Tag Archives: webdev

August 30 asides

The Encyclopedia of Business Cliches JQuery Mobile Framework Gesturcons A visual language to represent emerging gesture-based user interactions. Think “tap” or “two-finger pinch” on an iPhone or iPad — how do you represent that in a non-animated form like a wireframe or mockup? These icons can help. A Costa Rica hotel room made out of […]

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August 13 asides

Happy Friday the 13th! Wired: Why Google Became A Carrier-Humping, Net Neutrality Surrender Monkey I have to say Google has really screwed this one up. I’m really disappointed. HTML Boilerplate A CSS, HTML, and JavaScript base template set that includes a comprehensive CSS reset, IE 6 and 7 fixes, PNG fix, mobile support, print support, […]

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July 25 asides

Growing pains afflict HTML5 standardization The EarthTainer, a rad DIY container garden watering technique. Includes how-to videos. Good review of Robert A. Heinlein’s Beyond This Horizon by David Brin. Really looking forward to Firefox’s future “Tab Candy” functionality.

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Mark’s corollary to Jakob Nielsen’s scale of Corporate Usability Maturity

The older the company, the less mature it is likely to be on the Corporate Usability Maturity scale.

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The myth of the fold

Edit Apr 2015: Added a newer link (top of list). In web design and development there is almost always a desire to surface as many items of content and functionality above “the fold”* as you can possibly cram in there: Top news, latest blog posts, branding, primary navigation, secondary navigation, customer testimonials, carousels, search box, […]

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What I use to create enews.org and related websites

A drive-by reader sent me an email today months ago after seeing Mark & Velma’s Hitchin’ Party picured on a roundup of “30 Green Websites” on TutorialBlog. I replied via email, but then thought I might as well post it here too. Found your website by accident while searching for other things. First off, I […]

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Thursday Top 5

http://www.collegehumor.com/moogaloop/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=1921405&fullscreen=1 Jetsons Theme Song Extended [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CbgECF72kLc] Lost Parody #3: Harry PotterI figured Jenny could appreciate this. [via Jason A] [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=56TKzUoU1GY] RyzDesign a shoe; if the community likes your design, it might get produced. [via Jenny] Sub woofers. Lol.[via ihasahotdog] An epitaph for the Web standard, XHTML 2I just got used to coding strict XHTML and, […]

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Updated a couple posts

I updated these two popular posts yesterday. Just thought I’d drop a reminder here in case anyone’s on the lookout for these sort of resources. Job boards for designers and web developers Designing and maintaining email newsletters and marketing campaigns

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Job boards for designers and web developers

List updated May 12, 2009 I’ve been collecting this list for a while, in anticipation of having to use it one day. That day’s fast approaching here, so I thought I’d publish the list. Here are all the job search sites I know of that cater primarily to the creative and design communities, plus the […]

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What music do you write/code to?

My friend Jason can’t listen to music or anything when he’s coding. When I worked at Download.com, lots of editors and developers wore headphones and listened to music as they worked. I don’t know what they were listening to, but it was quite prevalent (and made for a very quiet workplace). Then again, when I […]

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