14th September 2016

An introduction to Personas

As a designer mentored in user-centric design agencies I have always had an interest in user centric methodology, methodologies that now commonly come under the banner of User Experience (UX).

This article was posted in Design, Development, UX by Owen Priestley

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Used as part of the design and development process of digital products and services, stories are a useful tool for designers to communicate ideas and concepts to both clients and development teams in a lean and low fidelity manner.

This article was posted in Design, Development, UX by Owen Priestley

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Helping NGO African Bond Markets show financial data

African Bond Markets (AFMI) is an NGO created to help promote and encourage investment in Africa via African government bonds. It was created by one of our other NGO clients - the African Development Bank together with other partners such as Thompson Reuters (news agency). One of the aims of the web site was to showcase key data regarding african government bond prices...

This article was posted in Design, Development by Pranath Fernando

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Creating a responsive, HTML email template is not as easy as it first appears. Email clients are still behind with web standards and supporting latest web technologies, so HTML emails need to be built using the <table> element and inline styles. This blog will walk you through creating a custom template while still using Mailchimp's WYSIWYG and Image editor

This article was posted in Development, Responsive by Mike Street

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22nd March 2016

How do I update to Gulp 4?

Gulp is a task runner used for compiling SCSS to CSS, minifying JS and creating SVG sprites. Version 4 is about to be released and this blog post runs you through how to update and use the new features of gulp.

This article was posted in Development, Tools by Mike Street

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Let's drop IE8
3rd December 2015

Let's drop IE8

Support for the browser is soon coming to an end. What does that mean for you and your website?

This article was posted in Musings, Development, Client Guides by Mike Street

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Responsive Typography in SCSS
2nd November 2015

Responsive Typography in SCSS

Ensuring your website content is readable on all devices is something which is becoming harder to do. This blog post walks you through a solution which helps you manage your responsive typography.

This article was posted in Responsive, Development by Mike Street

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Git for Beginners: An Overview and Basic Workflow

Git is a tricky subject to get your head around. Knowing the commands is one thing, but knowing how to use them is another. This article will walk you through a simple, single developer Git workflow - covering the commands that you would use at each stage.

This article was posted in Development by Mike Street

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Picturefill is a popular solution to the responsive images problem within the web design community and has many influential supporters. In this article though, we will attempt to take a more level-headed and unbiased look at the merits and drawbacks of this solution.

This article was posted in Responsive, Musings, Development by Pranath Fernando

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HTML Emails

HTML emails are a great way of keeping your customers up-to-date, but are not as versatile as web pages. Here's our list of things to consider when designing and building HTML emails.

This article was posted in Design, Client Guides, Development by Mike Street

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