DesignFestival: Git: A Designer’s Primer
The designer’s toolset seems to be always expanding. Long gone are the days when a web designer could rely solely on an HTML editor and Photoshop. Now, especially when working in a team with developers, you need to work smarter and more collaboratively. In this post, I’m going to discuss using Git
Git: A Designer’s Primer
The designer’s toolset seems to be always expanding. Long gone are the days when a web designer could rely solely on an HTML editor and Photoshop. Now, especially when working in a team with developers, you need to work smarter and more collaboratively. In this post, I’m going to discuss using Git.
Pretty Inputs: Help Users Enter the Right Data with jQuery
Entering data in large fields can be a UX nightmare; it can be a challenge to make it simple for users to enter their data. How do they know what to enter? Can you really explain what they are meant to enter in just a input label?
“Drawing” from Our Learning: How to Build a Lesson Drawer in jQuery, HTML, and CSS
Delve into HTML, CSS, and jQuery as Mark runs you through the lesson drawer component of our new sister site, Learnable, a site for creating and taking online courses.
The Designer’s Guide to Git or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Repository.
Mark shows you designer types how Git, a revision control system, can help you save the day—never losing changes again.
Exclusive Webinar: Host Your Website in the Cloud with Jeff Barr
You’re invited to join us for our upcoming Cloud Hosting webinar featuring Jeff Barr from Amazon Web Services. There are only 1000 spots available and we expect these to fill fast. Use the easy registration widget below to confirm your place. You don’t have to be a super geek to harness the power of cloud […]
Apple: Stuff Ups, Mistakes, and Finally Moving Forward?
Apple has held the reins of its App Store tightly for a long time. Now, with the public release of the Review Guidelines, and the opening of the market to Adobe Flash-built apps, Mark suggests that Apple is trying to make up for its big mistakes.
Behind the Geek Out Scenes: Fancy Fonts and Jaunty Input Fields
Mark takes you behind the scenes of our new Geek Out deals page and explains the magic of the sprightly angled input fields and his debonair new font.
Guide to WordPress’s Custom Write Panels
Custom Write Panels can help you leverage the power of WordPress 3.0′s custom post types to even greater effect. Mark shows you how to wield them, so your clients will see you as a true WordPress wizard.
Front-end Optimization from the Get-go, Part 2
In part two in a series of posts on front-end optimization, Mark delves into how to wrangle every ounce of performance from your CSS.