Reboot!

So, I decided to give my site a quick redesign for the May 1st CSS Reboot. It should be noted that I’m not a web designer, but just a geeky programmer with a thing for standards-based design. I hope you enjoy my entry and my work.

When planning out the redesign of my site, I wanted to emphasize my different interests, without having a typical ‘boring’ blog and/or link list.

To do this, I grouped together all of my blog posts and links, sorted by date, then figured out when I had ‘spurts’ of interest in something. For example, I might be interested in Ruby for a couple days – but then may not revisit it for a couple weeks (which I attempt to emphasize on my site).

I also saw this as a great opportunity to show the power of the Javscript-enhanced Canvas element to draw my main pie chart. So no, that isn’t a gif or flash, it’s Javascript.

I also wanted to really emphasize the projects that I’m working on. I did this by adding a piece of constant navigation (in the right-hand sidebar) which always points to them.

So, I hope you like the new design – I’m fairly pleased with it. Some of the fonts in the blog posts could use some work, but other than that – I think it’s fine.

Happy Rebooting!

Posted: May 1st, 2006


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