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Health Tips for Web Developers

IMPORTANT NOTE: This is not typical of the type of post I write on here. But I think it’s an important subject that all web developers — and probably all desk job workers — should…

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A Detailed Look at the z-index CSS Property

Most CSS properties that a web developer deals with regularly are instantaneous in their application to elements on the page. For example, when you add the background-color or font-size property to an element on your…


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My First Smashing Magazine Article

To my pleasant surprise, although today did not start out as a good day for me, things certainly picked up when I discovered that Smashing Magazine published an article that I submitted to them about…


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CSS: The Bad Parts

Every programming language has its good parts and its ugly parts. CSS (I know, it’s not a programming language, but whatevs) is no different. In this post, I do nothing but vent. I’ve been coding…


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Will IoT Devices Overload Web Hosts?

One of the most exciting architectures to emerge in 2014 is Internet of Things (IoT). IoT uses the existing Internet to connect a wide range of embedded computing devices from handheld tablets and Smartphones to…


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Telconet Scheduled to Build Two New Data Centers

Based out of Ecuador, telecommunications company Telconet recently announced its plan to build two new data centers for technology services. Groundbreaking is expected to begin in September 2011. The company currently boasts one data center…



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Meet the Web Server

There is a lot that goes into running a web hosting business.  The provider needs an internet connection, bandwidth and data facility to store the equipment that enables the service.  While numerous components are required,…


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What is Inline-Block?

If you’ve been developing with CSS for some time now, you’re certainly familiar with the inline-block value for the display property. The most common use for this property/value pair is when getting IE6’s margins to…