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What's Wrong With CSS
"Most of all, what I've learned from this exercise in site theming is that CSS is kind of painful. I fully support CSS as a (mostly) functional user interface Model-View-Controller. But even if you have extreme HTML hygiene and Austrian levels of discipline, CSS has some serious limitations in practice."
css  design  development  html  programming  ruby  web  webdesign  css3 
may 2010 by davebriggs
W3 Total Cache
"The fastest and most complete WordPress performance optimization plugin. "
blog  development  html  plugin  plugins  tech  tools  webdesign  webdev  wordpress  wp-plugins 
april 2010 by davebriggs
HTML5 presentation
"Slideshow-style presentation on HTML5 made using HTML5."
html5  js  javascript  html  development  css  websites  webdev  webdesign  ajax  presentation  programming  standards  web  technology 
april 2010 by davebriggs
Coding Horror: The Opposite of Fitts' Law
"If we should make UI elements we want users to click on large, and ideally place them at corners or edges for maximum clickability -- what should we do with UI elements we don't want users to click on? Like, say, the "delete all my work" button?"
blog  coding  design  funny  gmail  ia  interaction  programming  usability  ui  read  ux  webdesign  calltoaction  codinghorror  buttons  computer  ejector  fitts  fitts' 
march 2010 by davebriggs
Google Tackles Its “UI Jazz” Problem, Tests Streamlining Search Options Feature
"Sometime later today, a small number of Google users will see a new look to Google’s Search Options feature. If all goes well, the cleaner display may be launched across Google after the New Year. And it’s all because Google’s vice president of search product and user experience Marissa Mayer doesn’t like jazz."
google  design  search  seo  usability  searchengine  webdesign 
november 2009 by davebriggs
  Barriers to Agile web design and development in local government by Michele Ide-Smith
Great post from Michele about the challenges of designing and developing within large organisations - and the opportunities presented by agile methods.
design  webdev  localgovcamp  localgov  localgovweb  webdesign  scrum  projectmanagement  agile 
november 2009 by davebriggs
Things to ask before you redo your website
Some good questions for anyone to consider before a web project. Lessons here that could be learned by government, I'm sure!
web  design  webdesign  ideas  sethgodin  website  strategy  localgovweb 
september 2009 by davebriggs
How to Keep WordPress Secure
The official word on preventing your WP site getting hacked.
blogging  wordpress  blog  blogs  webdesign  cms  news  development  security  programming  php  work  Hacks  upgrade  learn  share 
september 2009 by davebriggs
Manchester Digital Development Agency
Manchester Digital Development Agency is the lead organisation for the development of the Digital Strategy for Manchester and the surrounding region.
development  digital  business  media  technology  internet  blog  webdesign  manchester  agency  psfbuzz 
april 2009 by davebriggs
Bring Down IE 6
A campaign to stop people using a hideously outdated browser. People in public sector IT depts, please take note.
browser  webdesign  microsoft  ie  campaign  design  web  css  ie6 
march 2009 by davebriggs
Vector Magic | Precision Bitmap To Vector Conversion Online
"Convert bitmap images like JPEGs, GIFs and PNGs to the crisp, scalable vector art of EPS, SVG, and PDF with the world's best auto-tracing software. "
web2.0  tools  resources  online  webdesign  design  tool  graphics  vector  conversion 
march 2009 by davebriggs
10 Best Intranets of 2009 (Jakob Nielsen's Alertbox)
"Intranets are getting more strategic, with increased collaboration support. Team size is growing by 12% per year, and platforms are becoming integrated, with a strong showing for SharePoint. Improving usability increased use by 106% on average. "
web2.0  web  technology  webdesign  usability  report  intranet  trends 
january 2009 by davebriggs
Oxite - Lab - MIX Online
Microsoft's open source blog platform / CMS?
microsoft  blogging  opensource  webdesign  cms  platform 
december 2008 by davebriggs
Hex-to-RGB Conversion
Get the RGB equivalents of Hex colour codes in a jiffy
webdev  webdesign  web  tools  tool  software  javascript  html  images  rgb  hex  colour  color 
september 2008 by davebriggs
Refresh Cambridge
Interesting web community in Cambridge
cambridge  community  css  design  html  networking  webdesign 
may 2008 by davebriggs

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