Smashing Magazine’s latest book — Redesign The Web — has been out for a little while now. Written by a collection of web pros, it covers innovative coding, design and UX techniques and discusses the peculiarities of the mobile context and emotional design.
I’ve been using Notable for a current website redesign project and I thought I’d share a few thoughts about it. Notable is a web-based service for sharing and providing feedback on design comps.
Like other, similar, services, its purpose is to speed up and organize the review process and make it easier to collect feedback from teams.
The following is a paid review. Please note: my time is being paid for but my opinions are my own.
Keyword research is an essential element of search engine optimization. Not surprisingly, there are many tools to help make this process easier and more effective, some free and some paid.
One task that no webmaster looks forward to is checking their site for broken links. In terms of popularity, I’d say it’s the web equivalent of flossing (and is done about as frequently by most site owners too). (more…)
*The following is a paid review.*
While I wouldn’t say that I’m a poker fanatic, I do enjoy the odd game of Texas Hold ‘Em now and then. In fact we finished off Christmas Day with a very enjoyable multi-hour session in which I made, oh, at least $5.
“Cardroom Supply”:http://www.cardroomsupply.com/ is a site that sells poker tables and chips as well as a few other poker-related sundries.