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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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
Tony Hsieh, CEO of Zappos, gave his keynote at SXSW on Saturday. After describing his company culture to the post-lunch crowd (Zappos—now ranked high on Fortune Magazine’s top 100 places to work in 2009—is noted for its outstanding customer service), Hsieh outlined seven key ways a company can build a brand:
Peachpit authors Scott Kelby, Joe McNally, and Garr Reynolds are Amazon customer favorites.
Looking in the rear-view mirror: We are starting to post videos of author interviews from last fall's Voices That Matter Web Design Conference.
Looking forward: The next conference is in the works.