Content categorized as Articles
posted on Jul 20, 2012.
In this fun, quirky little post, guest author Arley McBlain considers the world of web production as it relates to the classic strategy game of chess. Interesting parallels are established between the game’s pieces and the different players in the web production process.
posted on Dec 1, 2011.
In this post we will take a quick look at an issue that occasionally creeps up and prevents the loading of SVG fonts through @font-face. The issue, while quite small and very simple to resolve, has the potential to drive the average developer mad with frustration. Hopefully this quick tip will help prevent that!
posted on Sep 20, 2011.
The emergence of responsive design is changing the way that many people think about web design. In this article, we will look at what this might mean for the future and consider the possibility that it is finally time start moving beyond the division of the mobile web and start thinking of a unified and device-independent web.
posted on Aug 26, 2011.
It’s a pretty common occurrence for developers and designers in this industry to have their own, pet side projects. Do you? If not, perhaps its time to consider starting something up. In this article, we’ll be looking at some of the benefits that come along with having your own side project(s).
posted on Aug 19, 2011.
I’ve been working with CSS for quite a few years now. Based on that experience, this article will share some of the best habits and practices that I have found to be helpful and beneficial in the areas of organization, performance, readability and typography.
posted on Aug 6, 2011.
Responsive Design—it’s one of the hottest new things in the web design community these days. In this article, I want to consider it is a tool, and examine some potential drawbacks as the technique relates to development time, questions of advertising and the importance of a consistent user experience.
posted on Jul 26, 2011.
Despite the visual and aural similarities between the words, ability and usability are not the same thing. In this post, we will examine the difference and consider why simply being able to do something in a website or application does not automatically result in a usable product or interface.
posted on Jul 19, 2011.
In this article, I will be drawing on my own recent experience to consider the topic of wireframes. Most specifically, I will be considering how wireframes are about more than just establishing the visual layout for a website and should not be created entirely in a vacuum, but rather with thoughtful consideration to structure and even HTML.