A comprehensive handbook on digital design covering much of our collective knowledge and process The (free) book is literally packed with solid advice. Might be handy to pass to that non-design/ux-savvy developer you have to work with. Pixel Perfect Precision →
Ideally, the most legible typography contains between 45 and 75 characters per line. This is difficult to accomplish for all screen widths with only CSS media-queries. FlowType.JS eases this difficulty by changing the font-size—and subsequently the line-height—based on a specific element’s width. This allows for a perfect character count per line at any screen width. […]
Sparkicon: a small, inline icon with additional link meta data to describe either the content and/or the behaviour when the user clicks the link. Think those little icons on Wikipedia (indicating the link is an external one), on steroids. Sparkicons →
The Anatomy of a Perfect Landing Page →
Remember that last year I wrote about Fitts’ Law vs. iTunes? This year the saga continues: iTunes8 suffers from the same mistakes (whereas other versions werent (?) and Safari no longer does since 3.0b4). I guess it’s time for some devs at Apple to read the excellent visualizing Fitts’ Law article. And while they’re at […]
A tiny post to inform you that bramus_cssextras, the TinyMCE CSS Classes and IDs Plugin made it to its first public release (version 0.3.2). Sure hope the documentation is clear, correct and above all complete (feel free to comment if not).
In the recently posted “10 Alternatives to iTunes for managing your iPod” Ross McKillop (the author) brings forward 10 programs to manage your iPod in Windows/Linux/OSX. Great list in my opinion, yet on Windows there’s this one killer app to manage your iPod which he did not mention: XPlay. Reason he didn’t mention it, is […]
When using software Fitts’ Law – a model of human movement, predicting the time required to rapidly move from a starting position to a final target area, as a function of the distance to the target and the size of the target – is in effect all the time. Microsoft understands the importance of this […]