This week has only seen a little time spent on Caaargh, but I’m trying to keep this blog updated, so here goes. This week I’ve mostly been thinking about the segments of road that make up the race track in the game. To prototype the game and get the development started, I’ve been working with… Continue reading Caaargh Game Development Blog #2
Sometimes you’re working on a website that already uses an old version of jQuery and upgrading is not an option at that moment in time; if for example the jQuery library is bundled with a version of Drupal and works with a set of existing plugins. The following code will allow you to load in… Continue reading Loading a new version of jQuery without breaking an old version
I installed WordPress tonight now that I’ve finished working on my new theme, and found a draft post on one of my old blogs titled “Bob Marley & the Whalers”. I clearly never got as far as writing the article, but I’d love to know what on earth it was going to be about.
Link: Genius use of animated gifs (yes, you read that right) Some more examples can be found here. I’m especially keen on the less is more approach, this could really add a lot to a website.
Link: Web design in a few years time The more I learn about CSS3, the less I think that photoshop and the ‘design stage’ of current web design practices will be at all relevant in just a few years time. I think that within a year I’ll have stopped using photoshop on any project I… Continue reading Web design in a few years time
Link: Tell-all telephone Fascinating, boring, beautiful and scary all at the same time.
Best landing page fact of the week so far… “Amazon’s Kindle page is three Hasselhoffs high.“ (A great article too by the way)
We’ll be making Bibliofaction much more streamlined soon. It should be easier to use and quicker to load. Rather than trying to make the site all things to all people, we will focus on the core ‘thing’ – the short stories.
Link: Easy online wireframes tool This is a nice way to play around with some site design ideas. I’ve been using it to work on making Bibliofaction a bit easier to use without getting too stuck in the nitty gritty of design work. I’m not sure how well it would scale for a full spec… Continue reading Easy online wireframes tool