Since 2001 Coroflot has collected and reported salary information from tens of thousands of design and creative professionals around the world. A great resource to use in your own salary negotiations or as a resource when building your team. (coroflot.com)
Lea Verou explains the latest developments at the W3C including the new W3C Dev Relations initiative, WebPlatform.org, the speech API proposal and the Test The Web Forward event. (netmagazine.com)
At An Event Apart in San Francisco, Jen Simmons walked through new capabilities coming to the web and their impact in her presentation – HTML5 APIs Will Change the Web: And Your Designs. As always, Luke Wroblewski took some great notes for all of us who were not there to enjoy. Thanks Luke! (lukew.com)
One of the emerging challenges for web designers is creating web typography that works in the mobile environment as well. But it can be difficult, and there are many things to consider. The keys are to focus on readability, contrast, space and responsiveness. (tympanus.net)
A little over a year ago, David Storey wrote a post about how countries in Africa were at the foothills of a mobile web revolution. This post looks at what progress has been made since then, and what the trends look like going forward. (generatedcontent.org)
Developer, HTML5 Doctor, author and educator Remy Sharp chats to Tanya Combrinck about how he founded Left Logic, why teaching is so important to him and what he has planned for the next five years. (netmagazine.com)
Chris Coyier has an open mind when it comes to developing and that’s why he is an awesome developer. In this very clear post, Chris explains why he switched over to using ’ems’ instead of ‘px’ for font sizing. (css-tricks.com)
Tools / Resources
Remote Preview allows you to preview any URL on a large number of mobile devices simultaneously. Just enter a URL, hit Enter and a new URL gets automatically loaded on each device. Works on platforms like Android, Blackberry, iOS, Maemo, Meego, Symbian, Windows Phone and WebOS. (github.com)
Hammer is a web development tool that helps you speed up your workflow. It assists you building out static HTML sites quickly and easily. (hammerformac.com)
In this honest and insightful presentation Jason talks about “Saying NO”. Do yourself a favor and take the time to watch this great talk. (vimeo.com)
Have you ever wondered what others’ sketches look like? When designers put pen to paper the results are quite different. This nice post on the LayerVault blog features some early Campaign Monitor, Instagram and Google work. (layervault.com)
You are neither a ninja, nor a rockstar. You are totally into the web, and love building this stuff. You take pride in the craft of software. You love solving problems and working with an awesome team. (bearded.com)
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