Learning jQuery 1.3 (Book review)

March 19th, 2009

A lot of web designers, myself included, are mostly concerned with the way things look when people visit the web sites we create. We’re all about the design — layout, typography, colour, graphics and how they enhance the user experience. We start with some sketches, do some wire-frames and rapidly move into software like Photoshop […]

MediaWiki Skins Design (Book review)

November 5th, 2008

MediaWiki Skins Design — Designing attractive skins and templates for your MediaWiki site is the first book by UK based web designer Richard Carter. The book covers practical tips from the very basics to integrating MediaWiki with popular social networking services such as YouTube, Twitter and Delicious. It is published by PACKT publishing (ISBN 978-1-847195-20-3) […]

Join me

September 17th, 2004

Having already enjoyed author (and accidental cult leader) Danny Wallace’s previous co-written book “Are you Dave Gorman“, I was eagerly anticipating his latest furore into the world of pulp fact. Join me is the true story of how Danny Wallace got bored and decided to create a “collective” in honour of his deceased relation. He […]

My web design bookcase

August 13th, 2004

A few people reading this already know I’m a web designer. This is something you might not guess from simply looking at this site but that’s what I do during my week – design sites. I just don’t talk about it too much. It’s not that I’ve got nothing to say on the subject, I […]

Reviews: Are you Dave Gorman & Dave Gorman’s Googlewhack Adventure

July 23rd, 2004

I’m the sort of bloke who’s fairly happy to spend my holiday sitting on the beach with a good book for company. This year we were in a bit of a rush to get ready so I had to make a good choice of reading matter in the five minutes allotted to WHSmith. I don’t […]