The reality is that the Web isn’t “the Web” in the traditional sense anymore. E-commerce, CMS software, CRM, AI, publishing, social media, digital products and services, SaaS – none of these are static in the way that Web design once was. By and large, the Web is now a gigantic global software platform. And by extension, modern Web design is no longer Web design; it’s product design.
An upcoming film called Kedi. The film, which takes its name from the Turkish word for cat, is a documentary about the myriad stray cats that live on the streets of Istanbul. Director Ceyda Torun mixes beautiful location shots with close-in footage of these fascinating animals going about their daily routines, capturing both the life of a city and the life of the creatures that share its streets with humans.
Because you’ll be catering specifically to local audiences with your local business, the type of traffic that will be seeing your entries and potentially clicking through to your site will be more relevant to your brand.
Windows 10 is now available and it’s the final ever version of Windows. From this point on, Microsoft will cease major version releases and adopt the frequent update model — with new releases as o
Absolute consistency is repetitive to the point of boredom. In order to mine its benefits without putting your users to sleep, you need to know when to break the monotony.
Although Twitter is the social network credited for launching the hashtag as we know it today, nearly every social network has begun supporting its functionality. This provides brands with robust marketing opportunities, as they can use hashtags to increase visibility and boost participation for branded social campaigns. The challenge, however, is finding the right hashtags to leverage for a brand’s social initiatives.
Over the river and through the woods… you can’t get there from here!
The web is fluid and mercurial. Our processes for working with it—and our clients—need to reflect that. It’s time for us to shed the vestigial mindsets we’ve inherited from the advertising world—the closed communications and drama of the “big reveal”—and build new systems based on honesty, inclusion, and genuine communication. We can bring our clients into the process right away, letting them see all the flaws and bumps along the way. Through this relationship they will become true partners—rather than confused, anxious bystanders—as we learn to better navigate this strange, evolving digital universe together.
Pinterest has become that rarest of specimens, at least in the consumer/social world: an independent, massively scaling service that not only bestows the “cool” factor that every large company seems to crave but, in Pinterest’s case, offers a huge opportunity to turn its “things I want to buy” essence into an e-commerce cash machine. It is the last of its kind.
Jean-Michel Basquiat’s Dustheads painting set a new auction record for his work.
Dustheads sold for $48.8 million on Wednesday at a Christie’s auction.
Try to explain any philosophical “ism” to your friend or colleague. Unless you’re both scholars, you probably can’t do so easily. London-based graphic designer Genís Carreras wants to make it easier for us to talk philosophy, so he’s removing words all together and replacing them with pictures in his postcard and book project Philographics.
The CSS Flexible Box Model, better known as simply Flexbox. Flexbox enables you to create complex layouts with only a few lines of code — no more floats and “clearfix” hacks.
The annual 60 minute light switch off is back on 23 March.
The demand for live video streaming or webcasting is growing rapidly. Frost & Sullivan is predicting a compound annual growth rate of 24.8% between 2010 and 2017. Growth of this magnitude means constant innovation and changes, which challenges a webcast producer who tries to support legacy, current, and future workflows.
One of the fastest and easiest ways to increase productivity and efficiency as a Web developer is to collect an assortment of tools that can help simplify, automate and just generally lessen the burden that different tasks add to your to-do list.
This problem has plagued creative professionals for as long any of us can remember, but it’s likely worse in our digital age. Since we are expected to produce more content than ever, content publishers and marketers are scrambling to produce as much material as possible to drive visitors to their websites and increase engagement.
The biggest news in web development in 2013 is WebRTC.
The RTC in WebRTC stands for Real-Time Communications, technology that enables audio/video streaming and data sharing between browser clients (peers). As a set of standards, WebRTC provides any browser with the ability to share application data and perform teleconferencing peer to peer, without the need to install plug-ins or third-party software.