There comes a point where you need to launch your app. The app may not be perfect or pretty, but as long as you can provide value to your customers, your app is ready. Apps are never really done. There is always a new feature to add or a bug to fix – but, no […]Continue reading "Prepping for your App Launch"
Usability is importable to customers when they are using your website; so it should be your concern too when you are designing and creating your website. Consider these questions from the point of view of your visitors: Usability Is your site easy to use? Are you able to find what you need quickly for this […]Continue reading "Usability Questions to Ask Yourself when Making your Website"
The web should be open and usable by all – this includes people with disabilities. Web accessibility means that the millions of people with disabilities that use the web can interact, understand, navigate, and contribute to websites. Here are a few easy questions to ask yourself to check if your website is accessible to people […]Continue reading "Planning for Accessibility in Your Site"
If a user comes to your site and only has a keyboard available to them, is your site usable? If you have a large menu with dropdown items, probably not. Imagine if you go to navigate a site and you have to hit tab until you reach the main content before you (or a screen […]Continue reading "Skip Links – Let People Get To Your Content"
User Experience is one of the most important parts of web applications. The following are tips and questions to consider when working on your web application user interface. Test for Consistency Between Browsers Are there tests for consistency with: [ ] The Gecko engine – i.e. Firefox. [ ] The Webkit engine – i.e. Safari. […]Continue reading "Designing for the User Experience"
Before launching your site, make sure it adheres to the basics of the web. In order to make your site launch seamless and implement the best practices, you should check that you are using GET and POST requests, validate your HTML ands CSS, redirect old pages correctly, and force UTF8. Check that GET and POST […]Continue reading "A Web Standards Checklist for Deploying Your Site"
There are a lot of different techniques and methods to come up with new ideas. In this post, we’ll go over some ways you can start refining your idea generating process. The most important part about creating ideas is the input and process surrounding them. The idea itself is not the important part, mainly because […]Continue reading "How to Create Ideas"
Last weekend, game developers all over the world made around 5000 games in 48 hours at Global Game Jam. This was my first Global Game Jam and really first hackathon experience in general. Another member of Capsule Cat and myself participated and joined two others to create a game. It was a great experience and […]Continue reading "Lessons Learned from Global Game Jam 2016"