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Evaluating Ideas · An A List Apart Blog Post
"It can be pretty hairy to narrow down the list of potential features. [...] I’ve found that what works best for me in these whittling sessions is to have a framework to fall back on."

With Venn diagrams!
webdev  contentstrategy 
9 weeks ago by epersonae
How to Teach Git | The Recompiler
I'm going to be doing a smidge of this soon!
git  webdev  pnwds  drupal 
9 weeks ago by epersonae
It’s Time for Higher Ed to Professionalize Our Web Content — Medium
In favor of re-centralizing. I think there's also a middle way to be found.
contentstrategy  webdev 
10 weeks ago by epersonae
Deprecate Keynote — Medium
"I’ve discovered that combining a javascript presentation framework (e.g., reveal.js) with a templating engine (e.g., Jade, HAML), can allow for writing a presentations by hand that look like markdown but are as powerful as keynote." - might be be a little more elaborate than I'm looking for, but interesting!
webdev  javascripty  presentations 
10 weeks ago by epersonae
RPG Cards
some very clever stuff going on here with a JSON data source. would like to integrate with my own game work in Drupal
gaming  webdev  drupal 
10 weeks ago by epersonae
Random color generator for JavaScript - randomColor.js
"ran­dom­Color gen­er­ates at­trac­tive col­ors by de­fault. More specif­i­cally, ran­dom­Color pro­duces bright col­ors with a rea­son­ably high sat­u­ra­tion. This makes ran­dom­Color par­tic­u­larly use­ful for data vi­su­al­iza­tions and gen­er­a­tive art."
august 2015 by epersonae
Use the words normal people use
"Here's a draft," I say. "What do you make of it?"

And often, they say: "That's great! I wish I could have written it that clearly."

