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Leadership vs Management

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The role of the “servant” leader is to remove any barriers that prevent those they lead from being successful. Organizations need to place trust in their workers and allow them to have ownership in the products and services they create.

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Responsive Web Design

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At An Event Apart (AEA) 2012 in Atlanta, I listened to many presenters discuss responsive and adaptive web design. To help avoid any confusion, responsive web design is adaptive web design, but adaptive is not necessarily responsive.

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Fluid Images with Height and Width Attributes

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If you’ve read anything about responsive web design, you’ve heard about fluid images. Fluid images are achieved by setting the max-width property value for all img tags to 100%, which constrains the width of the image to the width of its container.

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Get Dropbox and Lose the USB Drive

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I can’t imagine there are many people that haven’t heard of and aren’t using dropbox. This software has changed how and where I work. Instead of going to work or school with the USB drive and hoping not to lose it or overwrite files, I use dropbox…

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CAPTCHA’s Impact on User Experience

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Recently, I’ve noticed how difficult it is becoming to complete a web form that utilizes CAPTCHA as a spam deterrent. The CAPTHCA images seem be progressively becoming more distorted and difficult to read.

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The Web Designer / Developer Hybrid

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I have worked in this field for around a decade and am realizing the benefit of being well rounded. My first love was design, but I was terrible at it. I still did it and have made significant progress, but as with any passion, I will never be good enough.

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Using Custom Post Types and Custom Menus

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Using Custom Post Types and Custom Menus offers significant flexibility in how we design and develop a Wordpress site. What I will present in this post is the methodology I used to style the topical/primary navigation for my custom posts.

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Using Generated Content to Benefit Print Styles

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When developing a website, we spend hours testing the rendering in all of the popular browsers often overlooking how the page looks when printed. What I feel is dismissed too often is the number of people that don’t like to read on a screen and if marketing has done a good job, may print the […]

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Meal planning app for iPad

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A friend of mine is in the beginning stages of developing a really great meal planning application for the iPad. I venture that it could also work in other environments and I know David would love some feedback from people with interest. The UI looks great, but I would expect nothing less…See for yourself.

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CSS3 Multiple background images in Internet Explorer

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Yes, finally a solution for multiple background images in IE! Well, only if you can push back on the pixel perfect design concept and promote progressive enhancement. Otherwise, that solution is IE 9, unless you want to use jQuery to to add support for IE 6-8, CSS3 Multiple Backgrounds for Internet Explorer and Legacy Mozilla […]

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