Cooper Journal: Things I learned at Agile Up To Here

Here’s an excerpt from Cooper Journal: Things I learned at Agile Up To Here: Elisabeth Hendrickson has recently opened a new test-and-development training facility in Pleasanton CA called Agilistry. It’s bright and airy, well-lit and well-stocked, and it feels like home the minute you walk in. In order to publicize her new facility, she very …

Preparing Your Web Content for iPad (Apple Technical Note TN2262)

Apple ~Technical Note TN2262: Preparing Your Web Content for iPad: Safari on iPad is capable of delivering a “desktop” web experience. iPad has a large, 9.7″ screen and fast network connectivity, and Safari on iPad uses the same WebKit layout engine as Safari on Mac OS X and Windows. You can ensure that your website …

When JavaScript Conventions Aren’t Conventions

In experimenting with Dashcode last night using the introductory tutorial provided by Apple, I noticed that in their example, they build a URL dynamically: var dsource = dashcode.getDataSource(“list”); var name = dsource.selection().valueForKey(“name”); document.location = (“http://www.google.com/search?client=googlet&q=” + name); But your first thought when looking at this may be (as was mine), “what if there are spaces …

Running a javascript function after UpdatePanel.Update()

Found this forum post to be very helpful and I think I may employ this more often when doing UpdatePanel related messaging-when-done… Run a javascript function after UpdatePanel.Update() – ASP.NET Forums: … You should call the method in this way: ScriptManager.RegisterStartupScript(this.Page, this.GetType(), “MyScriptName”, “<script type=’text/javascript’>functionToCall(‘hello world’);</script>”, false); The problem could be the fact that you …

Better JavaScript Minification

A List Apart: Articles: Better JavaScript Minification: In the past few years, performance research has become more prevalent thanks to research by the Yahoo! Exceptional Performance Team and Google’s Steve Souders. Most of that research studies not the individual HTML page, but the resources the page requires to display or behave correctly. Although both CSS …

15 Best Wireframing Tools for Designers (and Developers)

15 Best Wireframing Tools for Designers | tripwire magazine: 15 Best Wireframing Tools for Designers Building a website can be a time-consuming and expensive business. To ensure that you minimize the number of hours spent and the amount of money wasted on each project, it’s absolutely essential that you plan properly, flushing out content and functionality early, …

99 iPad Apps Reviewed

99 iPad Apps, Reviewed – iPad Apps – Gizmodo: We spent hundreds of dollars and countless man-hours reviewing the first batch of iPad apps just to save you the trouble. Here is our complete compendium of reviews, sorted by category, ranked by preference.

Smashing Magazine – Maps in Modern Web Design

Smashing Magazine – Maps in Modern Web Design Geo-location was a hot topic in 2009. With so many applications on GPS-enabled smartphones, more maps than ever were accessible to the average person. But how can Web designers and developers take advantage of an increasingly location-aware user base? This article explores existing trends, conventions and the …

15+ Free Abobe Air Applications for Designers and Developers

Great Adobe AIR-based tools for web design and development! 15+ Free Abobe Air Applications for Designers and Developers | Admix Web: Adobe AIR, which stands for Adobe Integrated Runtime, is a cross-functioning system runtime engine that allows web designers and web developers to create rich internet applications, and Adobe AIR is compatible with Windows, Macs …