Posts Tagged ‘web design’

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  1. 13 Jan, 2020

    Overcomplicatin’

    Here are a few random stories from my last couple weeks of work. We have a datepicker field that has a calendar SVG icon sitting on top of the field. There was an issue where clicking the icon wasn’t triggering […]

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  2. 09 Dec, 2019

    Level of Effort

    I’m always amazed by the level of effort involved in web design/development. Adding a simple button to a UI can translate to weeks or even months of work. Behind every little bit of UI is a giant iceberg of technology […]

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  3. 02 Dec, 2019

    Music and Web Design

    There are a lot of parallels between music and web design/development. Here’s how I see it: Art and science Call it the difference between Type A vs Type B personalities. Or Right brain vs left brain. Or whatever other split […]

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  4. 09 Jul, 2019

    Seeing the Pages For the Components | adjacent

    Fantastic post by Dan Rose about the importance of flow and cohesion for effective web design. In this component-driven world flow and cohesion often take a backseat to modularity. I was fortunate enough to watch Dan at Smashing Conf demonstrate […]

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  5. 12 Oct, 2018

    Hurricane Web

    Figure out what the main thing is people want from your site and deliver it – using the simplest, least powerful technology available. (W3C, “The Rule of Least Power”) Make it withstand hurricanes.

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  6. 24 Jun, 2018

    I Don’t Believe In Full Stack Engneering

    Here’s a good rant about the concept of full-stack developers. I tend to agree. In my experience, “full-stack developers” always translates to “programmers who can do frontend code because they have to and it’s ‘easy’.” Although I think the concept of […]

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  7. 09 Feb, 2018

    Everything Easy Is Hard Again

    I had the good fortune of seeing Frank‘s talk in person at MirrorConf this year, and as with all of Frank’s talks, it’s full of insight and wit. I love his perspective on the web as a medium, and agree […]

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  8. 06 Feb, 2018

    Website Sameness™

    I love this post from Chris about websites looking the same. What’s the harm in sameness? If a website fails to do do what it sets out to do, that, I care about. Design is failing there. But if a website […]

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  9. 02 Oct, 2011

    For a Future-Friendly Web

    We need to start thinking and acting in a more future-friendly way when approaching web design. The diversity of web-enabled devices is increasing at an alarming rate. We have to rethink our content and the contexts in which our content is viewed.

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  10. 10 Apr, 2009

    The Importance of Temporary Landing Pages

    Website builds can be lengthy and involved processes.  Designers can easily develop tunnel vision focusing on the final build that they forget about the importance of a strong landing page to keep users happy in the meantime.  Gone are the […]

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