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.
Micah Godbolt’s new book “Frontend Architecture for Design Systems: A Modern Blueprint for Scalable and Sustainable Websites” has been published. Imagine what a large-scale web project would look like if frontend development were not treated as an add-on, but as an equal partner with backend development and content strategy. This practical book takes experienced webContinue reading “Now Available – Frontend Architecture for Design Systems: A Modern Blueprint for Scalable and Sustainable Websites”
For those of you who know me, I’m a huge fan and user of Slack; both the company and the product. Here are some things that Slack has done and continues to do right: Social Media: They know how to use social media to connect with their users. They respond to every tweet and do theirContinue reading “Slack: What Great Execution Looks Like”
I would like to thank the following people for volunteering to speak to my Business Web Practices class at Clark College during the Fall 2015 quarter: Week 1 – Craig Ebersol of Clark College / Heidi Johnson Bixby of Johnson Bixby and Associates Week 2 – Tocarra Stark, Communications and Marketing of Clark College WeekContinue reading “And that’s a wrap…”
Have you ever needed to insert an image placeholder into a web page? Well look no further. placehold.it is an easy to use service that can provide you with placeholder images. You can specify the image dimensions, background color, image format, text and text color: More > UPDATE: Here’s a list from tuts+ of theContinue reading “A quick and simple image placeholder service”
I must admit, that after reading the article “Outdated UX Patterns and Alternatives” by Brian Krall, I felt a bit of guilt about some of the UX patterns that I am still using in some of my work. After reading the article, please share your thoughts. Do you consider these patterns outdated? More >