Sitepoint CSS-live course

Two weeks ago I signed up for this training: CSS Live with Russ Weakley (of MaxDesign).
Why? After dabbling with CSS for years now, I felt there was not a true understanding/foundation – sure, I manage (with the help of an editor), but some things just didn’t work – they should, yet they didn’t… and of course they didn’t make sense at all – “CSS sucks!”. And what the heck are ‘floats’? “I don’t need them, so who cares?”

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Pattern Tap keeps your inspiration running

Pattern Tap keeps your inspiration running

Pattern Tap is here to satisfy and encourage the inspiration needs of my interface design peers and peeps. We aspire to be the design tap for your next inspiration need.”

“Pattern Tap was born out of our love for the best interface designs on the web. We wanted a place where we could come and easily find the stuff we were looking for. Sometimes

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Worlds oldest computer user

Granted, not a pc or laptop, but still: Virginia loves her iPad. For perspective: she was born in the year aluminium foil was invented. And this: 1910 inventions. In the first 10 years of her life, this was added: 1910-1920 inventions. Yet she’s still rhyming better than most rappers these days 🙂

Thanq Mr. OneDayCompany!

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Is TaGXedo the new Wordle?

Is TaGXedo the new Wordle?

You have seen them before: word (or tag) clouds. Wordle was the first one (correct me if I’m wrong). I once imported my LinkedIn contacts – and just now my Del.icio.us tags: cloudy. Interestingly enough, Wordle is now used by a Dutch scientist to evaluate policy-programs of political parties: based on their wordclouds, he determines what they (claim to) emphasize on (yet even the experts had a hard time guessing which cloud belonged to what party…) – view them here.

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Colossal lettering

Colossal lettering

You’re married. For 10 years. With the same woman. To celebrate that, you visit Rome (one of the cities I love, visited twice, and want to will return to, one day). Then you return home. But instead of putting pictures in your family album, you start drawing letters – as you have done before. Because you love fonts, letters and typography. And like to spend quite some time on it. 250 hours, more or less. The result?

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Blueprint & jQuery – Case study

Blueprint & jQuery – Case study

I have been working with Stefan for more than two years now and he writes a very useful blog: Divito Design. It’s there that I found a very good post about BluePrint grid – after quite some more reading, I used it to revamp an ‘old’ 2001 site – and wrote an article about how it helped me creating a W3C compliant and browser compatibile site – sharing it with you here: case study – I hope it is as useful to you as Stefan’s article

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