Like many people before me, I’m starting a weekly list of links I share online. Several of my friends who aren’t on Twitter asked for one place where they can find the resources I share.
Hopefully others will find it a useful resource for web design, content strategy, user experience, as well as interesting articles.
- Responsive Web Design – Stop and Think by Anthony Grace: “… akin to putting lipstick on a pig”
- 5 Usability Principles in Practice from Zurb
- Sass for Designers by Nathan Smith: Kudos to Nathan for his article encouraging designers to take a look at Sass. (I’m very thankful he graciously provided info for both Mac and Windows users.)
- The Future of Mobile Marketing with Smartphones by Robert Hartland: Excellent article with tips and case studies. Great list of resources at the end.
- Web Usability Guidelines from UserFocus: Download the free Excel workbook with all 247 guidelines
- Web Accessibility in the Real World, Paul Boag interviewing Derek Featherstone: Listen if you will, but I love that they’ve included the transcript.
- Why Separate Mobile and Desktop Web Pages by Luke Wroblewski: The solution might not work for your site, but Luke explains what prompted separate versions for Bagcheck.
- 10 Free Web-Based Web Site Accessibility Evaluation Tools from Usability Geek.
- The Ultimate Web Design Round Up from WebDesigner Depot.
- 10 Super Userful WordPress Shortcuts by CatsWhoCode
- 10 Free Desktop Apps for Managing Code Snippets from jQuery4u
- The Many Forms of Plurals from Daily Writing Tips
- 10 Principles of Writing for the Web from Daily Writing Tips
- Ten Best Apps for Recording Skype Conversations : Has anyone tried one of these applications? If you did, can you comment below on which one worked best for you.
Some non-web posts from this past week that had me thinking:
- Laboring for the American Dream: 27% of Americans work more than 40 hours a week.
- The New York Times Chocolate Chip Cookies Refrigerating the dough for 24 hours is key.
- Beyond Bars by Adam Serwer: Though the statistic is a couple years old, the United States imprisons 1% of its entire population. One in 31 Americans is on probation or parole.
- Hubble Captures Time-Lapse Videos Of Stars Being Born from National Public Radio: Fascinating!