Foundations of UX: Logic and Content – new lynda.com course

How can we communicate clearly through design and development? That is the question I attempt to answer in my latest release from lynda.com titled Foundations of UX: Logic and Content. The course looks at communication, web design, and User Experience through the prism of philosophy to find out how we communicate and also how we can use logic and common sense to create meaningful user experiences and ensure that the message we try to communicate is received as intended.

Term Confusion: WordPress vs. WordPress.org vs. WordPress.com

Have you ever said or heard someone say “WordPress.org vs. WordPress.com”? If so, we need to talk. What is the difference between WordPress, WordPress.org, and WordPress.com? Many things, but most importantly that these three terms refer to three entirely different entities. Let me explain. Though I now work as a web designer, developer, and educator,…

On the understanding of the word “blog”

According to Dictionary.com, the word “blog” is defined as “an online diary; a personal chronological log of thoughts published on a Web page;” This is but one of several definitions but they all contain the same basic elements; words like “personal”, “chronological”, “thoughts” and “diary”. But if you look around the web today or look…