UI

UI

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about the importance of a creating a great UX (user experience). And after I got about halfway through that piece, I realized I’d gotten the cart afore the horse by not delving into the UI (user interface). So we’re gonna back the train...
Hold the Pickle, Hold the Lettuce

Hold the Pickle, Hold the Lettuce

If you remember that one, well, you’re probably close to my age. It was a Burger King ad way back in the mid ‘70s. The jingle went on – “Special orders don’t upset us. All we ask is that you let us serve it your way.” The young lady wearing a cute hat and working the...
UX

UX

Few years ago, I didn’t even know what a UX was. For anyone who was living under a rock same as me, it stands for User eXperience. Cute. I’da just gone with UE. I mean they went with UI for User Interface because I reckon UN was already taken. And near as I can Google...
Everyone Loves a Slideshow

Everyone Loves a Slideshow

I remember when I was a kid, my folks would sometimes have family and friends over for dinner. Afterwards, every once in a while, Dad would break out the slide projector because somebody had gone somewhere and shot up a bunch of Kodachrome. It was great fun. We got to...
A Day in the Life

A Day in the Life

First, let me acknowledge that I know likely very few care what a day in my life as a web designer and developer looks like. I’m just outta blog ideas right now. It happens to everyone from time to time, right? And I should get two points for honesty according to one...
Instant Gratification

Instant Gratification

Okay. To be clear – I understand that ‘instant gratification’ is a psychological phenomenon that can cause disruptions in everything from families to countries, to continents, to planets and possibly the entire universe if left unchecked. Today I’m invoking poetic...