Recap on 2012

31st December 2012 • No Comments

What a year 2012 has been! Especially in the web space. I feel privileged to be working in the web space at this time. We’re sitting on the cusp of the web coming out of its teenage years and becoming an adult.

Technology

HTML5 & CSS3 have proven they have what it takes to create and manipulate your on screen elements in anyway you wish. WebGL is coming through to allow high speed 3D rendering in the browser. Flash is well and truly dead as I predicted back in 2010 much to the dislike of many flash developers. The great Flash developers have started to move to HTML5 technologies, I’m sure many Flash developers will stick with the Flash software and export out as HTML5 though.

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10 websites 10 years ago

18th September 2009 • 3 Comments

When it comes to the internet, a lot has changed in 10 years. Computers can handle a lot more processors, much more graphic detail and the speed is significant faster. This naturally has seen the web evolve, websites become more advanced and it’s users more technically savvy. Rewind 10 years ago when not many site used CSS, Javascript or even PHP, what was the web like? Lets go back, way back to 1999! Y2K anyone?

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How to fix the “Save For Web” color shift in Photoshop.

16th August 2009 • No Comments

If you’ve used Photoshop’s save for web feature, no doubt you’ve ran into problems with colours going from brilliant to dull and lifeless. It’s a very frustrating this for designers and developers alike. After years of trying to find solutions and work-arounds for the problem, I finally found one that works.

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Presenting information in a digestible manor.

25th June 2009 • No Comments

Today I’m gonna take a step back from the coding aspect, and look at an important part of website design. It’s a common dilemma where you have a lot of information to get across, but how do you present it in such a manor that people will actually 1) Read it and 2) Digest the information?

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