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  1. Thread: a design question

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    I suppose I'm lucky here in that my work, when I...

    I suppose I'm lucky here in that my work, when I get it, tends to consist of doing just that :)
  2. Thread: a design question

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    Nor do I :)That, for me, is why the Internet is...

    Nor do I :)That, for me, is why the Internet is such a great learning resource. Books and experimentation are all very well, but on the Internet, if one does something that's technically right, but...
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    I was, of course, working from the assumption...

    I was, of course, working from the assumption that the levels of knowledge of Flash and JS are equal, and I quite agree with you that if a deadline arises, it may occasionally be necessary to use...
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    You should definitely look into learning. The...

    You should definitely look into learning. The "three fundamental languages" I mentioned are HTML, CSS and JS, although a server-side language is very helpful, and vital for some types of sites. You...
  5. Thread: a design question

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    Flash is only installed with IE, as far as I...

    Flash is only installed with IE, as far as I know.This is the myth I'm trying to dispel here :)Every decent webmaster (which the OP evidently is, if considering designing a commercial site) knows JS....
  6. Thread: a design question

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    Many cases, yes, but not nearly as many cases as...

    Many cases, yes, but not nearly as many cases as people seem to think. More specifically, not in this case. I think that was rather the point.
  7. Thread: a design question

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    This shouldn't be a barrier. Neither should be...

    This shouldn't be a barrier. Neither should be an issue for a commercial site.The target audience should always be the widest range possible. This isn't a question like the one faced by stylists,...
  8. Thread: a design question

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    That thread deals with Java and Flash, not...

    That thread deals with Java and Flash, not Javascript.With JS, one could offer alternative content for the screenreaders. The person could find an image of which s/he likes the sound and ask a...
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    You're right. May I have a link? Even if this...

    You're right. May I have a link? Even if this is so, installation of Flash does not necessarily equate to better accessibility -- for example, screen readers have serious issues with...
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    Mentioned, but didn't recommend :)CSS alone...

    Mentioned, but didn't recommend :)CSS alone can't, but coupled with Javascript it's more than capable. Have a look at one of the many effect toolkits available, such as jQuery, Prototype (site...
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    Firstly, don't. Flash should be used to augment...

    Firstly, don't. Flash should be used to augment an HTML site, with appropriate HTML fallbacks for those browsers without Flash. To design an entire site in Flash is to make a most unpleasant...
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