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How To Teach Web Design To New Students In Higher Education

I have been teaching introductory Web design for 13 years in a variety of academic and commercial settings, and I’ve given a lot of thought to how we …

A Common Misconception About Designing With Data

Too often when working in information design, you’ll hear the request, “Can you make the data look cool?” “Cool” is a rather ambiguous term, and …

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Tale Of A Top-10 App, Part 2: Marketing And Launch

19 min read<p>Share on Twitter or LinkedIn<p>Smashing Newsletter<p>Upgrade your inbox and get our editors’ picks twice a month.<p>With useful tips for web devs. …

Tale Of A Top-10 App, Part 1: Idea And Design

17 min read<p>Share on Twitter or LinkedIn<p>Smashing Newsletter<p>Upgrade your inbox and get our editors’ picks twice a month.<p>With useful tips for web devs. …

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Facing The Challenge: Building A Responsive Web Application

From the lessons we’ve learned so far, we mustn’t assume too much. For instance, a small screen is not necessarily a touch device. A mobile device …

CSS3 Transitions: Thank God We Have A Specification!

A couple of weeks ago, I was tasked with developing a JavaScript module that would allow for the use of CSS transitions in a way that the JavaScript …

How To Maintain Hierarchy Through Content Choreography

<i>The figure above shows three columns of content. The lines below the two right columns indicate that each will drop below the main content as the</i> …

How To Sell The Value Of Mobile To Clients

As the distinction between the Web on desktop and mobile continues to blur, supporting mobile is increasingly something we do as part of every …

Ceros Originals

Planning user experience (UX) projects is a balancing act of getting the right amount of user input within the constraints of your project. The trick …

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iOS Prototyping With Adobe Fireworks And TAP (Part 3)

Export The Fireworks Project<p>Create the Project Folder<p>First, we create the project’s folder. This folder will contain and organize our Fireworks …

There Is No Mobile Internet!

Following the recommendation means making most of your Web content accessible across devices. It ensures that each link shared across the Web leads …

The Problem Of CSS Form Elements

“So what does this experiment show? Like I already stated, it shows that using CSS to style form controls to look exactly the same across browsers …

Building A Better Responsive Website

Benefits<p>A single website to build, maintain and promote.<br>• Support for a variety of screen sizes, not just the extreme cases of large desktop monitors …

Responsive Web Design With Physical Units

The Thin Line Between Queries<p>First off, I posit that there will be only one use case for a resolution-only media query. Something along the lines …

Responsively Retrofitting An Existing Site With RWD Retrofit

Fast forward three years, when we find Ethan Marcotte writing about his revolutionary principle of “responsive Web design” (RWD), which changed the …