- *Design 25 Magazine-Style Layouts for Your Design Inspiration
- Magazine and news-style designs have become increasingly popular. Content management systems like WordPress have a wide selection of themes for this type of site, making it easy for the average website owner or blogger to achieve a look that is similar to a news site. In this post we will feature 25 sites that provide inspiration for magazine-style layouts.
- *Design Endeca User Interface Design Pattern Library
- Describes principled ways to solve common user interface design problems related to search, faceted navigation, and discovery. The patterns are offered as proposed sets of design guidelines based on our research and design experience as well as lessons learned from the information search and discovery community
- *Programming Safari User Guide for Web Developers
- *HTML/CSS New structural elements in HTML5
- HTML5 brings new APIs that add essential new features to the open standards web development model, and new structural elements. We will briefly look at how the new semantic elements were chosen, what the main new features are and how they are used, how headings work in HTML5, and browser support for these new elements, including how you can support them in older browsers.
- *HTML/CSS Responsive.is: Display and present responsive web designs
- A clever tool. Enter a URL to view how the layout presents itself on the desktop, and in tablets and mobile phones. Actually triggers media queries.
- *Programming Mastering JSON
- Widely hailed as the successor to XML in the browser, JSON aspires to be nothing more than a simple, and elegant data format for the exchange of information between the browser and server; and in doing this simple task it will usher in the next version of the World Wide Web itself.
- *Usability Applications of usability principles on a social network
- Usability in Social Networks vs. Regular Websites. Social networks differ from regular websites in 3 fundamental ways: 1. Activities and content are fully (or at least mostly) driven by the users. 2. Users are expected to do things on the website - interact, post, vote, etc. 3. Users are expected to come back to the website periodically and continue to do things.
- *HTML/CSS Beware of XHTML
- Most people who use and promote XHTML do so because they think it's the “next version” of HTML, and they may have heard of some benefits here and there. But there is a lot more to it than you may realize, and if you're using it on your website, even if it validates, you are probably using it incorrectly.
- *Miscellaneous Get up and running with TortoiseSVN and Subversion in 15 minutes.
- Subversion is the most popular free, cross platform Version Control Systems (VCS) available today. Version Control gives you a time machine for your files, enabling you to go back in time to any earlier version, see what changes have been made over time, and revert your work to an earlier version if need be.