• Ask DN: How did you learn HTML & CSS?

    • Tom Kenny

    Added my quick thoughts to this discussion on Designer News: I started out purely as a designer and quickly built my first ever portfolio site in Flash because I didn’t have the time to learn HTML and CSS until I was suddenly made redundant and I had plenty of time to teach myself. I watched […]

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  • Layers App

    • Tom Kenny

    Layers is a Mac app which takes a screenshot of your screen, outputting as a PSD with each window and element separated out into layers. Quite impressive.

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  • Learning How to Program to Become a Better Designer

    • Tom Kenny

    Jonas Downey, of 37signals argues that learning Rails has made him a better designer. An interface isn’t just a series of static screens pasted together. It’s a flow, with inputs and outputs. You can’t truly evaluate an interface until you can use it, and you can’t use it until you build it. Anything less than […]

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  • More CSS Secrets from Lea Verou

    • Tom Kenny

    Some interesting bits and pieces here. Some of the presentation seems confusing and unfinished but I assume it’s because Lea was demonstrating effects on the fly directly in the presentation.

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  • Seven things still missing from CSS

    • Tom Kenny

    Molly Holzschlag finds out what the main frustrations are with CSS. I learnt CSS from the Lynda.com video tutorials from Molly Holzschlag and Andy Clarke, so she knows a thing or two. It might just seem to be an annoyance that the “bang” itself represents NOT to many programmers, who first look at !important and […]

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