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Joanne Mackellar

Web Designer & Illustrator

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Booko

Posted on 13 Jul 2011 in Website | 0 comments

Originally when I set up this book it was also meant to catalogue tools I may find useful as well as documenting my learning process. Lately I feel that my learning is on a bit of a holiday. If you are like me and love books but don’t always have the budget to buy a […]

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Visual.ly

Posted on 27 Apr 2011 in Animations, Website | 0 comments

Infographics are a huge trend right now. The growth of infographics on the web is just astounding. I don’t think it’s a bad thing, it’s just another way of simplifying information. Info graphics bring data to life, makes it immersive and entertaining for every user, it improves on the user experience of searching for information […]

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A good read

Posted on 23 Nov 2010 in Books, Technology, Website | 0 comments

Nice book about the web and browser from the google team. The information is easy to read and very informative. There’s quite a bit of information that is new to me and has given somewhere to start my own knowledge base. What is even more impressive, it’s done in HTML5. Making the HTML5 fans scream […]

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User Interface Links

Posted on 14 Mar 2010 in Website | 0 comments

During the last month or so I have found some interesting links for user interface design. I do believe that the best way to test if your design is working is to have user testing. However that doesn’t mean I can’t learn and put into practice some theory. http://www.asktog.com – Bruce Tognazzini’s website. Along with […]

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HTML5 vs Flash

Posted on 07 Mar 2010 in Interactivity, Usability Interface, Website | 0 comments

Since the announcement of the apple ipad there has been a huge argument over what is better HTML5 or Flash. While the ipad has had it’s fair share of bashing it’s not the real issue. Products improve with time and user testing. The ipad is meant for the average user or designer, not a technology nut. Which […]

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