Make it work it before you make it nice. Or better yet – make it work perfectly before adding the visual pizza. Thank you, Bruce Saw the above on Twitter by Rian Rietveld who was giving a talk on web accessibility at a WordPress WordCamp conference Make it work before you make it nice #AccessibilityContinue reading “Dear Web Developers”
Hat tip to Stan Rogers for sharing it.
We all know that Slack groups come and go and that it would be nice to know which groups you are still considered a member of. Look no further than this URL: https://slack.com/signin/find
Portland, Oregon based interactive designer Miranda Slayter who specializes in UX/UI Design wrote a nice article entitled “UX Portfolios – Everybody is Lying to You“. If youj are web designer or web developer you really should go and read this article.
As with anything, writing or speaking is something you get better at over time. The more you do it, the calmer you get, the more muscle memory you have, and ultimately, the faster you can get things done. But when it comes to speaking, I notice that there are people who’ve been speaking for yearsContinue reading “Chris Lema: Getting the first two minutes of your talk right”
If you are a web developer and enjoy video podcasts, I highly recommend subscribing to “The Treehouse Show”: Subscribe to “The Treehouse Show” on iTunes >
Thomas Gumz sent me a link to a blog entry entitled “Don’t Distract New Programmers with OOP“. Having just wrapped up one year of teaching “Intro to Programming and Problem Solving” to students at Clark College, I could not agree more. One of the core outcomes of my class is centered around functional decomposition –Continue reading “Don’t Distract New Programmers with OOP”
Mavericks’ new Control-Command-Space bar shortcut came up once again during conversation in the TUAW chat room this morning. Once again, I was surprised that this cool little trick isn’t universally known. As a public service announcement, we’d like to continue to spread the word about this delightful shortcut. Get yourself over to any text entryContinue reading “TUAW: This is the most important Mavericks keyboard shortcut you’ll discover all day”