007-11-17 Thread James Jeffery
Usability - Poor One off the reasons is viewing your web gallery annoyed me. I had to click through 3 pages to view the gallery and each time the flash too a while to load. - There is to much flash on the site that does not need to be there. - Colors are poor I could point out alo of things

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