Create My – New Site

Create My has a new look and feel to replace the old look. Going off the fact you are already at the site you probably are already aware of the big change in the look. The changes reflected the need to look fresh. The new setup is more flexible any will allow longer term small changes to be made.

The new look sports some great technology inclusions and more are in the works.
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Why I Love – Adobe Creative Suite 4 Design Premium Subscription Edition

Lets face it you need Creative Suite if you are doing any sort of serious design work. While there is a lot of good open-source stand-alone products none live up to the complete package of CS.

However CS4 is damn expensive! Probably why a lot of people pirate the software for private use. When you run a business you cannot afford to run this risk and it is a bit rich stealing to make a buck.

Because of the cost I was excited when I went to buy CS4 to find out that there was a subscription edition. The details about? Adobe Creative Suite 4 Design Premium Subscription Edition are on the Adobe website.
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Build a website using XHTML and not HTML

XHTML is the engine which drives the content which is displayed on the screen in it’s rawest form. Basically XHTML describes the sections of a screen. For instance <p>some text</p> tells the browser that some text is a new paragraph. XHTML is very simple and follows strict rules which help you update your website in the future.

XHTML is better than HTML as it limits the tags to only describing what the elements of the nage are and not describing how they should look. CSS should be used to describe how things look. There is no font, b, i and center tags which will save a lot of headaches when you want to update your site or move to another media like the iPhone. The font and center tags are very 1990′s and makes it extremely hard to update a site. For instance you might want to change site wide your font Gill Sans, with XHTML this is 3 lines in CSS compared to 1000′s of changes in HTML. You can have an in-depth read of the differences at http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/
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