What 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
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.
Chrome. Use this extension in addition to the built-in Developer Tools Ctrl+Shift+I.
via Pendule – Google Chrome extension gallery.
Comprehensive guide for web designers and web developers to print out and post above your work area. Very useful resource! From WOORK full of other great resources. Download the sheet here.
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.
File sharing services are not as popular today as they were four years ago. It’s not that people are sharing any less. Rather, they just found easier ways to do it.
16 Apps That Make Sharing Large Files A Snap
Blog’n’roll. Some great layout designs in this gallery from Vandelay Design.
The gallery: 25 Examples of Three-Column Blog Designs
Inspiring column + grid layout techniques. Nicely designed & some interesting blog topics there too.
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.
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!
A useful list of principles worth reading, printing, taking with you for any one who designs user interface. User-Interface Design principles.