Wednesday December 11, 2013
Here's a fun ecommerce site that sells scarves for cats. You should be sure to visit the page itself, as the transitions are really great.
Read my full review: CatScarf
What inspires you? Do you have a favorite site you visit for inspiration? Or are there just designs that you think are particularly good? Are there people you like to read on social media for inspiration? Share your thoughts in the comments.
Screen shot by J Kyrnin courtesy CatScarf
Tuesday December 10, 2013
If you're still on the fence as to whether you should learn HTML, it might help to know what you can do with HTML. Of course, HTML is the language of the web, but what does that really mean? In this article, you'll learn what HTML is good for and why learning to write HTML from scratch (rather than with a WYSIWYG editor) might be a good solution for you.
Read the article: What Can You Do with HTML?
Image © J Kyrnin licensed to About.com
Monday December 9, 2013
Responsive design (RWD) is a great way to create web pages that look nice for mobile and desktop customers alike. But they aren't always exactly what your customers or the web page customers want or need. Before you jump in whole-heartedly into the world of responsive design, you should be aware of the problems that it can cause as well as the problems it can solve.
This article looks at clients and customers and the issues that they can have with RWD. It's the first in a series of articles I'm working on regarding the problems of responsive design. Problems with Responsive Design - Customer and Client Perceptions
Learn More About Responsive Design
Thursday December 5, 2013
I was reading this article the other day about tips for building and optimizing an online portfolio and it made me think. How often is often enough to update your online portfolio? The suggestions in the article are great, but the one I think many people (including myself) often forget is the last one “Always update your portfolio.” I find that I am often too busy doing actual work to update my portfolio. In fact, I have let it languish for years and years.
What do you think? How often do you update your portfolio?