The thing is, they did say it clearly when we sat down for our chat.
writing  contentstrategy  webdev 
august 2015 by epersonae
Adactio: Journal—Brighton Homebrew Website Club
"Simply put, it’s a chance to work on your personal site or side project while in the company of either people doing the same thing." gonna try to start one here...
august 2015 by epersonae
Rygo Ipsum
Ryan Gosling Lorem Ipsum!
august 2015 by epersonae
Style Guides | Brad Frost
A nice overview of types of style guides
july 2015 by epersonae
Eileen Webb - Keynote - Improving the Authoring Experience on Vimeo
RT : Do you want to make the admin experience in your CMS better? Here I am talking about that, and also lake monsters.
contentstrategy  webdev  usability  from twitter_favs
june 2015 by epersonae
Installing Drush on MAMP | Bram Van den Bulcke
this worked perfectly! only issue is that then you need to actually be in the correct folder to run Drush. (so /Applications/MAMP/htdocs/drupal-site-folder-name)
drupal  mac  webdev 
may 2015 by epersonae
Integrating Accessibility: Planning Content for Everyone | webmeadow - Solar-Powered Content Strategy and Web Development
"I don’t think it’s helpful to think of accessibility as pass/fail. Not only because there’s a gradient of accessible content, but also because it’s discouraging."
accessibility  webdev 
may 2015 by epersonae
LukeW | There Is No Fold
"On the Web, people use the concept of “above the fold” to support layout decisions, call to action designs, ad placements, and more. Here’s why most of these arguments don’t fly."
webdev  rwd 
may 2015 by epersonae
Netflix God Mode Bookmarklet
RT : Cool bookmarklet fixes the awful sideways scrolling on the Netflix website:
webdev  personal  from twitter_favs
march 2015 by epersonae
How to do pair writing well | Gerry McGovern
"Pair writing is a process, not one workshop." this seems much like our worksession process.
contentstrategy  webdev  writing 
march 2015 by epersonae
The Drupal Site Builder Manifesto | Darren Mothersele
"But, when it comes to Drupal, I love to be a Site Builder" THIS.
webdev  drupal 
march 2015 by epersonae
X-Men: Days of Future Past, Explained in Git - The Hashrocket Blog
actually helped me understand both X-Men AND Git a little better.
git  weird  webdev 
february 2015 by epersonae
Meet the Ipsums
pretty all the filler text generators I've ever seen.
webdev  design 
august 2014 by epersonae
custom-sized placeholder images of Steven Segal.
webdev  weird 
august 2014 by epersonae
An Alphabet of Accessibility Issues – The Pastry Box Project
the best thoughtful article on accessibility I've read in a long time, maybe ever.
accessibility  webdev 
august 2014 by epersonae
Keeping Your Content Types Tip-Top | Lullabot
synchronizing a content strategy spreadsheet with content types in Drupal.
drupal  webdev  contentstrategy 
december 2013 by epersonae
Git for Grown-ups ◆ 24 ways
More about how to develop one's own way of thinking through a version control system. Going to do this with the team, I think.
webdev  git  from twitter_favs
december 2013 by epersonae
Monsters U.'s Site Just Might Give You 'Web-Site Envy' - Head Count - The Chronicle of Higher Education
actually, it is pretty darn good. not so delighted by the slider, but otherwise....
academia  webdev  funny 
july 2013 by epersonae
Adactio: Journal—By any other name
"Like obscenity and brunch, web apps can be described but not defined. [...] Why do you want to make that distinction? What benefit do you gain by arbitrarily dividing the entire web into two classes?"
webdev  philosophizing 
may 2013 by epersonae
Deblobbing your chunks: Building a flexible content model | Lullabot
excellent article about the nuts & bolts of considering how to build content models.
contentstrategy  webdev  drupal  cascadeserver 
may 2013 by epersonae
jPlayer : HTML5 Audio & Video for jQuery
neat tool, but can't use on KAOS site now because they're all prototype/scriptaculous. :
jquery  webdev  javascripty 
february 2013 by epersonae
Design Process In The Responsive Age | Smashing UX Design
"priority guide" as an organizing concept for mobile-first.
webdev  design  mobileweb  rwd 
november 2012 by epersonae
FitWeird by davatron5000
"FitWeird helps you add breakpoints when things get weird. It's about as dumb as it gets. Resize your window, it tells you dimensions in PX and EM."
rwd  css  webdev 
november 2012 by epersonae
Adaptive Content Management
"Publishing content with a content management system is a royal pain in the arse. Almost without exception."
webdev  drupal  cascadeserver  cms-research 
october 2012 by epersonae
Coffee | drupal.org
like Quicksilver/Launchy for Drupal
drupal  webdev  module 
october 2012 by epersonae
Content Syndication Using Services and Feeds | Lullabot
fascinating process of sharing content across sites. (Also: only Goofus hacks Core.)
drupal  webdev 
october 2012 by epersonae
SVN client SmartSVN
"the subversion client for professionals"?!
mac  webdev  svn 
october 2012 by epersonae
How to aggregate multiple RSS feeds / How Do I... / Discussion Area - Cascade Server Support
the important part here, since I'd already figured out the rest, was to add the "render-content-depth" attribute to the data definition. otherwise you just get the name and system path of the feed, which is pretty useless.
cascadeserver  webdev 
august 2012 by epersonae
Design Tip: Never Use Black by Ian Storm Taylor
"All of the “black” everyday objects around you have some amount of light bouncing off of them, which means they aren’t black, they’re dark gray. And that light probably has a tint to it, so they’re not even dark gray, they’re colored-dark gray."
webdev  design  arts 
august 2012 by epersonae
William & Mary - Creative Content Consumption
bringing stuff from other services into Cascade. (lots of ways to do it!)
cascadeserver  webdev 
august 2012 by epersonae
XSL Date & Time Library « Katy's Code
for if I can't get all the EXSLT functions I want.
webdev  xslt 
august 2012 by epersonae
Go Mobile at Texas A&M University
fantastic resource: what, why, how. Big push for responsive web design.
rwd  mobileweb  webdev  academia 
july 2012 by epersonae
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