Making User Interface Elements Difficult to Use By Intent [Six Revisions]

Making User Interface Elements Difficult to Use By Intent: In modern web interface design, no other principle has been heralded and pushed onto us as much as the concept of user-centered design. User-centered design tells us that we should do everything we can to make our user interfaces as easy to use and as intuitive …

Finally we can manage our tabs with Tab Candy for Firefox.

This has been making its rounds on the Twitterverse and thought I’d just capture it here for posterity. Finally, it appears that we will be able to manage our tabs more intuitively and easily with Firefox 4, using a feature called Tab Candy which is a very similar concept to Exposé on Mac OS X …

30+ Handy Blank Templates for Designers

30+ Handy Blank Templates for Designers | Creative Repository: Sometimes you have a nice concept for a design in your mind, but you don’t know where to start; or sometimes you are just not aware of the right size for the design to implement. That’s where templates come handy. I have collected some very useful …

30+ Handy Blank Templates for Designers

30+ Handy Blank Templates for Designers | Creative Repository: Sometimes you have a nice concept for a design in your mind, but you don’t know where to start; or sometimes you are just not aware of the right size for the design to implement. That’s where templates come handy. I have collected some very useful …

Solved a problem with an Visual Studio 2008 “Source control provider could not be found” error…

I had run into this problem before. Setup I have my Visual Studio 2008 options set to reload the previously loaded solution on startup. I use Subversion. I use AnkhSVN as my SVN provider in Visual Studio 2008. Problem If I launched Visual Studio 2008 with a particular solution loaded when I last closed VS, …

What happens when you press F5, Ctrl-F5 or click the Refresh Button on your browser

Found this chart by accident, but it is quite useful to know how to refresh your browser and what happens when you perform various combinations of clicking the refresh button vs. F5 vs. Ctrl-F5 etc. This originally came from a tweet from Webmonkey regarding a post on Stackoverflow: The table below is updated with information …

Smashing Magazine – Getting Started with Web Development For The iPhone And iPad

Web Development For The iPhone And iPad: Getting Started – Smashing Magazine: According to AdMob, the iPhone operating system makes up 50% of the worldwide smartphone market, with the next-highest OS being Android at 24%. Sales projections for the Apple iPad run anywhere from one to four million units in the first year. Like it …

Free iPhone Design Templates for Keynote and PowerPoint

Free iPhone Keynote and PowerPoint templates help get you from thought to finish: Mockapp.com has created both Keynote and PowerPoint templates of iPhone UI elements, and has made them available as free downloads. Say you had a dream in the middle of the night about the most awesome iPhone app that, to your surprise, no …