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Golden KrishnaScreen-based Thinking: Let’s Make an App!
In this excerpt from The Best Interface Is No Interface: The simple path to brilliant technology, Golden Krishna takes a second look at today’s screen-obsessed world—how we got here, why we’re still here, why this awful trend is so awful, and how people are moving beyond screens and breaking off their love affair with mundane apps.
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By Golden KrishnaMar 2, 2015
Golden KrishnaThe Best Interface Is No Interface: An Interview with Golden Krishna
User Experience Designer Golden Krishna talks to Peachpit about his new book, The Best Interface Is No Interface: The simple path to brilliant technology , why the screen isn't always the best answer, imagining more elegant answers beyond the screen, and the best and worst examples of user interfaces.
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By Golden KrishnaFeb 12, 2015
Transition or Animation: Which One Should You Use?
CSS animations and transitions can be used to create a variety of effects on websites. In fact, you can usually create any effect from either a transition of animation. Steven Bradley helps you decide which one should you choose and why.
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By Steven BradleyFeb 5, 2015
13 Nifty Things About Macaw: The New Application for Designing Responsive Websites and Prototypes
If you’ve been looking for a more visual way to build responsive websites and prototypes, it’s time to check out Macaw, and the book Getting Started with Macaw. In this article, Joe Chellman looks at some of most interesting aspects, big and small, of this new web design application.
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By Joe ChellmanJan 20, 2015

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Nancy Aldrich-RuenzelFind your Creative Edge
Imagine getting online access 24/7 to every topic we publish for creative people—including videos, books, books in progress (via Rough Cuts), shorter topics (through Short Cuts), and rich-media e-books.

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By Nancy Aldrich-RuenzelCommentsApril 5, 2010
Topics: Apple,Digital Audio, Video,Adobe Creative Suite,Voices that Matter,Digital Photography,Publisher's Notes,Design,Voices That Matter,Gadgets and Digital Lifestyle,Web video and audio,Adobe,Web Design & Development,Adobe Photoshop,Productivity
Nancy Aldrich-RuenzelWhy is content strategy so late to the party?
When I sat in on Kristina Halvorson's session, titled "Content Strategy for the Web" at our most recent New Riders Voices That Matter Web Design Conference here in San Francisco, I was blown away by several things: 1. how late to the party this key topic has been to Internet discourse; 2. how little this topic is understood; and 3. most tragic, how few have started using it yet. But her talk convinced me that this area is about to explode and Website stakeholders are finally starting to get it.
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By Nancy Aldrich-RuenzelCommentsSeptember 3, 2009
Topics: Usability,Best Practices,Voices that Matter,Publisher's Notes,Peachpit Commons,Design,Voices That Matter,Web Design & Development
Laura RossYes We Did! Twitterview Transcript with @RahafHarfoush and @Peachpit

On Thursday, June 25, @Peachpit and @RahafHarfoush threw down for a live, full-hour Twitterview about the Obama campaign’s use of social media. Check out the transcript and suggest the next Twitterview author!

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By Laura RossCommentsJune 30, 2009
Topics: Voices that Matter,Design,Voices That Matter,Branding/Marketing
Nancy Aldrich-RuenzelGone is the designer/developer divide

In a recent conversation with the authors of A Project Guide to UX Design—Russ Unger and Carolyn Chandler—we chatted at some length about the various roles on a Web team, both best case and worst case. (Here’s the full interview.)

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By Nancy Aldrich-RuenzelCommentsJune 18, 2009
Topics: Adobe AIR,Adobe Dreamweaver,Best Practices,Adobe ColdFusion,PHP/MySQL/Scripting,Voices that Matter,Adobe Flex,Publisher's Notes,Peachpit Commons,Design,Voices That Matter,Web Design & Development,HTML/XHTML,Ajax and JavaScript,ActionScript

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