Sheet tagged articles

17Nov

Web Typography Cheat Sheet

Fine print, not so fine web

Let’s be honest. Typography and the web do not go hand-in-hand. You’re limited to a choice of about 5 fonts, most of which are cheap knockoffs of ‘proper’ typefaces. You’ve got practically no fine control over kerning or line spacing, and – worst of all – there’s a very good chance that no matter what you do, no matter how hard you try – your type is going to look different on every single browser and operating system. So what is an avid graphic designer-cum-web designer to do when faced with the seemingly insurmountable task of making web type look good? [read more...]


27Aug

Loggr: Timesheet generator in AJAX

(Well, technically DHTML. But AJAX sounds cooler)

One thing that any freelance worker or outside consultant needs is a means to track billable hours – i.e. the time spent working. Time management is a critical part of independent working, and there are a plethora of different ways of recording it – from paper sheets to fully integrated expense calculators that run the gamut. I was having trouble finding one that suited my needs – all time tracking software I’ve seen is either too difficult to use, too complex, or not free – so I decided to write my own. [read more...]