John Cleese talks about how the ability to switch between the “open” and “closed” mindset can help us be more creative. Great Talk!
Coding HTML Newsletters can be a painful thing. Especially if you want them to be responsive and work across most email clients. Luckily there’s this site called Responsive Email Patterns, which collects snippets and modules you can use in your next project.
Chris Lema with some practical tips and his personal way of giving project estimates. Best article i read on the subject in a long time.
“I know you may think that if you give me a budget I’m going to make the project use up all that budget, even if it’s smaller. Let me assure you of one thing – and this isn’t personal and it’s not you. Most people’s budget is 2-3 times smaller than their desires or expectations.”
webdesignrepo is a curated collection of helpful links from around the web. Primarily the repo is for webdesign links, but there is a large overlap with web development and graphic design.
Huge collection of all kinds of links related to webdesign, sorted in “Daily Visits, Blogs/News, Inspiration, Learning, Tutorials, Snippets, Plugins, Architecture, Tools, Resources and Community”. Definitely something to bookmark!
URL rewriting can be one of the best and quickest ways to improve the usability and search friendliness of your site. It can also be the source of near-unending misery and suffering. Definitely worth playing carefully with it – lots of testing is recommended. With great power comes great responsibility, and all that.
This comes in handy if you want to migrate from Apache to nginx and have some custom .htaccess Instructions you want to take to the new environment.
First of all, the service was thought as a mod_rewrite to nginx converter. However, it allows you to convert some other instructions that have reason to be ported from Apache to nginx.
It’s hard to believe this article is 13 years old!
The web’s greatest strength, I believe, is often seen as a limitation, as a defect. It is the nature of the web to be flexible, and it should be our role as designers and developers to embrace this flexibility, and produce pages which, by being flexible, are accessible to all.