Today in Design - Top Articles RoundUp 17 November 2014
The day’s best and most important design- and design business-focused articles, tutorials, and resources hand-picked by Pariah Burke.
- How Does Facebook Hurt Or Help You And Your Relationships? [Infographic]
Love it or hate it, Facebook is here to stay. Almost everyone you know probably uses the social network, and it’s hard to stay away from it. But how does Facebook impact your relationships? Is it a positive or a negative? Check out the infographic below for a fascinating look at how Facebook helps and hurts your relationships.
- Robotize, a browser to let you see your site as a search engine robot does
See your web page as a search engine robot sees it:
Tests all of the page’s links and images
See headings listed separately (as outline view) and in context
See meta tags listed
Helps you to perform a number of checks for the WCAG Accessibility Guidelines:
See your images listed with alternative text (Guideline 1.1.1)
Check your content’s information and structure ‘linearised’ (Guideline 1.3)
See your links listed by link text and url (Guideline 2.4.4 & 2.4.9)
See headings listed separately and in context (Guideline 2.4.10)
Operates as a text-only browser or ‘reader’:
See the page content clearly without the distraction of other page elements
pages load quickly because the page doesn’t have to load images and other resources and doesn’t have to render a layout
Set your own choice of text font / size and heading font / size
Navigate using the page’s links displayed separately
- These Are The Secret Apps That Only Apple Employees Get To UseNew Apple employees are given access to a suite of apps to help them communicate with one another, test devices, and deal with customers.
Thanks to hackers exploiting holes in the iPhone’s software, and test devices accidentally sent to custom…
- How The Close Button Was BornThis is a design lesson in its own right: no matter how standardized a UI/UX solution (like the placement of title buttons in an operating system) might seem, it’s just one great idea away from evolving into a new, radically different standard.…