by Greg Casey
September 18, 2012
by David Baca
Here’s the scene. The client is leaning forward, tapping his index finger against his lips and squinting at wireframes displayed on the conference room’s LCD screens. “So I’m wondering, what kind of experience is the user going to have with this?” he asks. “As close to a non-experience as we can get,” is the answer.
June 27, 2012
by Dustin Chambers
Majestic. That is the first word that comes to mind when standing just a few feet in front of an F/A-18 Hornet jet, used by the Navy’s Blue Angels. Viewing these machines up close is impressive, to say the least. As part of EffectiveUI’s redesign of the Navy’s Blue Angels website, we wanted to give visitors a feel for these [...]
May 14, 2012
by RJ Owen
During a recent internal meeting at EffectiveUI, a colleague explained to the group how a client would not implement a certain feature (fairly integral to the overall user experience) because of SEO concerns. At the time, this led me to label the SEO industry as nothing more than snake oil salesmen. After that fairly knee jerk reaction, I would like [...]
August 12, 2011
by RJ Owen
I recently spent some time playing with Adobe Edge, Adobe’s new HTML5 / CSS3 animation tool. I’m going to give you a quick run-down of how the tool works and what you can do with it before discussing why I think this tool is bad for HTML and the notion of web standards. As far as animation tools go, the [...]
July 30, 2010
I’ll be attending Flash in the Can San Francisco, Aug. 17 – 19. Started in 2002, FITC is a great opportunity to explore general Web design, mobile design and development, application technology and much more. This will be my first time attending the show, and from all the buzz I’m seeing on Twitter and the Internet in general, it’s going to be great.
You can register here for the conference. And if you do show up, come track me down.