The Edge is a Fickle Hellcat

“New here, aintcha? Well, around here, we walk the edge! And the edge is a fickle hellcat — love her, but never trust her, for her heart is full of Lye!” That quote comes from one of my favorite panels of The Far Side. I couldn’t find an image of the comic, but in the scene, an old timer is speaking to a new factory worker as they both stand on the edge of a huge vat of Lye.

I’ve been designing and building websites for well over 10 years now, and while many aspects of our industry change daily, a lot things remain the same. One of those things is our fixation with the edge…

In a Sixless World…

For years I’ve been dreaming of a day when I could write HTML and CSS without the limitations of Internet Explorer 6. That dream became a reality on March 1st when I left my previous job at a web agency and started working with MailChimp. They phased out our support… 

ActiveX Update Woes

Are all of your client sites April 11th Compliant? I’ve spent much of my day so far going through client websites (many of which we didn’t even build) looking for instances of applet, object and embed tags (mostly flash) to make sure they won’t break on April 11th. On that… 

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