Earlier this month I attended UpFront Conference, an event organised by Dan Donald and other members of Manchester’s digital community.
Articles tagged ‘webdevelopment’
I recently learnt about a security exploit that can occur when pages served over HTTPS use HTTP compression. Secure or fast, pick one?
SVGOMG is a wonderful example of how to build a web app in a responsible and accessible way. I asked its creator, Jake Archibald, a few questions about how he designed and developed this native-feeling SVG optimisation application.
Each month net Magazine run a section called Exchange, where four industry experts each answer three questions on a particular topic, asked by their readers and followers on Twitter. I was asked to be the responsive expert in their March issue, which is on sale now.
Last Friday I attended Responsive Day Out 2. The format was the same as last year, but the tenor was a little different. Gone were the theoretical presentations, talk of trying to sell responsive web design to clients and fears of embarking on responsive projects. Instead presentations focused on the actual doing; getting into the nitty-gritty.
For this month’s net magazine, Martin Cooper asked me to provide some thoughts on this question prompted by a recent exchange between Jeff Croft and Jeffrey Zeldman.
Vasilis van Gemert asked me to curate a list of classic articles for the Daily Nerd, but what constitutes a classic?
The tail end of this year has been rather hectic. If moving house and changing jobs weren’t enough to be getting on with, I was also busy redesigning 24 ways.
Last month I spoke at the UK launch of Aquent Gymnasium – an online learning platform that offers free courses for designers looking to improve their web development skills. This is a rough transcript of my talk.
It’s hard, if not impossible, to deny that performance is by far one of the most critical aspects of any decent web project, be it a small portfolio site, a mobile-first web app, right through to a full-scale ecommerce project. Studies, articles and personal experience all tell us that fast is best.
If you’re a web developer (or designer) read this. Now.