Posts about UX Design

September 23, 2014 by Travis Flatt
Webforms and Javascript

I like Javascript. There, I said it. It’s all out there floating across the internet, and no doubt my kids will mock me for it twenty years from now when they’re busily developing code via direct brain-link. For now, though, I find it to be a remarkably versatile problem solver for things that just aren’t quite handled by the default behavior of your favorite framework or CMS.

July 23, 2014 by Michelle Burk
Recent trends in web design

It seems like the possibilities of web design are becoming endless. I began designing and teaching myself a little bit of coding as a kid during the times when decorating your web page with flashy graphics, scrolling text, and putting a border around everything was cool (or, more like the only thing you could really do with web design).

March 12, 2014 by Gabrielle Kinderknecht
Responsive design is ideal for those whose audience uses mobile and tablets

Today, responsive web design is a way for developers to create smooth transitions between various viewport sizes using media queries. The media queries tell the browser, if a person is viewing from 320px width device, look like this (a condensed version of the desktop version to fit a mobile phone).

September 4, 2013 by Valarie Geckler
Example of a Captcha

As a marketer, captchas are a necessary evil. Can’t live with ‘em: you want to avoid adding obstacles to conversion or a form submission. Can’t live without ‘em: too many spam submissions could knock your website offline or result in a deluge of unwanted email notifications and meaningless content on your site.

August 14, 2013 by JD Collier
Review of Pixelapse and InVision

I want to tell you about two amazing products, Pixelapse and Invision. The two overlap a little bit, so you could choose just one of them — but I use both and I'll tell you why.

May 11, 2012 by JD Collier
Newsletter header on my favorite enews

All of us get newsletters. I'm signed up for everything from my neighborhood news to web programming. The majority of these get less than a 10 second glance before I delete or trash them; but there are one or two I look forward to receiving and read everything they write. What makes these different?

May 2, 2012 by Art Williams
3 Small Modules That Make Good Drupal Websites Great

Identifying the difference between a good website and a great website has everything to do with the care put into the details. Elements the site visitor never consciously notices combine in such a way as to affect them on a deeper level to convey stability, credibility and competency.

April 6, 2012 by JD Collier
3 great Drupal 7 Modules you may have missed

I am such a nerd about Drupal modules … I get really excited when I think I need something that does [blank] and then I find a module that does exactly that. I love even more when I find a module that makes some UX or usability problem go away. We have talked about the Drupal 7 contrib...

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