Death of the loading.gif

September 22nd, 2014 @ 11:22 am PST
Animated gifs are fun, they make it easy to ad some motion to a webpage or app. However, the gif format lacks many features that cause them to look potentially ugly in a design, namely alpha channels. An animated gif can have only pre-specified colors marked as transparent which means they might not look good on anything other than a solid background. This can become a problem if you want these animated images on an unknown background color or a photo... More

Responsive Web Design

June 19th, 2013 @ 4:49 pm PST
The web is a different place than it was 5-10 years ago. People are coming from all sorts of varied devices and your website should be accessible and usable in each environment. But, who wants to make multiple version of a single site and keep up to date with all the new gear that comes out? Nobody. Instead, let's make sites that readjust themselves when viewed through something other than a desktop or notebook browser... More

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