AndiSmith.com - Vimperator Posted on 2013 has come and gone, and it was an eventful year for me both professionally and personally. Here’s a short summary of what I’ve been up to: January had only just begun when I was flown over to San Jose to work at Facebook for a two week time-intensive project for one of our clients. The brief was to come up with a tightly integrated social experience for a fitness application. I learnt so much about how social works from the team at Facebook as well as gaining an insight in to their philosophies on shipping software, it was truly inspiring.
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One of the most important considerations when it comes to crafting a unique and recognizable web design theme is color. Choosing the right color palette can mean the difference between a successful website and an also-ran. When visitors take their first glance at your theme, the colors you choose instantly send a subconscious message to them about your page. Fortunately, there are plenty of tools to help you choose the right scheme. Here are five of the best color tools available to web designers today. 5 Awesome Free Tools To Help You Choose Your Website Color Scheme
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29 Ways To Speed Up Your Website There are so many reasons to make your website faster: Higher conversion rates, lower bandwidth costs and yes, higher rankings in organic search. Frankly, I’m stunned how often web teams resist doing it. Here’s a list from easy to not-so-easy, of 29 ways you can get things running faster on your website: Put your images on a separate domain. Services like Amazon S3 make this very easy. Open an S3 account.
In order to deal both with content written according to Web standards and with content written according to legacy practices that were prevalent in the late 1990s, today’s Web browsers implement various engine modes. This document explains what those modes are and how they are triggered. Summary for the Impatient The main conclusion to draw from this article is that you should start all your HTML documents (i.e. anything that gets served as text/html ) with <!DOCTYPE html> as the first thing in the source. (Read on to learn why.)
How to construct a web developer in twelve months | Graceful Exits A friend got in touch recently to ask for help on making a career change into web development. They were involved in technology some fifteen years ago—more than me in a lot of ways—but appreciated that things had changed almost beyond recognition, so they would at least need to upskill and were worrying if they should concentrate on retraining and getting an academic qualification. In effect, they were giving themselves maybe twelve months of spare time to become at least savvy enough for an entry-level job in the industry, and wanted to know if I could advise them.