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Front End Design Conference – Elyse Holladay – I Have No Idea What I’m Doing

11 July 2014 - Uncategorized - James Brown - 1 Comment

https://twitter.com/elyseholladay http://elyseholladay.github.io/tigers/ “The tigers don’t matter – There will always be tigers – Focus on the strawberries” Learning something new is incredibly difficult You know a lot of stuff you don’t know We are all bad programmers.  Even good programmers don’t think they are good. We are drowning in information, but this is normal. No […]

Front End Design Conference – Andi Graham – The Right Tool for the Job: Designing in the Browser for Agencies

11 July 2014 - Conference, Uncategorized - James Brown - 1 Comment

https://twitter.com/andigrahambsd “Style tiles” are a nice way to convey design to a client A Dao of Web Design – http://alistapart.com/article/dao She loves designing in the browser Benefits of designing in the browser Eliminates redundant redundancy Keeps designs consistent vs using PSDs Allows the client to actually interact with the page and see how things behave Allows the […]

Front End Design Conference – Drew Barontini – Thinking Modular CSS

11 July 2014 - Uncategorized - James Brown - 1 Comment

https://twitter.com/drewbarontini Slides:  http://talks.drewb.io/tmcss-score/ “Front-end development is a thing”  tl;dr Smaller parts Independently created Used in different systems Breaking your CSS down into smaller chunks will ultimately make it more maintainable Single responsibility principle Each class/module should have a single responsibility Use a comment block to explain the responsibility Stick to using classes.  Avoid using IDs. […]

Front End Design Conference – Rachel Smith – Animating the web in a post-Flash world

11 July 2014 - Conference, Uncategorized - James Brown - 1 Comment

Common methods for animating on the Web CSS Transitions and animations Canvas SVG WebGL Animating with CSS Pros Performance No need for JS Cons Little control Excellent for loaders UI Image manipulation Canvas Pros “painting” to single element bitmap manipulation Cons Not crawlable stateless, need JS to control/track movement, hit areas etc Excellent for Games […]

Great Videos on Adobe TV

21 January 2014 - Uncategorized - James Brown - No Comments

Current Desk Setup – Panoramic Photo

3 September 2013 - Uncategorized - James Brown - No Comments

Working largely at home, I love seeing how other people’s desk and offices look.  There are some great examples out there, like Mitch Haile’s office (one of the best).  I recently took a panoramic photo of my desk (whole office will come one day).  Let me know what you think (click for the full-size version): Have a […]

Adobe ColdFusion 10 Released – Videos

14 May 2012 - Uncategorized - James Brown - No Comments

Naturally, AdobeTV already has videos about the new features: ColdFusion 10 Features and Benefits ColdFusion 10 Deep-Dives for Developers   If you want to find out what’s new, watch this video:  

Speaking at Front End Conference

26 March 2012 - Uncategorized - James Brown - No Comments

I was just confirmed as a speaker on Day 2 of the Front End Design Conference. If you haven’t attended this conference previously, it is one of the best conferences in the industry. Day 1 is at the Palladium Theater and is a great venue! Day 2’s location hasn’t been announce but if it’s anything […]

Scubaman Adobe TV Embed Test

2 February 2012 - Uncategorized - James Brown - No Comments