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I’ve been thinking a lot lately about how I build websites – the process and the code base I use for each projects – both of which have recently undergone the sort of evolutionary leap more commonly found in X-men movies. It started with a need to familiarise myself with HTML5 at the beginning of […]
So then, the time has come to start a client project from scratch using purely responsive techniques (as defined by Ethan Marcotte’s book Responsive Web Design). I’ve retro-fitted some responsive techniques to previous client sites, but this will be the first ‘responsive’ project I’m starting from scratch. The three core ‘ingredients’ for this responsive website […]
It’s been all about jQuery plugins for responsive web design these past few weeks … and here’s another good one: FitVids: A lightweight, easy-to-use jQuery plugin for fluid width video embeds. And, nicely done this, they’re using another responsive jQuery plugin – FitText for the heading text. Nice work all round. Hurrah!
Really, this should be filed under ‘probably too good to be true’ … but let’s hear it out. So, here’s the problem: there are a ton of great grid based CSS frameworks for designers to work with – frameworks which provide a baseline for dividing up the page into a usable grid via a series […]
So, I was reading this article from Happy Cog and it struck a chord with me as regards systems for design. Whenever I start a web design project, I’m looking for elements from previous projects that can be re-used in planning the new project. I might lift an HTML code base from one, a set […]
I like to think that I buy books from A Book Apart because they’ll further my expertise and knowledge as a web designer. But you and I both know that it’s because they look gorgeous – and I want the whole set on my shelf. The latest is no exception … and it’s coming.
This great post from Elliot Jay Stocks covers a number of points that I deal with on a few levels each week. To start off: I am a web designer who codes. I’m someone who enjoys the process of writing good, semantic code – loves the cleanliness of it, loves the craft, the constant learning, the […]