December 15, 2010
As with Google’s other hosted libraries, providing a more specific version number of webfont.js will effect browser caching.
December 14, 2010
The Soupgiant base WordPress themes are now available on GitHub. There’s no documentation at this stage, I’ll write up a blog post with details in the coming week.
December 13, 2010
December 5, 2010
Making a great brand starts with having a great name and that means being able to buy a great or, at least, good domain name as Jason Calacanis explains.
December 3, 2010
Why do you sometimes see the fonts change on a website after it loads? This is just one of the many ways browsers behave differently, as explained in this quote from Richard Rutter.
December 2, 2010
I have often seen HTML forms coded as part of a lists, including from some publications and people I highly respect. I believe this to be incorrect.
November 15, 2010
There’s a theory of Japanese car construction called poka yoke. It was described to me as meaning a form of idiot-proofing but it really means “mistake proofing”. Pieces of the car are manufactured in such a way that they can only be used on one particular part of the car. We need to apply this theory to website design.
October 25, 2010
September 21, 2010
Spritebaker has done the rounds a fair bit in web development circles over the past few weeks. It’s a great idea, done well. The only problem is it has the strange effect of making it seem like the page is actually taking longer to load. I take a look at a possible solution.
September 17, 2010
I’ve played with Google Wave (OBM) and toyed with PBWorks. I tried wikis and intranets, I implemented networks and created complicated Excel spreadsheets. I have used at least five different time trackers and even more wireframing tools.
None of those things ever helped get the work completed quicker, more efficiently or better in any way.