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Safari Books - bad redesign

November 4, 2009 , posted under design rant

I’ve had an account with O’Reilly’s Safari books on and off for years

I’ve cancelled it before because of design issues that rendered it unworkable for me.

This time they have “upgraded” the site from an AJAX based layout which allowed me to choose between “print fidelity” and “HTML view”.

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Web fonts with @font-face

July 17, 2009 , posted under css design fonts

When the web first started everything was in Times New Roman, black on grey with few images.

Things have moved on a long way since then, but there are still very few fonts. I’ve worked on many sites that have tried to overcome this by various routes.

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