In my Best Practices for Web Form Design compilation, I outline several considerations applicable when deciding how to layout form labels online. As the question of top, right, or left aligned form labels comes up often for designers, here’s a short overview of the pros and cons of each method.
The underlying secret to beautiful user interface design is realism: making 2D objects on your screen appear to sit in 3D space with volume, surface properties and undulations that might appear in real life. These faux 3D objects have highlights and shadows just like objects on your desk might have, and they have textures that emulate real objects from glass to sandpaper and everything in between. Designing beautiful user interfaces has more to do with the why than the how.
Voor december sprong er op het eerste zicht geen markante social media persoonlijkheid uit. Er waren natuurlijk de personen die hoog scoorden in de verschillende rubrieken van de Site Van het Jaar-verkiezing van het tijdschrift Clickx. De andere media-gebeurtenis die echter veel losmaakte in het Vlaamse social media wereldje was Music For Life 2009.
The An Event Apart conference in San Francisco, CA last month introduced me to a lot of interesting projects, frameworks, and tools for Web development. Though some of these have been around for a while, seeing them all together (compiled across all the speaker's presentations) got me really excited about what can be done online. So you can share in that excitement too, here's the list.