I think that everyone would love to work in a tech startup even if the risks are a little bit high a the beginning. The level of enthusiasm, optimism and creativity is so high that as a web developer or web designer, a startup is the right place if you love challenges and hate monotony.
Everybody talks about flat design as being the next big thing in the industry, mainly because it is a return to the basic design philosophy. In a flat interface you don’t see anything skeuomorphic, 3d objects or useless graphic components; you see exactly what you need to see, without any distractions.
Web browsers can sometimes be a handicap for web designers. Web designers would breathe more easily if browsers would display their beautiful creations without any hitch or bug. Sadly, this isn’t so. Therefore, it’s imperative that we re-think the manner in which we work with browsers.
In a recent presentation, Jason Cranford Teague, the author of Fluid Web Typography asked the following question: “What do these three things have in common: flying cars, trips to Jupiter and downloadable web fonts?”
Many experts believe that Ruby on Rails is the most robust, simple and time-saving development environment. Therefore, if you are new to the industry, and are planning to start development work, Ruby on Rails could be the right platform to have your first experience with.
In my first usability test, I met a dear old woman who didn’t know how uses a mouse. She lifted it up and pointed it at the screen, encouraging the cursor in verbal tones! At the test’s conclusion I got completely nothing.