The HTTPS Everywhere Future

Web Development | Posted by Keefr January 25th, 2016

HTTPSLong-term, the web should all be HTTPS. Processing power is there. Bandwidth is there — even on mobile platforms.

For me, there are two big and outstanding issues to getting everything on the web moved over to secure transport — streamlining the price and procedures for transitioning http to https.

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Print Layouts Inspired Web Design

CSS, Web Design, Web Development | Posted by Keefr January 14th, 2016

Cascading Style Sheet (CSS)All the way back in high school and even at my first job out of college, we were trying to replicate print layouts on the Web. Sadly, back then, everything layout was done via tables and pre-dated cascading style sheets. It was all pretty primitive.

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Best Practices For Long Scrolling/Parallax Sites

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) | Posted by Keefr January 13th, 2016

Best Practices For Long Scrolling/Parallax SitesParallax scrolling sites have started to go by the way-side thankfully. Like so many things on the web, when something new is discovered or introduced, designers and developers use the crap out of it and run it into the ground. It’s started to even out now and fade away a bit.

But some of the aftermath and learning that came from developing sites that predominantly live on a single page or two (and scroll a lot) still holds true.

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What Browser am I Using?

Browsers | Posted by Keefr January 7th, 2016

google-chromeI came across this sometime last year and started using it with both co-workers and clients. While we all know how to find out the browser, its version, etc., it’s often a difficult task to get that out of someone less technical.

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