I’m not a designer but I use the tools of designers a lot. I spend a lot of my time in Photoshop exporting assets for projects and on top of that paying what feels like an unfair price to do it. It’s not that I don’t think it’s worth it, I’m just ready for something […]
Posted: November 13, 2013
This is wicked exciting to me. I know I’ve been talking a lot about alternative image editors so as to avoid the Adobe machine, but the fact of it is I still use Photoshop every single day at work. While I hope to someday convert to something more lean, it’s not happening any time soon. […]
Posted: September 09, 2013
Over time I’ve become more a fan of base64 encoding assets where appropriate. It’s an interesting approach to reducing HTTP requests for assets by including them in the parent asset. For example, instead of including a URL reference to a background-image in your CSS, you can base64 encode it and include the image right within […]
Posted: April 20, 2013
CSS Hat translates layer styles to CSS3 code. Oh my, you Photoshop guys are going to love this.
Posted: May 17, 2012
MacRabbit – Slicy – Magic with PSDs. This, for me, is one of those “I can’t believe it went until 2012 without this existing” stories. Slicy is the latest application from MacRabbit, the shop famous for Espresso and CSSEdit before that. When building out the front end, you may be all too familiar with the […]
Posted: April 04, 2012
Posted: February 01, 2012
Using wireframes in Web design can really help to increase the quality of your work. They’ll also help quite a bit with client work as well.
Posted: December 03, 2007