Monday February 28, 2011
How does it work? Just put your image size after our URL and you'll get a placeholder.
Monday September 27, 2010
"Click on a flavor, and watch as it generates a serving of fake information right before your eyes" Pun themed iceceam flavours that generate placeholder text
Friday September 17, 2010
Normally when you think of “bad design”, you think of laziness or mistakes. These are known as design anti-patterns. Dark Patterns are different – they are not mistakes, they are carefully crafted with a solid understanding of human psychology, and they do not have the user’s interests in mind.
Monday October 19, 2009
"a set of Django template filters to make caring about typography on the web a bit easier." Nice collection of typographic improvements.
Tuesday July 14, 2009
The effect of phrasing on call to action copy. Testing various permutations of "follow me on twitter", with click through stats. Interesting the use of "here" as a hyperlink, something usually discouraged, performed best.
Sunday July 5, 2009
A set of standardised icons for popular social networking services and tools. You know, the favicon-sized "digg this", "share" "tweet this" buttons you get everywhere now.
These are nicely done and available in 4 sizes, up to 48px, released under CC share-alike.
Friday April 17, 2009
With MS pushing IE8 harder, and the rise of non-IE browsers, the number if IE6 users is starting to approach a point where you can seriously consider dropping support for it. Once you do a number of, previously progressive enhancement only, tools can be used without fear. hot.
Thursday April 16, 2009
Tips on making a site more mobile/touch screen friendly, with a real case study.
I usually hate these kinds of lists, they feel like blog spam. This one is pretty good though, all the points resonate in a very common sense way.
Monday March 9, 2009
Bookmarklet that examines the content to markup ratio of a page.