I’ve been busy on the CVW Web Design site recently where the News section has taken up quite a bit of my ‘spare’ time. In fact, I’ve surprised myself by writing a couple of articles a month. Mostly, these have been Tips and Tricks aimed at website owners but I’m intending to feature clients and their sites as well in the not too distant future. Here are some of the recent articles:
So, all in all, I’ve been pretty busy what with personal sites and client work as well. Better to be busy than sitting around twiddling your thumbs though!
I’ve been meaning to write a blog post for some time about my web design and development workflow and the tools/software I use. So, this post is part of that and ‘in reply’ to many tweets I see every day (it seems) about other web development tools. Don’t get me wrong, there’s nothing wrong with a healthy marketplace of web design and development software, in fact I heartily support a wider choice. This post is not intended to be criticism of other software either. It’s just that I feel that Dreamweaver sometimes gets a bit of a ‘bad press’ or is perceived as not ‘cool’ – when, in my opinion, it’s still a great web development environment.
Last week, I attended Responsive Day Out. It was a full day, great value conference that was organised by Clearleft – and Jeremy Keith in particular. All the speakers gave presentations about Responsive Web Design (RWD). So, here are a few of my thoughts about the day.
I pondered whether to call the new section “Blog” or “News” but in the end I’ve gone with the latter to avoid confusion with this blog. Admittedly, “News” is not entirely accurate so I’m not completely happy but it’s OK for the moment.
So far, it’s been going quite well and I’ve been able to write a couple of articles a month. For example:
I’m having to think more about articles to write so that’s definitely a challenge but I’m hoping to research these a bit better now that I have a place to publish them – so I hope the whole thing will be a virtuous circle. We’ll see!
Last week, I attended the New Adventures in Web Design conference in Nottingham. This was the third and (probably) last New Adventures and the event lived up to my expectations. It was a day full of insightful and entertaining presentations. Here’s my short review of the best bits for me.
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