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Responsive Web Design
This book could very well change the way you make and think about creating websites.
Responsive Web Design
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The Elements of Content Strategy
We’re back at it with a brand new A Book Apart from the ever brilliant, Erin Kissane: The Elements of Content Strategy.
The Elements of Content Strategy
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CSS3 for Web Designers
We’re back at it with a brand new A Book Apart from web design mastermind, Dan Cederholm: CSS3 for Web Designers.
CSS3 for Web Designers
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All For Me
When I was five, my grandfather kept a stash of 3 Musketeers bars on top of his fridge. Not just a handful, but an actual display box like the ones in the check-out aisle at the grocery. by Erin Kissane
All For Me
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Sugar/Smack
I’m one of those people who really don’t have many childhood memories to speak of. The years just blur together, bound by images, places, feelings. But the memories I do have—the clear ones—are about candy. by Kristina Halvorson
Sugar/Smack
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Pixy Stix
Our house edged a woods. We said the lady who lived there was a witch by Jeffrey Zeldman
Pixy Stix
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FullCodePress 2010
I’m fresh back from New Zealand where I took part in Full Code Press, a knock down, drag out, web design competition to make a website for a charity in 24 hours
FullCodePress 2010
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Announcing A Book Apart
I’m very pleased to present A Book Apart, a new publisher of brief books for people who make websites, founded by Jeffrey Zeldman, Mandy Brown, and myself.
Announcing A Book Apart
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On the Subject of Design 2
Once again I’m adding to my list of recommended books with some good reads I’ve come across in the past few years.
On the Subject of Design 2
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Botan Rice Candy
There’s a communal dimension to the candy that you eat as a kid. By Khoi Vinh
Botan Rice Candy
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Mathematics of the Tootsie Pop
Nothing was more contested in our neighborhood than how many licks it took to get to the center of a Tootsie Pop. By Liz Danzico
Mathematics of the Tootsie Pop
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Brain Food
No, there will be no crying over spilt Nerds here. My choice, instead, is the thinking man’s candy, the brain food packed in an orderly tube of tablets known in the U.S. as Smarties. By Rob Giampietro
Brain Food
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Jackpot
In the small town neighborhood where I grew up, the Stenavage family’s house stood above all others each Halloween. By John Gruber
Jackpot
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Royal
I enjoy slowing things down and reflecting on past methods of creation and how they’ve brought about our modern means.
Royal
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The Death Throes of Print?
With print publications ailing, is this finally the time mainstream publishing to take the web seriously?
The Death Throes of Print?
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Haunted
Happy Halloween!
Haunted
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Meat & Cheese Combo Proves Edible
On September 27th, a group of intrepid explorers sought one goal on the streets of New York City, to find a decent cheesesteak. This is their story.
Meat & Cheese Combo Proves Edible
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Hello, My Name Is
Badges are often a decidedly unfun and necessary evil of attending conferences. I have a pile of the things, some too big or too small, and others so garish they feel like a punishment. I can deal with an ugly badge, but I hate an unusable one.
Hello, My Name Is
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Oh, Snap
Shortly before writing my Polaroid post, I got the itch to buy one of the original cameras. Thanks to the modern convenience of eBay, I quickly found a great deal on a near mint condition Polaroid SX-70.
Oh, Snap
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