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6 Things Every Yahoo! Store Programmer Should Know

6 Things Every Yahoo! Store Programmer Should Know

By Alan Shupp / September 26, 2013 / 0 Comments

The following blog post offers some pointers for Yahoo! Store developers or for those looking to dive further into the terminology and programming behind this platform. It may be a little advanced for the regular store owner, however it may help you better understand how Yahoo! Store’s work. 1) RTML will create static HTML pages. It’s obvious after you’ve used...

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Web Design Decisions: When to Choose Top vs. Side Navigation.

Web Design Decisions: When to Choose Top vs. Side Navigation.

By Alan Shupp / May 21, 2013 / 0 Comments

When creating a website, the designer and owner may engage in a discussion about the style and placement of the site’s navigational links. This is perhaps one of the most important discussions that will take place during the development process of a website. After all, these are the links visitors will use to move their way through a website. Therefore,...

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The Importance of Programming Standards

The Importance of Programming Standards

By Alan Shupp / January 17, 2013 / 0 Comments

The world is full of standards, from standards of behavior to standards of weights and measure, from customary to legally required. But standards are only relevant if they are recognized and followed by a community. The web community is a collection of standards organizations, hardware manufacturers, software companies, and developers. And then, of course, there is you, the visitor to...

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4 Ways for Using CSS Instead of Images for Design Effects

4 Ways for Using CSS Instead of Images for Design Effects

By Alan Shupp / November 1, 2012 / 0 Comments

There was a time (not so long ago and far away) when having rounded corners, box shadows, text shadows and opacity on a web page required creating images and then futzing and finagling with the HTML and CSS to place those images. However, as of this writing browsers are well on their way to supporting all these effects using only...

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