pages of fun

These are posts relating to general info about this web site. New sections, new technology, etc.

Pages of Fun: Version 1.0 1997-1998

Pages o' Fun Version 1

Wow! This page is pretty clunky looking. Although I think there was briefly a version before this which didn't use frames, this is the initial version of my pages. I like the puke-inducing pastel colors (seriously). I still enjoy the raw, whos gives a crap about usabilty feel of this version, and the oversized, safe-for-toddlers navigation. Otherwise..eccchh!

Pages of Fun: Version 2.0 1998-1999

Pages o' Fun Version 2

This version is many ways a slickened up version of v1.0. It uses much of the same color pallette, but uses frames in a much more... er... elegant way. Say what you will, I think frames are a great idea and wish they wouldn't get phased out like it looks like they will be. Anyhow, this site was typical of its time in that it was loaded with plug-in requiring sound effects, bloated rollovers, and lots of tables. Although, I was rather pleased with the liquid design that would fill the browser no matter how wide you streched it.

Pages of Fun: Version 3.3 Dec 1999-Sept 2000

Pages o' Fun Version 3

One of the first things I did when I bought by new computer was update my personal site. I was and am still pleased with this result. It was my first serious use of style sheets, and for awhile had some cool animated buttons at the top. The animations were kind of flaky so I got rid of them early on. I liked the organization and relatively clean text layout.

The big problem with this version was that it rendered rather poorly in Netscape 4 despite the fact that it used a different style sheet for Netscape. A problem I still deal with in the current site, but to a far lesser degree (Please leave…