Six Revisions

45 Articles for Web Developers

This is the ebook cover.

This ebook, written by Alexander Dawson, is a free guide to various aspects of Web development. It is comprised of a series of articles first published on Six Revisions (which no longer exists). I've carefully bound all of my work as their largest guest contributor into this single (mostly relevant) PDF.

Table of Contents

  1. The Anatomy of a Website
  2. Web Languages: Decoded
  3. Semantic CSS3 Lightboxes
  4. Problems Using Web Validation Services
  5. Sexy Tooltips with Just CSS
  6. 250 Quick Web Design Tips (Part 1)
  7. 250 Quick Web Design Tips (Part 2)
  8. The Web’s Undead
  9. 5 Web Files That Will Improve Your Website
  10. A Guide on Layout Types in Web Design
  11. Reductionism in Web Design
  12. The Art of Distinction in Web Design
  13. A Comprehensive Guide Inside Your <head>
  14. Mobile Web Design: Best Practices
  15. CSS3 Card Trick: A Fun CSS3 Experiment
  16. Designing By Numbers: Data Analysis for Web Designers
  17. The Science Behind a Single Page Website
  18. Improve Site Usability by Studying Museums
  19. Human Behavior Theories That Can be Applied to Web Design
  20. Evolution of Websites: A Darwinian Tale
  21. Privacy and the User Experience
  22. 100 Exceedingly Useful CSS Tips and Tricks
  23. The A-Z List for Web Designers
  24. Ultimate Guide to Microformats: Reference and Examples
  25. Becoming a Better Web Designer
  26. Ways to Horrify Website Designers
  27. 60 Questions to Consider When Designing a Website
  28. Situational Design for the Web
  29. The Importance of Historiography on the Web
  30. Why IE9 is a Web Designer’s Nightmare
  31. Progressive Disclosure in User Interfaces
  32. Effective Communication Tips for Web Designers
  33. Designing for Different Age Groups
  34. Smarter Web Designs: Responsive and Customizable
  35. A Guide to CSS Colors in Web Design
  36. 5 Little-Known Web Files That Can Enhance Your Website
  37. The Evolution of Internet-Enabled Devices
  38. The Proxority Principle in Web Design
  39. Getting the Most Out of QR Codes Using URI Schemes
  40. Why We Still Need Web-safe Fonts
  41. 15 HTML Questions for Testing Your Knowledge
  42. 15 CSS Questions to Test Your Knowledge
  43. Web Agility: Pushing for Performance
  44. A Guide to Styling with SVG
  45. Another 6 Web Files to Help Improve Your Website