Don’t try to be ‘good’ at ten things, be great at two things.
These were some of the best words I heard this week. I feel like this is the hundredth time I’ve decided to double down on web design.
I kinda wish I never found this: Chrome doesn’t do a fantastic job of keeping your passwords safe. At all (source). In fact, I’m guessing Safari doesn’t either since Chrome can import them. Lame, lame, lame, lame, lame.
So what should you do? I recommend 1 Password. You remember one password to unlock it, then it logs you in to other things (I highly recommend you remember your email password as well, you use it often, in many places; and “Lost Password” systems go there). There are competing services, but I like how 1 Password is software that stores a file (mine is in Dropbox (encrypted) to sync on multiple machines).
I talk a lot about WordPress with friends, twitter acquaintances, colleagues, clients, random people on the street who are too polite to turn me away etc. I often find myself addressing some of the same topics; so I thought I’d start a screencast series from my YouTube channel. I’m going to update this post with further updates on this topic. Continue reading
Digg.com has gone through a few massive changes in this latest iteration. If I remember correctly Digg was bought-out and completely revamped in a number of weeks! Let’s have a peek under the hood to see what there is to learn from the front end code on this site. Continue reading
A couple weeks ago CSS legend Harry Roberts passed out on stage at a web conference. He wrote about how this came to pass, and it re-struck a chord with me about a couple things I’ve been thinking about for a while:
We need more amazing community contributors working less hard. Continue reading
New websites being made now should be accessible, BY LAW!!! Accessibility affects every level of web site production. Starting with design, the development, and the copy writing. It’s everyone’s job to know this stuff.
If this is all a bit daunting, here are some places to start: Continue reading