Prototype iPhone apps with simple HTML, CSS and JS components. Built by Dave Gamache, Connor Sears, and Jacob Thornton who all worked at Twitter once upon a time… Awesomely executed product and site! (github.com)
As more diverse devices embrace touch as a primary input method, it may be time to revisit navigation standards on the Web. How can a navigation menu be designed to work across a wide range of touch screen sizes? (lukew.com)
Website optimisation can be a cruel game; everything has a number that begs to be reduced, but doing so requires a lot of experimentation, research and testing. When you’re playing with the last hundred or so kilobytes, there’s little reward for your effort. This great overview from Paul Robert Lloyd will hopefully save you from playing the same guessing game he had. (paulrobertlloyd.com)
Touch has landed on the desktop. A whole new category of touch devices are flooding the consumer market in coordination with the release of Windows 8: touchscreen laptops and tablet/keyboard combos. These new hybrid combinations of touch and keyboard create a new ergonomic environment and fresh demands on designers. (globalmoxie.com)
Tools / Resources
If your site’s data regularly changes, you might want to take a look at Handlebars. Handlebars is a template processor that dynamically generates your HTML page, saving you time from performing manual updates. (net.tutsplus.com)
Internet Explorer for Windows Phone is based on Internet Explorer for the desktop; however, there are differences that web developers should consider. (msdn.microsoft.com)
Want to take your inner nerd to the next level? Well, Mathias Bynens can help. In this video, Mathias covers all kinds of wacky quirks that I am sure you don’t know. (vimeo.com)
The websites showcased in this Smashing Magazine article let you scroll, but they also provide alternative ways of finding cues and means for getting around. Some great inspiration which triger some great ideas for alternate ways to navigate content. (smashingmagazine.com)
Fox News Digital is looking for a talented Web Designer to join the Strategy & Design team. As a Web Designer, you will be responsible for driving forward the look and feel of all Fox News and Fox Business web properties. (foxnews.com)
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