Branding is a very involved process that can really make or break a company image. A strong brand can help propel a client to the next level, while a brand that is lacking will hold it back from reaching full potential. A brand guide for the Web can be very helpful with the continuity of your design.
Posted: May 07, 2007
Sometimes improving your process not only helps yourself, it can benefit your clients as well. Using your time more effectively allows a client to receive more time and effort from you focused on enhancing the project as opposed to spending time resolving miscommunication. Site planning guides are a good way to use direct client input to help steer your project.
Posted: April 09, 2007
SciTE is a very powerful and capable editor. Using a Snippets plugin developed by Mitchell, you’re able to mimic some of the functionality that has made TextMate as popular as it is.
Posted: March 12, 2007
This group of tips revolves around some CSS techniques I find myself using constantly. I’m sure you’ve heard of some, if not all, but hopefully something comes across as new and possibly helpful. This list consists of just a few ideas I keep in mind while developing, and there are more to come in future articles.
Posted: February 26, 2007
Source order is often overlooked, but can have disastrous effects on usability.
Posted: February 12, 2007
Inspired by a post put together from Jonathan Snook, here’s a look into my development process.
Posted: January 29, 2007
It’s been said that Web design is 95% typography, and I can definitely agree with that. Many times a site design could be improved extensively with a quick change of a font-family. Keeping that in mind, how does one decide on a good looking font-family for their design? First and foremost, if you’re primarily a […]
Posted: January 01, 2007
The Web Developer Extension and Firebug extension have proved to be most valuable to me when developing for the Web. Here’s an account of the features I find myself using every day in hopes that I can pass some information along to those who may not make use of these features.
Posted: December 11, 2006
Prioritizing Web Usability by Jakob Nielsen and Hoa Loranger is a really valuable resource for anyone in the business of Web. The statistical data backing up the entire book really gets their message across and I definitely recommend this book.
Posted: November 20, 2006
The base tag can be both a good thing and a bad thing in certain circumstances… personally I prefer to define a base URI using a different method;
Posted: November 13, 2006