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Moving Beyond the Fold

Jeff shares the history of the “above the fold” rule, and how today’s web standards have made this a thing of the past.

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iMockups

Looking to do some quick sketches, wireframing or rough designs while on the road or from your sofa? Check out iMockups for your iPad. It’s an inexpensive download, comes with layout templates for most devices, and has all the common tools you’re used to. iMockups also integrates nicely with Balsamiq. Click here to learn more [...]

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A Well-Oiled Website

Jeff discusses the importance of properly styling the content on your website, and shares some pointers on keeping the look of your website consistent.

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Ogilvy Notes

In the spirit of SXSW, I would like to mention Ogilvy Notes. When we think of notes in the context of a presentation or a seminar, we can picture pages (or slides) of bulleted lists and short sentences. Ogilvy Notes sort of summarize the traditional, boring lecture and tell the story via infographics. They create [...]

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Moving Forward: Designing for the Present

Jeff discusses how web design has evolved over time.

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Top 10 Web Design Myths

Jeff debunks some of the most common myths regarding web design.

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Hidden Files

On the Mac operating system, files that are not typically meant to be opened remain as hidden. Although this certainly lends to a more tidy folder structure, these hidden files can be eating up your hard drive space. Recently, my portable flash drive was showing that nearly all my space was occupied and appeared to [...]

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Designing for Mobile Devices

Jeff shares some of the challenges, and opportunities, faced when designing for mobile devices.

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Kindle for Mac

With a quick and free download through Amazon, Mac users can have access to over a million books through Kindle for Mac. The application allows user to view comments from other readers, highlight and make notes, change color modes and look up words or phrases instantly in the built-in dictionary. For PC users, Amazon also [...]

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Adobe Edge

Adobe Labs recently released its preview version of Adobe Edge. The application provides designers and developers with an easy-to-use interface for creating animation for the web, without having to use Flash. Animation effects are rendered without using HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript. The full version will be released soon but the preview offers full functionality.

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