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Style, Multimedia, Relationships and HTML

Style, Multimedia, Relationships and HTML -Ash on Jan 18 1998 1. Abstract This article starts with : how adding style standards preserved the difference between structural markup and presentation attributes. It tries to extend style to support multimedia and points out why that's a bad idea. It introduces a concept of relationships between the different

A tale of two languages: Dynamic HTML vs. Java

A tale of two languages: Dynamic HTML vs. Java - Ash on Feb 11 1998 1. Abstract When Microsoft was releasing IE4, the trade press was abuzz with rumors on how Microsoft would use Dynamic HTML to kill Java on the client. Most analysts thought Microsoft was nuts. After all Java was this great gift

HTMLX – An Universal Container

HTMLX – An Universal Container - Ash on Jan 11, 1998 1. Where is HTML4 now? HTML has come as long way since it was first invented. All the new languages, document formats, etc., which were supposed to kill it, failed. The beauty of HTML is its simplicity. It only expresses how the document should

Would you like fries with that Standard ?

Would you like fries with that Standard ? - Ash on 19 June 1998 1. Standards Standards have got a bad rap with jokes like: The nice thing about standards is that there are so many of them. Then, there is an issue of Open standards, market-defined standards and coffee standards. On a serious note,

Great User Experience = Invisible and Emotional connection

Great User Experience = Invisible and Emotional connection By ash on Tuesday, August 08, 2006 6:58 AM The above title seems to make no sense at all. How it possible for an UX (User Experience) to be invisible and yet evoke a powerful emotional connection. Quick Question – What is the best User Experience for