I believe that every last one of you reading this page have read Doug Bowman’s Throwing Tables Out the Window and wondered what exactly he did to make microsoft.com CSS-based. I know I did.
Doug did not want to release the makeover code without speaking to Microsoft first. I don’t quite dig that, since there were numerous make-overs done in the past, with open-hearted approach. I doubt that someone will spend a weekend re-doing anyone’s web site simply to rub-it-up-their-nose. That’s stupid thing to do.
I wanted to test my knowledge and skills and see how quickly I can do this. It might prove useful when price-quoting similar job in the future.
Without further a do, here is the final result.
I don’t intend to explain every part of this, I just want to emphasize some of the most interesting issues.