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article Nicole Jones

Content Strategy in the Fortune 50015

by Nicole Jones on Jul 6, 2011

Content Strategy in the Fortune 500

Your corporate site has everything. Product details. Media info. Legal terms. Calls to action. Friendly support. People flock there every day. It’s the perfect feeding ground. Duh dun duh dun duh dun. Read More…

article Sarah Slobin

The Future of Infographics20

by Sarah Slobin on Jun 15, 2011 in Design

The Future of Infographics

Have you noticed that infographics are everywhere? You can't swing a diagram of a cat without hitting an infographic about making an infographic. As someone who loves data viz to death (I do it for a living) I've been stewing about the meaning of this trend. A lot. Read More…

article Matthew David

Using HTML 5 Rich Media Tags17

by Matthew David on May 12, 2011 in Development

Using HTML 5 Rich Media Tags

Today, people will watch more than 2 billion movies on the Internet. That’s right, two billion. Video is a big deal. Fortunately, HTML5 will make it easier for you to add video when you use a new HTML element called VIDEO. The new video element is similar to the IMG element for images—it sits within Read More…

article Daniel Ritzenthaler

How CRUD Is Your Design?25

by Daniel Ritzenthaler on Feb 8, 2011 in Process

If you’re a software developer or know one well, the acronym CRUD — Create, Read, Update and Delete — is burned into your vocabulary. These are some of the foundational elements of good software development, and each provides ways to keep your audience engaged. When you take any one of these elements away from your Read More…

article Melanie Verville

When Social Media Meet Politics7

by Melanie Verville on Jan 20, 2011 in Web Culture

Are politicians really using online social tools to revitalize civic engagement? Are they really using them to interact with citizens and give them opportunities to express themselves and participate? Or do they use them only to inform and promote their party Read More…

article Branden Hall

Virtual Paintbrushes and Short Necked Giraffes5

by Branden Hall on Nov 15, 2010

Virtual Paintbrushes and Short Necked Giraffes

Branden explains how art and science are not always mutually explosive as well as details how we have gone from simple tools for art to using a canvas that is world-wide Read More…

article Rick Barraza

Translating Canvas with HTML58

by Rick Barraza on Oct 12, 2010

Translating Canvas with HTML5

Like most designers, I express myself, and feel most at ease, when communicating with motion and rhythm; with patterns of numbers or patterns of pixels Read More…

article Dave Ward

Javascript Libraries and ASP.NET: A Guide to jQuery, AJAX and Microsoft30

by Dave Ward on Oct 4, 2010 in Development

When Microsoft announced they would begin providing official support for jQuery, few of us realized how profoundly that announcement would eventually impact client-side development on the ASP.NET platform. Since that announcement, using jQuery with ASP.NET has moved from the obscure, to a central role in ASP.NET MVC’s client-side story, and now to the point of Read More…

article Jonah Sterling

What Comes After Sketching? Advice for Developers.19

by Jonah Sterling on Aug 5, 2010 in Process

Designers and developers have something incredibly important in common—but people forget it all the time Read More…

article Laura Porto Stockwell

Take Social Back: A Call To Action17

by Laura Porto Stockwell on Jul 1, 2010 in Web Culture

Take Social Back: A Call To Action

User Experience professionals have been reluctant to play in the social media space — so we have no one but ourselves to blame when we see it being misused. What’s our problem? I have my theories. Read on Read More…

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