Vegas baby vegas…

See you at Mix11What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas… Apart from all the information I intend on absorbing at MIX. I’m travelling there with work and looking forward to meet other XD’s from Avanade 🙂

Learning from the best of the best in the industry is definitely going to be a beneficial and worthwhile experience.

MIX is a gathering of developers, designers, UX experts and business professionals creating the most innovative and profitable consumer sites on the web. Sessions range from technical, code-based topics to expert advice on content strategy, usability and design. Explore the future of the standards-based web

Code Standards | Isobar

This is an invaluable reference for any web project.

This document contains normative guidelines for web applications built by the Interface Development practice of Isobar North America (previously Molecular). It is to be readily available to anyone who wishes to check the iterative progress of our best practices.

Code Standards | Isobar.

Efficiency and organization: Online tools and resources for accountancy and time management

15 Online Financial Tools for Freelance Designers

15 online tools and services that can offer freelancers some help in the area of finances and billing. Most of these tools are paid, but limited free plans or free trials are available in most cases.
While paying for this type of tool or software may not sound appealing, the time you will be able to save should more than make up for the cost, not to mention less headaches and increased accuracy.

Graphic navigation photoshop tutorials

50 Really High Quality Photoshop Navigation Menu Tutorials

Here are a few, yeah fifty tutorials on creating good looking graphic navigation and slick buttons. Some good ones here. From what I can see these just deal with the graphic side of things and don’t go into the mark-up and code side of things. That’s for another tutorial gallery.

Designing and developing on the go…

screengrab of a color generator iPhone app

screengrab of a color generator iPhone app

Yeah. I love this. iPhone apps for designers & developers. Some of these are great & free to boot, some cost a little bit. There are some awesome tools here that will make life easier for designers, all at your fingertips. Check out ‘What the font’ which allows you to send in a picture of a font from your iPhone to a service that sends back the typeface name. WOW! Now I really want an iPhone. Check out the gallery. There’s to-do lists, source viewers, color scheme generators, FTP apps, everything!