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opinion Nishant Kothary

Meet the 10K Apart Winners4

by Nishant Kothary on Oct 13, 2011 in News

Meet the 10K Apart Winners

Two months ago, we announced the second 10K Apart contest — The Responsive Edition — in partnership with our friends at An Event Apart. Today, after much deliberating, we are proud to announce the very deserving, incredibly inspiring, and mind-numbingly clever winners. Check them out on the 10K site. To give you a little background, Read More…

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10K Apart: The Responsive Edition11

by Nishant Kothary on Aug 2, 2011 in News

10K Apart: The Responsive Edition

Last year, in partnership with An Event Apart, we debuted the 10K Apart Contest. The challenge was simple: build the best application you can with no more than 10K of code. If our analytics are telling the truth, the 10K was a smash hit. The contest reaped 367 entries in less than a month. And Read More…

opinion Karsten Januszewski

Down With O.P.C.6

by Karsten Januszewski on Jul 22, 2011 in Development

Down With O.P.C.

For the past few years, I have had the luxury of working on projects which I own the development entirely, from end to end. My work on Mix Online (Oomph, Glimmer, Archivist Web, Archivist Desktop, Flotzam, and Incarnate) has been architected and written by me, in collaboration with a designer but with no other developers. Read More…

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…

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That’s How Our Love Must Be, IE611

by Nishant Kothary on Jun 23, 2011 in Web Culture

That’s How Our Love Must Be, IE6

I've been thinking about this for some time, and it's time we talk, IE6. 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…

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Rap it in a Grid14

by Nishant Kothary on May 25, 2011

Rap it in a Grid

I am currently reading Decoded by Jay-Z. This passage stopped me dead in my tracks last night (it’s a little long, but worth it): It’s been said that the thing that makes rap special, that makes it different both from pop music and from written poetry, is that it’s built around two kinds of rhythm. Read More…

opinion Karsten Januszewski

The Rise Of JSON37

by Karsten Januszewski on May 17, 2011

The Rise Of JSON

I’ve been prototyping a new service, sketching out the different pieces: payload protocol, storage, data model, transport, client/server communication, etc.  And, upon completion of the prototype, I stepped back and looked at the decisions made. For example, how are we storing the data? Raw JSON.  How are we serving data? As JSON. It suddenly struck 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…

opinion Nishant Kothary

Introducing MIX Online 2.618033992

by Nishant Kothary on May 2, 2011 in News

Introducing MIX Online 2.61803399

Just over a year ago, we released a major update to MIX Online dubbed 2.0. Today, we are releasing another update, albeit smaller — MIX Online 2.61803399. Yes, you read that right. Read More…

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