Monthly Archives: Lipiec 2013

Infinite Scrolling in Web Design and Mobile Apps : Let’s Get To The Bottom

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Infinite scrolling promises a better experience for users. However, the good is often accompanied by the bad and the ugly. Once we understand the strengths and weaknesses of infinite scrolling, we can begin to use it to enhance our interfaces.

Human nature demands hierarchy and structures that are easy to navigate. But infinite scrolling sometimes leaves users feeling disoriented as they travel down a page that never ends. Long lists are not new, but the way in which we scroll these lists has fundamentally changed since the arrival of mobile interfaces. Due to the narrowness of mobile screens, list items are arranged vertically, requiring frequent scrolling. A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away… a young designer embarked on an epic journey strewn with perilous layout challenges, constant procrastination, devious jQuery errors and deadly Internet Explorer bugs.

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Migrating A Website To WordPress Is Easier Than You Think

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Now powering over 17% of the Web, WordPress is increasingly becoming the content management system (CMS) of choice for the average user. But what about websites built with an outdated CMS or without a CMS at all? Does moving to WordPress mean starting over and losing all the time, energy and money put into the current website? Nope!

Migrating a website (including the design) over to WordPress is actually easier than you might think. In this guide, we’ll outline the migration process and work through the steps with a sample project. We’ll also cover some of the challenges you might encounter and review the solutions. Responsive Web design has transformed how websites are designed and built. It has inspired us to think beyond device classifications and to use media queries to adapt a layout to the browser’s viewport size.

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What’s New for Web Designers and Developers in Illustrator CC

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On May 6th Adobe announced its latest updates to its creative software. Some of these updates have big implications on how users work with their tools. In this article, I’d like to review what Adobe has changed in Illustrator and specifically how it impacts web designers.

Of course there are a several new features, like AutoCAD libraries, white overprint, fill and stroke proxy swap for text, automatic corner generation, indic support, package files, unembed images, multiple file place, touch type tools, free transform tools, and images in brushes. If you’re an Illustrator junkie, these are all worthwhile features, but what I want to focus on specifically are the core improvements that will help anyone creating artwork for on-screen delivery.

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