A great list of resources for designing clean sites. “ The grid system is an aid, not a guarantee. It permits a number of possible uses and each designer can look for a solution appropriate to his personal style. But one must learn how to use the grid…” via The Grid System.
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I avoid Flash unless it’s really needed—and I wonder if these stats take into account the rise of iPhones that can’t view any flash and other devices that might have limited capabilities. Adobe® Flash® Player is the world’s most pervasive software platform, used by over 2 million professionals and reaching 99.0% of Internet-enabled desktops in […]
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Twitter gives you a fragmented experience of opinions, events, news, ideas and feedback largely because its structured to accommodate non-contextual usability: You can easily follow thousands of users and listen in and enter into conversations conducted among multiple users at any point. And this is usually the case. via 17 Ways You Can Use Twitter: […]
New! For Mac OS X 10.5 or later, (Intel only) via Google Chrome – Download a new browser.
Came across this great auction of emerging photographers. A well-built WordPress-based site, I might add. This is a benefit for a Canadian-based, photo-oriented non profit called The Magenta Foundation. You can also check out their upcoming call for entries: All photographers in Canada, the UK and the US 34 years of age and under may […]
Recently I have begun rebuilding a number of old sites that were built by hand using WordPress. Here’s another client who is thrilled to be empowered by the robust tools provided in WordPress. SEO tools, blogging and advanced image management are the key interests for this client. Viola Floral Design offers custom arrangements for weddings, […]
Clones Matrix? sounds like a movie i saw recently… Actually, I found a really useful resource today that has a features table-type comparison of various scripts that display images and other objects in CSS popups/nodal windows. via The Lightbox Clones Matrix « planetOzh. See also: blueprintds.com: top-14-jquery-photo-slideshow-gallery-plugins
I had problems using “Twit-ee” module for ExpressionEngine so I went hunting for solutions. This error kept coming up: “Oh dear – Twitter says your request is invalid … (Error 400)”. Adjusting cache settings didn’t help. But using Twitter’s own embed code worked well. I moved their .js file local and was able to tweak the output code […]
Get your tix now at $195 before the price goes up. it just went up from $150. DrupalCon SF Ticket, April 19, 2010 – April 21, 2010 DrupalCon San Francisco will feature three full days of sessions from the best and brightest in the Drupal community and around Silicon Valley. In addition, the weekend before the conference, we […]
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A nive overview of type on the web. note that on his site he’s using TypeKit in s subtle way. It’s subtle except for their ad that floats on the bottom right corner. As web designers surrounded by trends and other design/graphic elements, we often forget the main reason people visit websites — to read […]