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Understanding web design

Jeffrey Zeldman, one of the web's foremost experts and thinkers shines a light on one of the major fallacies surrounding web design: thinking it's something it's not. In Understanding Web Design in the A List Apart magazine he explains what web design isn't, but many people think it is, and what it is, but many…

Pachelbel must die

You know what, I completely agree with this guy: Rob Paravonian cuts to the heart of the Canon in D I remember the days of struggling to school with a trombone case only slightly smaller than a coffin at the end of my trembling arm. Whereas the violin players got to pretend they were in…

Who needs designers

Damn right. Who needs designers? Designing a good advert is as easy as pie. So why waste money getting a so-called "professional" graphic designer to create your website or advertising campaign when you could do it yourself using Microsoft Word or Corel clip-art. And if that sounds like too much hassle, you need these products:…

Treat People Like VIPs

True to my musical roots I'm a subscriber to New Music Strategies, a blog written by Andrew Dubber who certainly knows his stuff about the way the music business is changing. And, more to the point, how it's not changing fast enough. A recent post from him had this great quote: Customer loyalty increases exponentially…

Proto-Proto-Former

Everyone knows I'm a fan of the Prototype JavaScript framework. But even I realise that for a novice getting the best out of it can be a daunting task. So I wrote a simple library called Performer to allow you to use some of the Prototype features without writing a single line of javaScript, instead…