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  • Monday, August 5, 2013 In Boiler Room | trackback

    For the love of IE

    A word of justice for Internet Explorer

    I am a front end developer, so yes I despise IE just like I hated Netscape a decade ago (and guess who was popular back then!). But when I am a user, I download big files using only IE, I use applications that integrate with Desktop applications, using IE, I visit my bank accounts only […]

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  • Wednesday, June 5, 2013 In Boiler Room | trackback

    Where does all the rubbish go?

    Designing a three-level impersonation administrator tool bar

    In one of the large projects, we were faced with three-level access model, a system administrator, an agency administrator, and an account administrator. Each can create the entity of the level below his access level, and assign an admin user. The system administrator has power to access everything below and change or delete anything. Same […]

  • Tuesday, March 26, 2013 In Boiler Room | trackback

    Hide Artboard boundaries in Photoshop CS5

    Similar to Adobe Illustrator feature

    Hiding the edges of the artboard is available in Adobe Illustrator, and I cannot recall, but I could swear it was available in earlier versions of Photoshop, under View menu. I Googled it and found no reference to it, but I knew it was possible. So I had a couple of hot tea cups (it […]

  • Sunday, April 8, 2012 In Boiler Room | trackback

    Separation is king, mixing is toxic

    Layering interfaces for web projects

    I’ve been coding and designing for 15 years now. hard to believe! I can’t believe it myself. Here is one lesson I learned about coding in general, some of it is self-evident, some is exclusive, not that I have discovered it, but that I can’t find a lot who would agree. Why Semantic HTML The […]

  • Saturday, March 31, 2012 In Boiler Room | trackback

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    What 404 pages should and should not be

    I once read a post on Smashing Magazine about 404 Error pages, and here is my take on what 404 pages should and should not be. State clearly that it is a “404” Yes, the internet audience for some vague historical reason understand what a 404 page is. Clear “Page not found” title … because […]

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