The nuts and bolts of creating on the web – coding practices, software tutorials, processes.
I’ve been thinking of myself more and more lately as a craftsperson. I’ve officially taken on the title “front end developer” as opposed to “web designer”, though I still do get the opportunity to design in my current projects.
As a front end developer, the things I take pride in tend to all be matters of how something is achieved, rather than deciding why it exists. Continue reading →
So I’m still in the throes of some HTML email torture – I mean, work. My latest challenge was coming up with a centered layout that tested well across clients. Surprisingly, a lot of the solutions out there did not seem to test well – and the major problem child was Outlook (surprise surprise). If one layout worked in 2003 or earlier, it didn’t work in 2007 & 2010, and vice versa.
So, I basically wanted:
That worked in most clients (you can’t win ‘em all) – I particularly targeted Outlook, Gmail and Yahoo.