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10 Web Design books you probably missed but owe yourself to read

Posted on 06/29/2008

The demand will come…

Posted on 06/26/2008

Ann Arbor Startup Weekend, Day 2 + 3

Posted on 06/22/2008

Startup Weekend Ann Arbor, Day 1

Posted on 06/21/2008

Adobe Acrobat 9, making web design / development easier?

Posted on 06/19/2008

Using CSS and GIF’s to animate a menu

Posted on 06/16/2008

We as web developers need to be creative in our messaging…

Posted on 06/12/2008

Using Color as Communication

Posted on 06/09/2008

10 Examples of Beautiful CSS Typography and how they did it…

Posted on 06/02/2008

Archive for June, 2008

The demand will come…

By Ross Johnson on Thursday, June 26, 2008 10 Comments

There are a lot of freelancers and budding web design companies out there who are more or less dipping their toes in the water. The hope is that they can either make a living off of web development/design or hopefully make a great living off web development/design. This is an unnerving feeling, three toes in…

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Ann Arbor Startup Weekend, Day 2 + 3

By Ross Johnson on Sunday, June 22, 2008 5 Comments

Well I didn’t get to blog about day two by itself, so I figure I will just combine my thoughts for the last two days into this post. Day two at Ann Arbor start up weekend was a work day, short and simple. People showed up at 9:00 and barely lifted their heads until lunch…

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Startup Weekend Ann Arbor, Day 1

By Ross Johnson on Saturday, June 21, 2008 1 Comment

Startup weekend is a new “type” of event that has been popping up here or there. The concept is simple, get forward thinking entrepreneurial together for in a dank, hot and sweaty basement for an entire weekend and see what will come out of it. Hopefully the result is more than putrid smells and dilated…

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Using CSS and GIF’s to animate a menu

By Ross Johnson on Monday, June 16, 2008 23 Comments

Remember our good old friend the animated gif? There was a time when the ability to animate GIF’s made web sites a little more fun… or horribly obnoxious. It seems that no one really harnessed the power of animated GIFs, and today the only place they seem to be used are in banner advertisements when…

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Using Color as Communication

By Ross Johnson on Monday, June 9, 2008 3 Comments

As designers, web developers, or marketers we spend a lot of time developing different forms of communication. On some level that is our job, to communicate and decide how to communicate something. Communication is a balancing act, and I can’t claim to have mastered its every form, but I am aware of it. It is…

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