Archive of: Writing

The Ideas of March

The oldest post on this blog is from April 16th, 2001 – has older articles going back to the 12th of February that year from my first proper blog, which ran on a very basic platform I wrote myself in Classic ASP. So I’ve been speaking my [...]

New Book - "Everything You Know About CSS Is Wrong"

I got back from our two day honeymoon on the Isle of Wight to find that my latest book – co-authored with Kevin Yank – is out. It is currently available from Sitepoint and should be on Amazon before too long as well as in local bookshops.

One of [...]

The CSS Anthology: 101 Essential Tips, Tricks and Hacks, 2nd Edition


The 2nd edition of my book ‘The CSS Anthology: 101 Essential Tips, Tricks and Hacks’ has now been released and is available from Sitepoint.

This updated version covers Internet Explorer 7 and newer techniques made possible by widespread use [...]

HTML Utopia: Designing Without Tables Using CSS, 2nd Edition

HTML Utopia: Designing Without Tables Using CSS, is the second edition of Sitepoint’s second ever book, originally written by Dan Shafer. I’ve updated the book to include information and advice about the latest browsers and techniques as well as rewritten the second part to explain some of the [...]

Highbury House receivership

Posting this mainly for the benefit of any other freelances who are trying to find out information about what to do regarding unpaid invoices following Highbury House going into receivership on January 20th.

Rob Buckley has been doing some excellent detective work and has information about the sale of [...]

Build Your Own Standards Compliant Website Using Dreamweaver 8

My latest book, Build Your Own Standards Compliant Website with Dreamweaver 8, is now available from Sitepoint. This book was written for Dreamweaver 8 and , through the process of building a standards compliant website using valid XHTML Strict and CSS, you will discover all of the [...]

The CSS Anthology

My book, The CSS Anthology: 101 Essential Tips, Tricks and Hacks is now on sale from Sitepoint. The book contains 101, “how do I …?” questions, with practical, cross-browser solutions to those problems. They are the answers to questions I have seen frequently posted to mailing lists; explanations [...]

Packt Publishing

“And the MD of all of this has set up a new publishing house – registered less than two months after the bankruptcy of Wrox – in the same industry, in a building once occupied by Wrox … “

Bruce Lawson, a former editor at Glasshaus which was part of [...]

Win a book

DMXZone are running a competition in which you can win a copy of The Dreamweaver Developers Instant Troubleshooter – free entry here.

new book

Copies of The Dreamweaver Developer’s Instant Troubleshooter arrived today. Both Drew and I contributed to this book which has been published by Apress. I like getting my copies of a book I have worked on, when you write all you see are the Word documents complete with comments [...]

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