Web Design Weekly #27January 22, 2012 - Jake Bresnehan
If the world is going to end in 2012, Acko.net will at least go out in style! Steven Wittens redesign is off the hook! View in a WebKit-browser like Chrome, Safari or even an iPad and you will not be disappointed.
The boys (Chris Coyier and Dave Rupert) busted out a big guest for the 2nd week of ShopTalk. Mr Irish answers a lot of great questions sent in by the listeners. Enjoy! (shoptalkshow.com)
The pixel has always been the smallest unit in screen-based design. Because it’s been indivisible, it is the concrete unit of measurement among screen-based designers. Now that hardware is changing and pixel densities are growing, pixels are struggling to find relevance as the stable unit they once were. Scott Kellum explains the crisis. (alistapart.com)
Multivariate and split testing can be crucial for sales conversions but how do you get the most out of it? Matthew Bird, the marketing man at Stinkyink, looks at five steps every designer need to go through. (netmagazine.com)
Rich Clark, one of the HTML5 Doctors, gets under the hood of the APIs that form the bulk of the HTML5 spec and tells us about their purpose and progress. (netmagazine.com)
Tools / Resources
Kyle Steed has taken up full time freelancing and is documenting his experiences on a weekly basis. He has already dropped some really great freelance advice and I am sure there is lots more to come. (blog.kylesteed.com)