A quick note about the concept of retrofitting responsiveness onto existing websites - is it feasible? how well does it work? We're in the process of trying it out with Costhetics - one of our clients..Read More
This is a collection of the articles I've written over the past 8 years, I've edited and tidied them up for clarity. I also got rid of a lot of older, less relevant (read: stupid) articles. I'm going for clean, and quality.
A quick rundown / stream of consciousness about the different use cases and contexts that *should* govern how we think about responsive web design. There is a definite lack in technology preventing responsive design from being the amazing revolution that it should be.Read More
One of the things i'm doing at the moment (very slowly) is converting all my CSS to SCSS. I find the maintainability so much better - today i found a tool to convert existing CSS to SCSS. Not bad.Read More
Google finally got around to updating their iOS app - it now supports push. Since I've blogged a bit about Sparrow recently, I figured I'd give everyone a quick update on where my iOS mail usage is currently sitting.Read More
So, a few weeks ago I came across Snapguide. It's a great howto and guide app for iOS. The thing that really struck me about this app is how well thought out the interface is. iOS is a great platform for building apps to consume content, however content creation is somewhat limited. The only apps that really do a good job of content creation are simple, one step creation apps (like: Instragram, Facebook etc). Where you only create one piece of content, and you provide minimal information.Read More
So, this week I've been teaching web design at Shillington College in Sydney. Today we had an interesting discussion about <section> vs <div> for marking up regions on a page in HTML5 - in our case: particularly the main content region (which previously we style as <div id="content">. The debate stemmed from the (somewhat obsessive) idea that <div>'s are evil.Read More
You know you're doing something right when your interface is clearly better than Apple's. Sparrow for Mac did it and now Sparrow for iPhone has too.Read More