Barnaby Walters reviews Donna Spencers book Practical Guide to Information Architecture and concludes that information architecture is arguably more important than the content itself.
There are so many applications we rely upon as web designers and website owners. However, one stands head and shoulders above the rest and it won’t be what you expect.
I’m great at buying books, but even better at never reading them. So I recently bought ‘Information is Beautiful‘ by David McCandless, a lovely picture book which I’m great with. I love it. It’s a hardback (better for beating things with). It’s thick. It has a lot of pages (256). It was quite cheap (£11 […]
Although a lot of people have criticised Google for the way they have implemented GoMo, they have at least put forward a good case for creating a mobile website. Best of all they have done so in a language that website owners can appreciate. Personally I am not fussed whether it is the best implementation in the […]
I have to confess I don’t agree with his attitude towards clients but he makes a lot of good points especially in regards to failure.
Like many web designers, I have spent a lot of time worrying about why projects go wrong. Perhaps we should be asking what makes a project successful.
Do we really need to recreate Flash as CSS animation? Apparently Adobe think we do. I am not so convinced.
When developing in WordPress the number of plugins can quickly escalate out of control. Fortunately there are one or two plugins that make others unnecessary.
Magento is a powerful ecommerce system with a steep learning curve, aimed at larger ecommerce sites. However, when developing your ecommerce solution it needs to be about more than technology.
Many web designers are quick to criticise the quality of web design education. However, not all of our criticisms are justified as Emily Young explains.
Adding imagery to a blog post helps retain user attention for longer and Skitch is simply the best tool for doing so quickly.
In a world dominated by Twitter and Facebook it is easy to forget that the humble forum is one of the most effective ways of building a community. But not all forum software was created equal.
Us web designers and website owners tend to be an unhealthy lot. Sitting for hours on end in front of our computers. However, we can lead a more healthy lifestyle. I am.
Managing multiple social networks in a corporate environment with more than one contributor can be challenging. Fortunately Hootsuite can help.
Although the Boagworld podcast will return with a new format in 6 months, the question still remains – what are you mean’t to listen to now?
So you want an iPad, but is there really a business case to buy one? As a freelancer can you justify the cost? As a website owner will you be able to persuade the boss?
Are you thinking about buying an iPad? Are you wondering if your website will look good on one? If so this is the review for you.
Andy Wickes reviews Flowplayer the Open Source (GPL 3) video player for the web which can be use it to embed video streams into your web pages.
This has nothing to do with web design but if you are a mac user you might find the way I use my mac interesting.
This week we have two reviews for the price of one. First we review the freelancing book ‘Noded’ and then take a look at a useful web application called ‘Support Details’.