Danny Baker

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Taking The Pattern Library To The Next Level

No thorough conversation about the front end today can end without mention of <b>pattern libraries</b>. Sometimes a pattern library appears in the form of a …

Web Design

How To Think Like An App Designer

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UX Design

An In-Depth Overview Of Living Style Guide Tools

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Style Guides

How To Build A Custom WordPress Archive Page

The Story Of WordPress Archives<p>In WordPress, you get to work with a range of different page templates and structures in the standard configuration. …

Optimizing The Design Workflow With Fireworks Extensions, Part 2

1. Text Commands<p>Ever wish you could manipulate text in Fireworks like you can in a text editor? Frankly, I never do because I don’t expect Fireworks …

3 reasons GOP wants to keep unemployment high

Above all else, Republicans need Americans economically fearful — and susceptible to regressive lies<p>Job-growth is sputtering. So why, exactly, do regressive Republicans continue to say “no" to every idea for boosting it — even last week’s almost absurdly modest proposal by President Obama to …

Best Free iPad App of the Week: Google Maps

Great apps and a huge selection of great apps are a big part of what makes the iPad such an amazing device. There are excellent apps for just about any purpose you can think of – from serious productivity to pure entertainment. Better still, there are lots of great free apps for the iPad. Our Best …

Apps

So You Want To Write A Digital Strategy?

But do not despair. A digital strategy is not as intimidating as it sounds. It is just a document outlining how your company or client should handle …

Password Protection

Exploring 10 Fundamental Aspects Of M-Commerce Usability

The 18 m-commerce websites that we tested were: 1-800-Flowers, Amazon, Avis, Best Buy, Buy.com, Coastal.com, Enterprise.com, Fandango, Foot Locker, …

Password Protection

Content Knowledge Is Power

But when you <b>take the time to understand the content that already exists</b>, not only will you be able to ensure that it’s supported in the new design, …

Side-Enhanced Responsive Design

The Starting Point<p>Our client in this project is a large global news provider. Mobile is obviously crucial to it, because a large proportion of its …

Mastering Real-World Constraints (A Case Study)

The Challenge<p>As a Web and mobile app UI design firm, we couldn’t very well ignore the problem for much longer and let prospective clients pinch, …

C-Swipe: An Ergonomic Solution To Navigation Fragmentation On Android

It’s only a matter of time before Android OS is forced to catch up; however, scaling the current Android 4.x action bar scheme may not be realistic …

Flipboard 2.0 Update: Create Your Own Magazines & More

The <b>Flipboard iPad app</b> has had a major update today, to Version 2.0. There are a host of new features in this update, but the one that is rightly grabbing headlines is the ability to create your own magazines within the app.<p>Creating Flipboard magazines is easy and fun, and I’m sure this is going to …

iPad Apps