Airtight News I recently started playing with shaders in three.js and I wanted to share some of what I’ve discovered so far. Shaders are the ‘secret sauce’ of modern graphics programming and understanding them gives you a lot of extra graphical fire-power. For me the big obstacle to learning shaders was the lack of documentation or simple examples, so hopefully this post will be useful to others starting out. This post will focus on using pixel shaders to add post-processing effects to Three.js scenes. This post assumes you already know the basics of using Three.js. What is a Shader?
Blog - Litmus With an increased focus on mobile audience, many email marketers are scrambling to find a strategy that works for them. Unfortunately, there’s a lot of confusion about what mobile email design strategies actually exist. Don’t worry, though—we’re here to help clarify things. With over eight years experience as a web developer and a love for working with small teams, Kevin is the perfect addition to Litmus!
Video Screencasts #130: First Moments with Grunt There are all these tasks that we need to do as front end developers. Concatenate and compress our files. Run our preprocessors. Optimize images. Run tests. Creating a Responsive HTML Email Newsletter for Codecademy Note: This article has been updated to include information on revisions that were applied to the template after seeing how it performed and how it was being used. I recently had the pleasure of converting Codecademy’s monthly email newsletter into a responsive one. I thought I would share the process because it is a nice example of creating a responsive template from an existing newsletter without redesigning the desktop version.
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Email design guidelines - Articles & Tips At some stage in your career, it’s likely you’ll be asked by a client to design a HTML email. Before you rush to explain that all the cool kids are using social media, keep in mind that when done correctly, email is still one of the best ways to promote you and your clients online. In fact, a recent survey showed that every dollar spent on email marketing this year generated more than $40 in return. Stop Yahoo! Mail from Rendering Your Media Queries In April 2011, Campaign Monitor published this article which identifies an issue in the way Yahoo! Mail handles media queries. With the help of Brian Sisolak @bsisolak at Trilogy Interactive, we've identified a few more issues with regard to the way Yahoo! Email deliverability resources, sites, services, tools etc. By Mark Brownlow | Licence this content inShare0 We all want to know how to get more email delivered. But how?
How to optimize your email for mobile devices If your email subscriptions are anything like mine (as a fellow interactive marketer, I assume they might be), it seems like every other article that hits my inbox lately contains another new stat or case study regarding mobile. Whether we're talking about the mobile web, mobile apps, mobile email, or mobile sites, the "M-word" is everywhere. As more research regarding both the sales and usage of mobile devices -- specifically smartphones -- becomes available, many marketers are asking, "How should I be optimizing my email for mobile devices?"