Podcasting is a new format for distributing audio and video content over the Internet. From the technical viewpoint, podcasting involves nothing new – it’s just embedding of multimedia-content (audio or video) into an RSS feed. It is not difficult to create a podcast. There are both specialized web services and desktop applications for the task. […]
Having the website is an essential part of life for creative professionals and serious amateurs, but it can be full of traps. So you have decided that you need a website. What is the best approach and how to do it in an optimal way? When you enter a web site’s domain name into your […]
If you are thinking about podcasting and want to read a small, yet authorative book, this is the one. Podcasting Pocket GuideBy Kirk McElhearn, Richard Giles & Jack D. HerringtonO’Reilly Media, 2006ISBN: 0-596-10230-5 Tempted by podcasting but don’t know what you need to know to do it? Not ready to dive into a heavy but […]
A fantastic book to learn Flash from. Flash 8, The Missing ManualBy E.A. Vander VeerPogue Press, O’Reilly, 2006ISBN: 0 596 10137 6 The Missing Manual books are, from my observations, universally the best books I have seen on a given topic, when you are looking for a real understanding of how to use a piece […]
Newsletter usability has increased since our last study, but the competition for users’ attention has also grown with the ever-increasing glut of information. In his latest report, Jakob Nielsen takes an indepth look at email newsletters and how readers use them. The short version can be read here.
In his report he identifies that many B2B web sites are not as user friendly as consumer oriented web sites and that this is impacting on the success of the web sites. Do we take as much care in keeping B2B web sites as user friendly and up to date from a user interface perspective […]
Latest Jakob Nielsen’s Alertbox draws your attention to eye flow patterns. In the latest Jakob Nielson Alertbox newsletter he discusses the results of tests done on tracking eye movement over typical web pages. It is quite interesting and potentially very useful information for web site designers. The report can be seen at this link.
In this tutorial we examine how to create a web page by using the slice tools in Photoshop and ImageReady. In this tutorial we are going to use Photoshop and ImageReady to create a web page using rollover buttons and the slice tool. Note that this is only one way of many that can achieve […]
Brook Group’s content management system, Tacklebox, prevents major legal and communication problems, revolutionizing Web site creation and maintenance. Press Release Tacklebox, a content management system (CMS) from Brook Group, revolutionizes Web site creation and maintenance. While managing Web content often compares to herding cats, Tacklebox simplifies and streamlines the process. (http://www.brookgroup.com/tacklebox) A CMS increases efficiency […]
Neat game, worth a look to see just what can be done. GAME http://www.samsung.com/au/theinsidejob/