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to one of the Y!Travel lists, this CMS software seems to have some pretty nice features, including

  • Quick conversion of plain text to valid XHTML
  • Browser-based HTML and CSS editor
  • Posting, editing & design privileges hierarchy
  • Visitors can subscribe to custom article and link XML feeds

cheers, natek

DOMDocument’s Node Types

from: http://www.webreference.com/js/tips/020131.html

The DOMDocument object is based on a tree structure. There are twelve different node types on this tree, from 1 to 12. Here they are, with their corresponding nodeTypeString property values:


Type nodeTypeString
1 "element"
2 "attribute"
3 "text"
4 "cdatasection"
5 "entityreference"
6 "entity"
7 "processinginstruction"
8 "comment"
9 "document"
10 "documenttype"
11 "documentfragment"
12 "notation"

Rules-based Design

Rules-based design is where we want to get to. It’s what the web should be. Consistent rules, not consistent designs.

Here’s a good intro:

Grids are used to balance the design of books, ads, posters, and paintings. They are also often used in web design, particularly when it is executed via HTML tables or Flash. The grid has a long and noble history in the design of two dimensional media. But it is not the only way to design web pages and it is certainly not the webbiest way.

A modular approach, wherein the display of each element on the page is controlled by rules that take serial adjacency into account, may be better suited to the web as a medium. We call this approach Rules-Based Design. Instead of basing size and positioning according to an inflexible grid, rules-based design takes the environment of each element into account before determining how that element should be displayed. As a simple example, a header may have one margin when preceded by an image, and a different margin when preceded by a paragraph.

Read the full post here: Zeldman

Venkman JavaScript Debugger

If you’re writing Javascript, you should seriously consider becoming familiar with the Venkman JS Debugger. Many people swear by this thing. It’s pretty fabulous.

Read more about it here http://mozilla.org/projects/venkman/ and look at the development tree here http://www.hacksrus.com/~ginda/venkman/

More notes:

yinst dependency graph

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