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Newfangled works with independent agencies to create lead development web platforms for their clients.


Posts by Steve.

February 5, 2014  by Steve
Merge Records, an independent record label in Durham, NC, is the home of critically acclaimed and popular artists like Arcade Fire, Spoon, the Magnetic Fields, Neutral Milk Hotel, and many more. Theirs is also one of our latest website builds — one that presented a few interesting development challenges. While we’ve written at length about the overall Merge site build elsewhere, we thought it would be helpful to look specifically and in greater detail at the development side of what was a particularly complex project.   more

October 20, 2008  by Steve
I have a love/hate relationship with TextMate. I love it's power and customizability... I hate how slow it is working with files on a remote file system. My coworkers hate it too because every time TextMate hangs up on me I pound my desk in frustra...   more

September 2, 2008  by Steve
Chris Coyier at has built a j-query plugin to block Internet Explorer 6 with a nice little error message rather than doing nothing but dropping support and letting IE 6 screw up your page....   more

August 4, 2008  by Steve
Chris Coyier at has a nice blog post about the pros and cons of different label placements on forms, including research into completions rates....   more

July 1, 2008  by Steve
Safari now supports CSS Variables. Well... the latest nightly build of WebKit does. Too bad it'll be years before all the other browsers support it, and years from then before everyone is using a version of those browsers that support it. Still, th...   more

June 17, 2008  by Steve
This looks interesting: Apple is building a Cocoa inspired javascript library for rich web applications. SproutCore. SproutCore is an open source, platform-independent, Cocoa-inspired JavaScript framework for creating web applications that look an...   more

March 6, 2008  by Steve
If you're a web developer that has ever had to put together an HTML formatted email you might have noticed it looked all wrong when you looked at it in Google's Gmail. This is because GMail strips out the <style> tags. You can use CSS styles b...   more

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