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.Read More
Review of Notable: Web Design Feeback Tool
Review of Wordze: a Keyword Research Tool
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.
Review of XHTML/CSS: Service to Turn Designs into Fully Coded Web Pages
Review of Inspyder InSite Website Spelling and Link Checker
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).Read More
Review of CardroomSupply.com
*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.
Crazy Egg Review: A New Way to Do Web Analytics
Review of Quimble: Service to Create Online Polls
Recently I posted a poll asking what people in the web industry wear to work. I used a free service called Quimble. Seeing as their tag line is “polls done right” (a very bold statement) I decided to post my thoughts about my polling experience.Read More
Link Checking Software Review: Web Link Validator
Checking your site for broken links is a necessary but tiresome part of web site maintenance. For the longest time I’ve used Xenu’s Link Sleuth, mainly because it’s free but also because it works.
Web Site Usability Book Review: “Don’t Make Me Think”
Usability guru Steve Krug’s Don’t Make Me Think: A Common Sense Approach to Web Usability (now in its 2nd edition) is one of the best books on web usability that I’ve read. Why? Because it’s short, easy to read and covers all the essentials really well.Read More