The Web Designer's Notebook http://rhdesigns-ltd.com/notebook We try to feed web designer’s with a relevant source of information relating to web design and development. Enjoy! Wed, 28 Apr 2010 14:54:12 +0000 http://backend.userland.com/rss092 en PHP Basics: Playing With Strings http://rhdesigns-ltd.com/notebook/mark/php-basics-playing-with-strings Play Super Balloon Popping Frisbee Thrower 3000! Balloons Will Pop!
Mediamake Ltd In York recently commissioned me to create a frisbee game for their Freddy Fit website. After 3 dark days of being locked up with my computer I can finally present Super Balloon Popping Frisbee Thrower 3000! A fast paced ruckus of balloon popping madness!]]>
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Seen Google Maps Street View in 3D yet?
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Easy guide to CSS3 @fontface Web Typography Trends that focused on the recent aesthetic changes we were seeing in web typography. Since then some of you have got in contact wanting to know more about websites that embed or link to real fonts and what methods web designers use to do this. Many of you have probably heard of flash replacement techniques or solutions that require Javascript (sIFR, Cufon, etc…). I myself have found that no replacement technique matches the capabilities, usability and overall flexibility of the CSS property @fontface. In this post I will explain a little about what @fontface is and also show you how to easily implement it within your designs.]]> http://rhdesigns-ltd.com/notebook/tim/easy-guide-to-css3-fontface SEO Basics – Where To Place Keywords In Your Webpage http://rhdesigns-ltd.com/notebook/mark/seo-basics-where-to-place-keywords Inspiring Web Typography
However some designers are proving times are finally changing! With the advent of better screen resolutions as standard coupled with more control CSS gives designers 2010 really could be the year the web typography takes off.

Good typography is just as important on a web page as it is in any other medium. The fact that it appears on a computer screen and not on a piece of paper is immaterial; it should still be pleasing to look at and easy to read. ]]>
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