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Apple Store web standards savvy

This might be old news to some, but I was pleasantly surprised this morning to discover that the Apple Store had been redesigned to become a big step closer to web standard compliance and has improved its accessibility. Apple's...

Watch that trailing slash

The trailing slash on URLs referencing directories has always bugged me because it doesn't look good. I am a bit of a URL fetishist, I like URLs to be simple and clear and without a trailing slash. But that...

Spaces matter in IE 7's conditional statements

This might not be news for you, but it came as a surprise to me when I recently tested a website under Internet Explorer 7 and discovered that nothing showed up, although it displayed normally under IE 6. The...

Transcending CSS

This is the kind of book I love to discover. The last time I got so excited by a book on CSS was when I read Jeffrey Zeldman's Design with Web Standards back in 2003. Unfortunately, it doesn't happen...

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Hello, my name is David Roessli. I am a freelance web designer and developer based in Geneva, Switzerland.

This weblog is an nth attempt to solve my multiple online personalities and weblog/rss feeds burnout issues. (more)


I have been contemplating the idea of upgrading my desktop Mac since this spring. The latest 27" iMac (Quad-Core) seemed the perfect candidate, but the release of Apple's 27" Monitor last September made me stick with the Mac Pro...


The autopsy of an iconic album cover picked up on A stacked graph of successive radio signals from pulsar CP 1919, in a 1977 astronomy encyclopedia that originated in a 1970 Ph.D. thesis. Fascinating <3...


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