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Leadership vs Management

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The role of the “servant” leader is to remove any barriers that prevent those they lead from being successful. Organizations need to place trust in their workers and allow them to have ownership in the products and services they create.

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Responsive Web Design

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At An Event Apart (AEA) 2012 in Atlanta, I listened to many presenters discuss responsive and adaptive web design. To help avoid any confusion, responsive web design is adaptive web design, but adaptive is not necessarily responsive.

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Fluid Images with Height and Width Attributes

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If you’ve read anything about responsive web design, you’ve heard about fluid images. Fluid images are achieved by setting the max-width property value for all img tags to 100%, which constrains the width of the image to the width of its container.

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Get Dropbox and Lose the USB Drive

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I can’t imagine there are many people that haven’t heard of and aren’t using dropbox. This software has changed how and where I work. Instead of going to work or school with the USB drive and hoping not to lose it or overwrite files, I use dropbox…

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Modern Browser Resize Bug

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This site should not display scroll bars when viewed with a 1024×768 resolution or larger. The layout looks great at the target resolution. The problem is when the browser is resized below the target resolution. After watching how people with larger screens view web pages, I found that very few actually maximize the browser window.

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CAPTCHA’s Impact on User Experience

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Recently, I’ve noticed how difficult it is becoming to complete a web form that utilizes CAPTCHA as a spam deterrent. The CAPTHCA images seem be progressively becoming more distorted and difficult to read.

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The Web Designer / Developer Hybrid

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I have worked in this field for around a decade and am realizing the benefit of being well rounded. My first love was design, but I was terrible at it. I still did it and have made significant progress, but as with any passion, I will never be good enough.

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Using Custom Post Types and Custom Menus

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Using Custom Post Types and Custom Menus offers significant flexibility in how we design and develop a Wordpress site. What I will present in this post is the methodology I used to style the topical/primary navigation for my custom posts.

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Webhost4Life Systems Refuse Cancellations

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When I signed up for hosting with WebHost4Life, I still thought I had a choice. I had no idea that they would do everything they could to keep my account active. Most people have heard the saying, “If you can’t say anything nice, then close your pie hole.” I can’t honor that today after receiving […]

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Using Generated Content to Benefit Print Styles

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When developing a website, we spend hours testing the rendering in all of the popular browsers often overlooking how the page looks when printed. What I feel is dismissed too often is the number of people that don’t like to read on a screen and if marketing has done a good job, may print the […]

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