What makes some sites succeed and others fail? When you are asked to redesign an existing website, what problems are you looking out for and where do you concentrate your efforts? I would argue that as web designers we spend too much time looking at the wrong kind of problem. we need to tackle business objectives, calls to action and user tasks.
Here are 70 tools, tutorials, and resources to help you get started developing your own iPhone apps. There’s everything from basic tutorials to templates to resource libraries to help you on your way.
We all know that Macs aren’t the most affordable computers. Purchasing one can take a big chunk out of a web designer’s budget and leave little to purchase software. Thankfully, there are alternatives to the expensive software that we need to do our job. Here are 14 Mac applications that will have you doing everything from editing images to writing code, and they won’t cost you a dime.
As web designers/developers, desktop applications are harder to create considering they have a totally different environment. In order to fill this gap, we can make use of site-specific browsers. To sum up, they simply help us convert a website into a desktop application. Here are free & mature tools for creating site-specific browsers:
I have worked as web designer and SEO, then I realized how important is, for a web designer, have at least, a basic knowledge of SEO. How many web designers, when are working on a layout, thinks about SEO? How many web designers really know the importance of the Page Rank? How many know that the massive use of Ajax can affect, negatively, the ranking of a page?
Today’s shoppers have high expectations when it comes to buying online. Websites which take too long to load can result in negative brand perception, diminished goodwill and a significant loss in overall sales. We explored the findings of a new study by Forrester Research on behalf of Akamai which has identified two seconds as the new threshold for acceptable web page response times.
If you've been hesitant to upgrade to Snow Leopard for fear of application incompatibility but you didn't feel like checking compatibility lists row by row to see how your must-have applications stack up, SnowChecker makes this process a breeze.
Browserscope is a community-driven project for profiling web browsers. The goals are to foster innovation by tracking browser functionality and to be a resource for web developers.
A simple app which reveals your browsers' support for CSS3 and HTML5 features in an easy to read format using Modernizr.