It’s The Web Project Guide Podcast, and we made you a new episode. Everything I’ve learned about the nuance of web design I’ve learned from two sources — A Book Apart, the series of short books for designers, and Sam Otis, Blend’s long-time lead designer and front-end developer. I talk about nuance, as if there’s some […]
It’s The Web Project Guide Podcast, and we made you a new episode. I learned a big lesson when transitioning from the world of advertising copywriting — where words are tasked with driving a reaction, regardless of how clear that reaction might be — to the world of writing for the web: websites (and web […]
It’s The Web Project Guide Podcast, and we made you a new episode. The web is as complicated as we make it. This is because we can make it really really complicated, because we can dream anything. We can imagine the ease of solving edge cases by automagically shoving different aggregations into simple content blocks. […]
It’s The Web Project Guide Podcast, and we made you a new episode. A few months ago, I gave an internal “lunch and learn” presentation on a topic that is very personal to me — and, one that may have helped spur my entire career path. I taught everyone how to organize a record collection. […]
It’s The Web Project Guide Podcast, and we made you a new episode. The web industry is an industry built on the shoulders of those who came before us. CSS did not sprout fully formed from initial planning sessions, but as a gradual set of parameters that built upon the early design methods of the […]
It’s The Web Project Guide Podcast, and we made you a new episode. I didn’t get to ask Erika Hall about her (newfound?) obsession with spiders. But, beyond that, we had a great conversation about the basics of understanding site users: what kinds of questions do you ask — and how do you know those questions […]
We talked to Brett, author of Project Management for Humans, about project planning, creating better retrospectives, how new clients learn to be good clients, and how to plan around the differences in team skill and velocity. You should check it out.
Deane and I had a wonderful time talking with Patrice Embry, project manager and consultant, about the practice of creating a web team and piecing together the different personalities that make up a project. Patrice is wonderful, and we know you’ll think so too.
Introducing the Web Project Guide podcast: a phase-by-phase look into the web process.
It’s been a long time coming, but we are so incredibly happy and excited to share the big news: The Web Project Guide is a real book, and you can order it right now. What does this mean for The Web Project Guide? Well, it means a few things. The book is finished, in about […]