Technology Tales

Adventures & experiences in contemporary technology

Web Development

From time to time, I meet up with websites containing useful stuff for aspiring web developers and designers. So, as I did previously on a forbear to what you see here, I am compiling this list that I hope will prove useful. Like everything, it is starting out small but I hope that it will grow.

A List Apart


Cats Who Code

There are a lot of WordPress mentions here but this one-person offering is broader than that.

CMS Wire

Latest news from the burgeoning world of content management systems and more.


HTML Goodies

This has changed a lot from the days when tutorials written in folksy language by a certain Joe Burns were its mainstay. Some of them still lurk on there but the overall feel of the content is slicker these days, a move that probably reflects what has happened with web design and development over the last decade. The advent of publishing platforms hasn’t been ignored either with a series on Joomla! finding its way on there.


Even with all the harmonisation that seems to have been ongoing over the last few years, there still are differences between the major browsers that can prove frustrating as I found when adding drop-down menus to another website of mine. Even though IE is in its death throes after what seems to have been an eternity, there remains a need for websites like this one.

Smashing Magazine

I found this courtesy of a helpful article on WordPress development that came to my attention but there’s more to it than that.


Having been checking one of my own websites recently, the whole business of accessibility came home to roost and one of the articles on this website caught my attention. It may be that I return for more on the subject.

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