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Golden Krishna

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.

Brian Wood

With the release of Adobe Shape, capturing inspiration in the form of vector art just got easier. Adobe Shape traces images you capture from different sources and the resulting vector artwork can be shared with others or brought to Illustrator and edited. In this article, web developer Brian Wood looks at how Adobe Shape works and follows an Adobe Shape to Illustrator workflow.

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.

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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Blogs

Laura Ross

Join authors Nancy Lyons and Meghan Wilker for a lively Twitterview about interactive project management on May 10.

Ben Waldie

Your wife’s surprise birthday party is tomorrow.  You’ve prepared a top notch slideshow on your Mac using Keynote, and transferred it to your iPad.  Great!  Now you can present directly from the iPad.  There’s only one problem.  The fonts in your presentation are no longer appearing properly because the iPad doesn’t have all the same fonts your Mac does.  It looks like you might have to lug your Mac along too.  No, with Automator’s help, you can just replace the problem text with images.  Here’s how...

Laura Ross

Take a look at HTML5 in an action-packed Twitterview with HTML5 Multimedia: Develop and Design author Ian Devlin on December 8.

A Joomla! web site is no more or less secure than any other CMS or custom developed web site. All web sites are vulnerable to malicious attacks, hackers, and spammers if you don't take the necessary steps to protect them. Securing a Joomla web site is as important as it is simple, just follow the checklist outlined in this article.

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