Category Archives: CSS

Clients from Hell

For more evidence of why an extensive education in rhetoric might be valuable in the 21st century broadcast society, please see Clients from Hell.

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My New Homepage Ate My Blogger Design. Sort of.

marccsantos.com got a new look today. I wanted something minimalist and clean before I head out on the job market. The design corresponds to the visual design of my other job materials (CV, cover letter, dissertation summary). The face-lift isn’t … Continue reading

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Rapid Fire Thoughts

I’m sitting in one of Purdue’s undergrad computer labs to work on my teaching portfolio (the draft of which is below–I’m going to play around with that Dali-esque scheme). The reason I’m using a gen-pop lab: the new Adobe Creative … Continue reading

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Sliding Header

As I mentioned in my last post, I’ve created a “sliding header” technique: a CSS method for handling screen resize. Since buying a mac and regularly using Safari, I’ve been a bit more sensitive to the need to create pages … Continue reading

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I didn’t make this…

…but my students did. Here’s the winning project from my “Project Website” design challenge this past semester: a new Indiana Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster site. Six groups of students redesigned and coded the website of a local non-profit organization. … Continue reading

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Levinas website

I can’t remember if I posted about this before, but I finished the new NALS (North American Levinas Society) website a few weeks back. This morning I coded the conference schedule for 2007–an amazingly boring job that claimed 2 hours … Continue reading

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CSS and Background Images

A couple of posts back I talked about the resume project my students have been working on–today we created a new style sheet for it using a background-image technique I first learned from Karl Stolley as a member of his … Continue reading

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Phew… busy, busy, busy

I read a really intriguing post over at Berea St. on browser testing (which links to a discussion by super-hero Andy Clarke). Johanson presents his order for testing–its interesting to see how many browsers a professional looks at. I feel … Continue reading

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So busy…

Doing all the wrong things. While I am supposed to be focusing on my academics right now, I spent the last few days in a design induced spree–CSS’ing everything in my path. It all started with my multimedia class. I … Continue reading

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A new home (page)

Here a screen shot of the rough draft: I’m looking for something bright with a textured background. I’ve been working for about three hours, we’ll see how I feel about it in the morning. Decision to sleep on: whether the … Continue reading

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