Things to Read

End Hover Abuse Now

29 October 2010

Think before you use hover states on a website. They are fun to use but can cause serious UX problems.

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Sparrow Framework

22 October 2010

A lightweight game development framework for the iPhone. The API is somewhat based on ActionScript concepts so Flash developers will find it easy to create games.

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Another iOS Icon Template

22 October 2010

A better template to design iOS app icons. This PSD template is based on Smart Objects so you only need to design once to see what the other sizes of your icon will look like.

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IE8 Bugs

22 October 2010

A list of all known CSS, HTML, DOM and JavaScript bugs in Internet Explorer 8. Comes in handy when you need to debug a website in IE8.

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Vendor Prefixed CSS Properties

22 October 2010

A huge list of all vendor-prefixed CSS3 properties. Really handy if you need to know if the property you use is available in all browsers.

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Big Brands and Typefaces

21 October 2010

Want to know which typeface is used in the logo of a big company? Here is a huge list where you can look up the information you need.

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Styling Forms with CSS3

21 October 2010

A good article on the 37 signals blog on styling web forms with css3 for WebKit browsers.

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ePubChecker

18 October 2010

A free app to check your ePub files. No need to upload files to a web application to verify your documents. Just drag and drop from your desktop.

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IE9 is the IE6 of CSS3

17 October 2010

Here we go again. Looks like IE9 isn’t very consistent in rendering CSS3 when compared to other browsers.

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How To Help Search Engines Find Your Content

12 October 2010

A good overview on how search engines index the content on your website and the things you can do to make your site better.

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The Fedex Logo and its Designer

12 October 2010

An interview with the designer of the FedEx logo. A good story about the typeface and the hidden arrow in the logo.

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An Introduction to Graphic Design

12 October 2010

The title says it all. A very well written piece on graphic design by William Drenttel and Jessica Helfand. A must read for graphic design students.

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