3.1 Million Pixels Are Heavy
If you want to take advantage of the new iPad's gorgeous screen (and of course you do), every image you push down the wire is about to put on a ton of weight. That has implications in lots of places and for lots of people.
Notes from An Event Apart, Washington DC
I had the good fortune to attend this storied conference for the first time. Lordy, what a smart crew both onstage and in the audience.
“Don't Confuse Context with Intent”
In an interview with Webdesigner Depot, I shared some future-friendly
thinking about adapting to the needs of a whole universe of connected devices.
Mobile Web vs Native App: Give It a Rest
This isn't a matchup at all. Providing a great experience almost certainly means that you'll build both web and native-app solutions. We're all in this together, friends.
Responsive Web Design or Separate Mobile Site? Eh. It Depends.
Geeks love black-and-white answers, but the same rule applies to the mobile web as every other technology: use the right tool for the job.
No Pain, No Pain: The “Couch to 5K” and Humane Design
I wrote the "C25K" training program for new runners over a decade ago. Its philosophy overlaps neatly with my philosophy of software design.
Your faithful correspondent fell under the browbeating eye of authority on a few recent and essentially trivial occasions, making me think a bit about the effects of control, rule enforcement and tone in my own work.
Farewell, Web Developer
For a big category of websites, software like Big Medium makes coders unnecessary.
OpenSearch: Add Your Site to Browsers’ Built-in Search
Let visitors search your site directly from their browser’s search field.