what’s the diff?

in case you’re wondering…

HTML is a semantic markup language, used to describe its contents. It is never used to describe how its content looks or behaves.

CSS is for describing how your content LOOKS.

Javascript is for describing how your content BEHAVES.

Getting your company connected

ConnectedCompany

The Connected Company
By Dave Gray, Thomas Vander Wal

“Customers are adopting disruptive technologies faster than your company can adapt”. This means your customers are smarter and tech savvier than you if you’re not on top of new technologies. If you’re wondering how to get started, this is the book to check out.

 

 

 

 

thinking about Apps? Learn the iOS quickly

iOS 5 book

I’m a big fan of O’Reilly publishing. They’ve got a great tech series and their iOS path to mastery is another winner. If you’ve been thinking about getting into development on the iOS, then check out this page and some recommended books. iOS Path to Mastery

 

 

 

 

JavaScript is now a language every developer should know.

“JavaScript is everywhere: servers, rich web client libraries, HTML5, databases, even JavaScript-based languages. If you’ve avoided JavaScript, this is the year to learn it. And if you don’t, you risk being left behind”. ~ O’Reilly Publishing

Javascript Book

Wondering what to do next, after you’ve learned HTML and CSS? Javascript should be next on your list. O’Reilly has some great resources and even set up a bundle for you to get (at significant savings too). Check it out here: JavaScript Starter Kit.

 

 

 

Head First Web Design review

Book reviews and industry news

Head First Web Design

Head First Web Design book cover

So you’re not in grade 4 anymore and wondering how is it you’re child knows more about HTML than you?? Where do you start?

Try this book from O’Reilly. Head First Web Design. It’s already 5yrs old, BUT the information in it is very relevant and will give you the required foundation you need to get up to speed with HTML 5 and CSS3. Check it out.

 

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retouching project

create new extended background, isolate elements, build layout as per art director design.

Agency: Elevator Strategy

Client: ISCU

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production project

build files for various sizes of posters for credit union campaign. Elements composited in photoshop and InDesign using various transparency and nested documents.

Agency: Elevator Strategy

Client: ISCU

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retouching project

isolate elements, match colours requested by art director. File was used for lenticular printing. Dieline and bleed were created for globe element. Also used in Poster and DM campaign.

Agency: Elevator Strategy

Client: ISCU

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retouching project

create new extended background, isolate elements, create poster and DM size from same psd.

Agency: Elevator Strategy

Client: ISCU