Archive for July, 2012

How to Add a “Reading Mode” to Your Posts

How to Add a “Reading Mode” to Your Posts

| July 25, 2012 | Comments (0)

In this post, I will show you a simple way to add a distraction-free “Reading Mode” to your blog. You can see the end result on this Reading Mode demo site (Click the highlighted “Reading Mode” link). The purpose of adding a feature like this is to enable a visitor to remove all the clutter […]

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Emotional Aspects of Usability

Emotional Aspects of Usability

| July 5, 2012 | Comments (0)

Logic and statistics drive many usability discussions. How many users accomplished a task? How long did it take on average? What labels caused delays? Likewise, emotion is often discussed in context of interactivity and aesthetics. Emotion and usability sound like separate topics but they closely intertwined, so much so they are impossible to separate. I […]

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Vectips Hiatus

Vectips Hiatus

| July 3, 2012 | Comments (0)

After four years of creating tutorials, tips, and hunting for vector art inspiration for Vectips, I’m taking a break and putting Vectips on a hiatus. I didn’t come to this decision easily and below I outline some of the reasons that I made this decision. I also talk about the future of Vectips and other […]

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