July 2001 issue of Web Page Design for Designers is now available.
Article: The layout is dead, long live the layout!
Guest writer, Maxine Sherrin, dismisses the use of table-based layouts favouring instead to use Cascading Style Sheets for element positioning - and makes a very good case.
Mini Review: BoxTop Software SuperGIF
Just drop your ibest-shot?at-optimisationi GIF file from Photoshop on top of the SuperGIF icon and the file size will shrink by up to 70% almost instantly.
TopTip: Accessibility - Alt Tags.
Most WYSIWYG editors will allow you to omit alt tags, but you shouldnit! Hereis why.
MAXXI: A new family of TrueType fonts for Web designers.
Where MINI 7 is about as small as you can get, MAXXI is a stylish modern sans-serif that gives pixel accuracy without anti-aliasing at 20 pixels.
Ideal for menus and headings, MAXXI is available in four weights Thin, Light, Roman and Bold and has a full character set including lower case and diacriticals. Also included is a 20 pixel iExtrasi font of frames, arrows and bullet characters.
You can find all of these articles, and more, at the Web Page Design For Designers Web site.