The HTML5 revolution has brought many useful tools and new APIs with it, but despite new features being implemented in modern browsers, many developers are still unaware of some of those gems. In this post we will take a look at 4 APIs that will help you build web applications more efficiently and offer better user experiences, especially on mobile. As you’ll see, support for these features is more widespread than you might think!
Content is rarely as glamorous as concept but at the end of the day it’s just as integral to the campaigns you work on. So how can you get the most mileage out of the down and dirty writing? That’s going to differ project to project, but there are some basic rules you can follow to make sure your writing doesn’t fall into the usual traps.
Interactive Mobile Technology
With Google’s Announcement Tuesday that Android is moving into wearables, it’s an exciting time for developers looking to get into the space. The Android Wear Developer Preview shows off what is possible on the platform and is sure to set some off sparks for technological innovation. If you’re as excited about Android Wear as we are, you can sign up for access to the preview and the SDK here.
Content Development Resources
The most important (and often hardest) part of writing is sitting down and doing it. It’s easier said than done, as I’m sure you know. However, you might as well set yourself up for success so you can quickly iterate on your failures. Here are a few free tools that I use to keep everything moving, even when I’m not.
Design and Arts Graphics Typography
Many people get confused when it comes to picking a font or typeface mostly because they lack understanding and knowledge of typography. As a designer, I have dealt with clients who love display fonts, usually the free ones that you find on dafont. Now, I don’t have any problem with display fonts. They are called display fonts for a reason and aren’t used as if they were DIN or Baskerville; however, there are still a set of rules that you should follow. I have listed the attributes that I believe make a “good” typeface below.