So, your business needs an app? (Spoiler, you probably don’t)

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I recently presented this at the Eastern Innovation Business Centre about everything you need to know before including an app in your digital strategy, with steps and tips for success for startups to large enterprises.

Technology and the human touch

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Last week we had the pleasure of welcoming Kelly Schulz to b2cloud who ran an amazing accessibility and inclusion workshop to help further our understanding and empathy for all our users. While the focus was

The car of the future is shared and driven by software

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There are many visions on where mobility is going and how transportation will evolve. Which will prevail? Where will the disruption occur? I suspect the car I drive now, will be the last one I

Hey Siri, how do I start a conversation with someone with a disability?

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We all love Siri’s little witty quips, but I recently read a heartwarming article over on Mashable that reflects the power of technology to change lives in ways that most of us would never appreciate. I won’t spoil

CES 2017: Health and Accessibility

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This year’s CES certainly lived up to the Las Vegas expo’s reputation as the place to see what’s next in tech, showcasing innovations that will set the tone for the rest of the year and beyond. The

CSS tips and tricks for styling forms

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Some simple CSS tips and tricks for styling your forms. The tutorial includes rounded corner fields, styling based on input field types, applying on focus styles and using images as submit buttons.

Specifying keyboard type for web forms on mobile devices

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Who gets annoyed when they have to switch their mobile keyboard over to the number pad each time they have to enter a phone number in a web form? With some very simple HTML5 code I am going to show you have you can enhance someones user experience with your web forms so the right keyboard for the job shows up automatically.

Mobile Friendly Contact Details

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Have you ever visited a website on your phone and tried to call a phone number, but because of the formatting it doesn’t work? In this tutorial I will show you how to make your contact details mobile phone friendly including the address, phone number and email.

Web Design Trend: Sticky Navs

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A web design trend that I have started noticing more frequently are ‘sticky menus’ where the navigation sticks to part of the page will the content scrolls. This great feature for websites with lots of scrolling…

Cartoon about Browser Standards

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In this week’s blog posts we have all focused how web standards effect our jobs. With all the new HTML5 & CSS3 features available now, browser standards have lead to increasing frustrations in implementing these

Using CSS3 Special Effects for Menus

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CSS3 comes with a range of transition, transformation and animation properties that you can use to enhance your website and introduce animation without using Flash or JavaScript. There are also some nice design enhancements like text-shadows and border-radius. In this tutorial I’ll demonstrate how to use these techniques to enhance a menu.

How to send an HTML email

Guides | Tutorial By 6 years ago

So you’ve had an HTML email newsletter designed or perhaps there is a web page you want to send by email. In this tutorial I will explain how to send a web page in an email in Microsoft Outlook and Apple OSX Mail. Let’s start with Apple as they make super easy to do.

Custom fonts in websites

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One of the most exciting developments over the last couple of years for web design has been the ability to include custom font choices. We can finally spice up designs without having to create images out of text. But what are the pros & cons of web font technologies and where do we still need to advance with the technology.