Anna Ullrich

Anna Ullrich's blog, devoted to art, creativity, web design & development, and Microsoft Expression Web

Increase your search rankings with better web page titles

Are you still waiting for a flood of visitors to find your site? Wondering if you need to invest in...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 03/11/2010

“Sadistic” Web Developers Taunt Internet Explorer 6 Users

There’s a good article on CNN.com today titled “Web citizens trying to kill Internet Explorer 6”,...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 08/06/2009

Song and video inspired by Microsoft Windows

I’m so in love with this song and video right now. Jib Kidder’s “Windowdipper”: I learned about the...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 07/15/2009

Make Web Not War

Picked up a bunch of these awesome bumper stickers from a colleague today. Make Web Not War is the...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 05/19/2009

Lorem Ipsum Code Snippet

I just made my first contribution to the newish Gallery section of the Expression Community website...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 05/07/2009

Give up CSS layouts and use tables

The clock is ticking …. http://giveupandusetables.com/ ( Thanks to Janko Jovanovic for making me...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 04/22/2009

effectively communicating with your web development colleagues

Here’s a gem from the Vimeo team on communicating effectively: Auto Tuning from Casey Donahue on...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 04/06/2009

Save Internet Explorer 6

Just stumbled on this website which happened to launched on this special day, April 1, 2009:...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 04/01/2009

Test your sites in different versions of Internet Explorer (Part 2) – Introducing SuperPreview (BETA)

My earlier post Test your websites in different versions of Internet Explorer has received a lot of...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 03/18/2009

Oh to be young again, and free to form a global media company…

I received an email from Twitter last week, informing me that 9miles was now following me on...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 03/17/2009

New forum at Smashing Magazine

Smashing Magazine has launched a new forum: http://forum.smashingmagazine.com/ And they’re giving...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 02/13/2009

The vexing hunt for HEX values

I’ve watched a lot of web developers jumping between their HTML code editor and their page comp in...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 02/12/2009

Separating the wheat from the chaff: Script & Style helps you find the best web development articles

The Community Server control panel for my blog purports to show me what site a person was on when...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 01/28/2009

HTML, CSS, and JavaScript reference at your fingertips: FireScope add-on for Firefox

SitePoint has released the “first phase” of their JavaScript reference, and they’ve also completely...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 01/27/2009

Test your websites in different versions of Internet Explorer

[Update March 18, 2009 - see my new post about a new feature called SuperPreview for testing your...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 01/25/2009

Twitter on PHP versus ASP.NET

NETTUTS is a good website for web development and design tutorials: http://nettuts.com/. Jeffrey...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 01/23/2009

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) toolbar for Firefox

Free SEO toolbar for your Firefox web browser. “What would happen if you smooshed together many of...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 01/15/2009

Are your websites up?

Having trouble keeping track of all your websites and whether they’re up or down? A new website by...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 01/13/2009

Do websites need to look exactly the same in every browser?

…depends on who you talk to. If you talk to a visual designer, such as the person who develops web...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 01/12/2009

Easy discount for An Event Apart Web Design Conference

If you plan to attend An Event Apart this year and you are on Facebook, you should join the...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 01/05/2009

A code error tip in Expression Web: “The World-Wide-Web Consortium now regards the attribute ‘[html...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 01/02/2009

Robust Standards-based web authoring tool for only $49.95

[UPDATE – THIS OFFER IS NO LONGER AVAILABLE.] For a limited time, if you live in the United States,...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 12/23/2008

Google’s Chrome: Dang, Yet Another Browser to Test my Websites In…or should I even bother?

There’s a new kid on the block in the web browser neighborhood: CHROME by Google. Yet another web...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 09/04/2008

Who's editing your CSS?

The vast majority of front end web developers that I've met prefer to write their own markup in the...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 06/22/2008

Webmonkey.com reborn with version 2.0 BETA

When I first started building websites, I visited webmonkey.com often for its tutorials and to look...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 06/01/2008

As you've surely discovered by now, in the top right corner of Internet Explorer 7 and Firefox is a...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 05/12/2008

Live Search of the W3C

Live Search of the W3C website For instructions on how to add this search to your browser search...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 05/11/2008

Google search of the W3C website

Google search of the W3C website For instructions on adding this search to your browser search text...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 05/08/2008

Ian Curtis dancing out of control

Microsoft will be releasing a special Joy Division edition version of the Zune music player to...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 04/25/2008

ART = DECOR

Question: What's fine art photography? Spike Mafford's reply: "...art that's used as decor rather...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 04/20/2008

Am I hot or not?

You've visited the http://www.hotornot.com/ website. You've voted. You've compared your vote to the...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 04/14/2008

Books as sculpture

Brian Dettmer creates beautiful diorama-like sculptures out of books. More images at Aron Packer...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 04/13/2008

Click to activate DEACTIVATED in Internet Explorer

Passing along the good news that the 'click to activate' behavior has been removed from Internet...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 04/08/2008

In 3 and a half minutes, all you need to know about web design and web standards

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 04/04/2008

Get your ART on @ Microsoft

When I arrived for my first interview to join the Expression Web team at Microsoft, I went past the...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 04/01/2008

Flash Magazine review of Expression Web & Eric Meyer's CSS Sculptor

Good review of Expression Web and Eric Meyer's CSS Sculptor add-in for the program:...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 04/01/2008

Foxy searching

The first time I hit CTRL+F while using Firefox I thought I had either encountered a bug or the...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 03/25/2008

nonstandard Web Standards meetups ?

I searched http://www.meetup.com/ this morning for "web standards" to see if there were any new...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 03/08/2008

plates overflowing with CSS

I think I'm the only person at Microsoft who brings her own plate to the cafeterias on campus here...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 03/05/2008

Creating a "content" snippet

I was working on a demo to present to a few people earlier today, and wanted to insert some Latin...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 03/03/2008

Community website for Expression

Check out the new Community website devoted to design, creative development, and Expression Studio:...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 02/28/2008

Meet with folks from Expression Web at MIX 2008

Four members of my Expression Web team (sadly not me!) are headed to MIX 2008 in Las Vegas, and...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 02/22/2008

NEW Expression community discussion forums

The Expression family of products has a new and greatly improved discussion forum:...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 02/20/2008

Center a page (horizontally) by using CSS

I often see posts in the Microsoft Expression Web discussion forum, asking how to make a web page...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 02/19/2008

wrestlers

just something I started last weekend:

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 02/19/2008

Interactive buttons - a better way using CSS

My inaugural blog post is a tutorial that I promised to create for an Expression Web user a long...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 02/17/2008