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CSS Naked Day 2010

April 8th, 2010

Today marks the second time (because it took me so long to design my website after I turned it into a blog) that I've celebrated CSS Naked Day, which is a time for designers to remove styles from their websites, showing the underlying semantic HTML in all its glory. The point of this has always been to show the point of and promote such semantic HTML and web standards by showing how they serve to organize a site's content before it is visually organized.

Form attribute aria-required

March 6th, 2009

Recently, I noticed that the default WordPress theme includes the following code in its comment form:

IE z-index bug with CSS dropdown menu

January 15th, 2009

In the W3C's specs, z-index is designed to affect the stacking order of positioned elements on a web page.

Reasons for IE8′s Default Behavior

March 4th, 2008

As I've been thinking about the new default behavior that Microsoft announced for IE8, it occurs to me that there are a lot of reasons for Microsoft's decision.

ASP.NET MVC Framework

October 18th, 2007

In light of the project mentioned here, I have been spending a lot of time in the past few weeks thinking about MVC and MVC frameworks.

An Event Apart Chicago

August 15th, 2007

An Event Apart - for people who make websites, will be in downtown Chicago at the end of this month.

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About the Designer

Jonathan Stegall is a web designer and emergent / emerging follower of Jesus currently living in Atlanta, seeking to abide in the creative tension between theology, spirituality, design, and justice.