This is a bit of everything. The only common thread is that I've saved the link at some stage in the last couple of months. Enjoy the random!
- Images: Yahoo's steady home page transformation | CNET News.com. Gallery showing the changes to Yahoo! over the years. Personally I'm not a fan of the design (at any stage). I just find it way too busy.
- Variability in User Performance (Jakob Nielsen's Alertbox), or to put it another way: some people are slower than others. Does this mean every page you create from here on out has to be simplified to the nth degree? I generally wouldn't go as far as Nielsen does. I think there's a point where you just accept some people are faster at computer stuff.
- WYSIWYG Text Editors Reviewed
- Usability for older web users:
7 of our elderly participants reported anything less than 12-point type as being too small to read comfortably - and even though all users agreed that being able to re-size the text on the screen would be a good idea, only one of them knew how to do so through the browser. It was also the case that all elderly participants preferred 800x600 over 1024x768 resolution.
- Axxlog | Dem blind kids is smart. Old articles should sometimes be re-read. This is one of them.
- Forward-slash suppresses word wrap in Windows IE. Sometimes bugs are just weird.
- Max Design - standards based web design, development and training - light reading. Everyone should be keeping up with Russ' links for light reading.
- Elements of Typographic Style Applied to the Web | clagnut/blog
- Eyetrack III - What You Most Need to Know
- Semantic Typography: Bridging the XHTML gap : Journal : Mark Boulton | Information design