Microformats

Today’s University CSS-Development & Web Standards monthly meeting was about microformats. We had great attendance (30+) and Laurie McGinley did a wonderful job of presenting. Next month we’re taking a break from our regular meeting schedule due to our new conference event MinneWebCon. Advertisements

Graphing Social Patterns

I just returned from an invigorating two days in San Diego, immersing myself in the latest social networking developments and talking to industry experts. My head is still reeling….it was a fabulous professional development experience. I also made a lot of valuable contacts for MinneWebCon, including securing O’Reilly as a co-sponsor. I’ll be writing more…

Web Typography

As a designer, I’ve always loved typography— I guess most designers do. The trouble with web design, though, is that it’s often assumed that it cannot incorporate richly-designed typography. The I Love Typography web site reminds us that this doesn’t need to be the case. Wow. Seeing this today reminds me of how powerful typography…

Adobe Contribute: New Connection Conundrum

Since hosting some sites with a new central service, Contribute started acting strangely when I was trying to set up the sites for distributed content management. Each time I tried establishing a new connection in Contribute, I was given the message that I already had a connection to that site. How could this be? After…

2007 Outstanding Web Site Award

This week the Orientation & First-Year Programs web site received national recognition, being named the 2007 Outstanding Orientation Web Site at the annual conference of the National Orientation Directors Association. Beth, Nicole, Bill, and Dan in OFYP played major roles in making sure this project was the success that it has become. Congratulations—it has been…