News : May 2005

News : May 2005 New Issue of Digital Web Magazine Most of us have done it. We’ve cast aside our film cameras for the conveniences of digital photography. Don’t like a snap? Delete it. But what about all those photos of friends, flowers and relations that did make the cut? First time contributing author Matt … Read more

Is Web 2.0 dead, for real?

Is Web 2.0 dead, for real? Nick Finck December 27, 2005 at 12:12 PM Add to Delicious or Add to My Yahoo! While several people are just beginning to understand what “Web 2.0” is, others who have been working within the realm of it are now beginning to say it’s dead. Thomas Vander Wal has … Read more

Jambor-ee!

Jambor-ee! Matthew Pennell January 2, 2007 at 9:05 AM Add to Delicious or Add to My Yahoo! Recent Digital Web interviewee Colly directs our attention to the newly launched Jambor-ee, a tutorial/blog/showcase site dedicated to the increasingly popular Expression Engine publishing platform. Along with Django, EE was a blogosphere favorite in 2006, with several high-profile … Read more

MSNBC Redesign

MSNBC Redesign Tiff Fehr November 12, 2007 at 6:54 PM Add to Delicious or Add to My Yahoo! While it certainly smacks of a bit of bragging, I’d like to mention that msnbc.com launched a new design over the weekend. Full disclosure: I work for msnbc.com and had the honor of playing a supporting role … Read more

Google’s Site Ranking Algorithms Revealed

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Google’s site ranking algorithms revealed Nick Finck June 17, 2005 at 8:46 AM Add to Delicious or Add to My Yahoo! It seems that Google has publicly posted their site ranking algorithms via a public patent filing. Now my first thought was “oh great, now every manipulative marketer on the block is going to abuse … Read more

Seven things your web sites should be doing

Seven things your web sites should be doing Nick Finck December 23, 2005 at 11:55 PM Add to Delicious or Add to My Yahoo! About a year ago I posted about Ten things your web sites should be doing. Well, seeing that a year has lapsed since that posting, I thought I would revisit it. … Read more

Mind your dates Nick Finck January 4, 2007 at 7:35 PM Add to Delicious or Add to My Yahoo! Just a quick reminder for everyone: update your site’s copyright statment date in your footer. This doesn’t have to be a manual task each year, you can autom

Mind your dates Nick Finck January 4, 2007 at 7:35 PM Add to Delicious or Add to My Yahoo! Just a quick reminder for everyone: update your site’s copyright statment date in your footer. This doesn’t have to be a manual task each year, you can automate it by including one of the following statments … Read more

News : November 2007

News : November 2007 SXSW Web Awards Call For Entries Are you creating the best and most innovative online experiences? Is your website reshaping the look and feel of the Internet? Did you design and launch a website within the last year? Then make sure to enter your most recent online work in the 11th … Read more

The Lesser Known

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The lesser known Nick Finck June 8, 2005 at 7:17 AM Add to Delicious or Add to My Yahoo! There has been a lot of sites circling around lately about web celebrities; A lists, top 50 lists, what famous web guru are you, who’s in the musical baton circle, the uberrati etc. The funny thing … Read more

News : December 2005

News : December 2005 Is Web 2.0 dead, for real? While several people are just beginning to understand what “Web 2.0” is, others who have been working within the realm of it are now beginning to say it’s dead. Thomas Vander Wal has a great post entitled Web 2.0 Dead? explaining this in more detail … Read more

Search Analytics and Competitive Intelligence, 2007

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Search Analytics and Competitive Intelligence, 2007 Tiff Fehr January 15, 2007 at 2:27 PM Add to Delicious or Add to My Yahoo! 2007 brings not only frequent mis-typing of dates, but also a slew of 2007 predictions. One growth area for 2007 is interest in search analytics and publicly available competitive analytics. On the search … Read more

Digital Web Magazine’s new Editor in Chief, Matthew Pennell

Digital Web Magazine’s new Editor in Chief, Matthew Pennell Nick Finck December 17, 2007 at 12:03 PM Add to Delicious or Add to My Yahoo! I am happy to announce that Matthew Pennell, one of Digital Web Magazine’s unsung heroes, has accepted the position of Editor in Chief. For those who don’t know, Matthew has … Read more

Thoughts on the Technorati beta Nick Finck June 13, 2005 at 12:23 PM Add to Delicious or Add to My Yahoo! Jay Fienberg tells me that there is a new Technorati Beta out for everyone to kick the tires on. A lot of great people are working on Technora

Thoughts on the Technorati beta Nick Finck June 13, 2005 at 12:23 PM Add to Delicious or Add to My Yahoo! Jay Fienberg tells me that there is a new Technorati Beta out for everyone to kick the tires on. A lot of great people are working on Technorati and have contributed to this beta … Read more

Sites of Note

Sites of Note Nick Finck January 17, 2006 at 9:52 PM Add to Delicious or Add to My Yahoo! You can probably tell by the frequency of posts that things are getting busy again for me, so I will make this post more of a compelation instead of my typical post. Quite simply, here are … Read more

News : January 2007

News : January 2007 Scalable or usable taxonomies Joshua Porter has an interesting blog post titled “Is there an Example of a Scalable Taxonomy?”. What I found interesting is that the title is about scalability, and he links to some interesting articles about scalability (comparing taxonomies with folksonomies in the main), but his examples are … Read more

IE8 To Put A Smile On Your Face

IE8 To Put A Smile On Your Face Matthew Pennell December 19, 2007 at 2:01 PM Add to Delicious or Add to My Yahoo! Via Molly comes word of one particular milestone that has previously eluded the Internet Explorer team — they have finally passed the Web Standards Project’s Acid2 test! Hopefully someone will be … Read more

Live: InfoCamp 2008 – Plenary: Tamara Adlin

Live: InfoCamp 2008 – Plenary: Tamara Adlin Nick Finck September 28, 2008 at 9:30 AM Add to Delicious or Add to My Yahoo! Day two kicks off with Aaron giving thanks to sponsors. Aaron then asks the audience about the sessions that occurred yesterday and what they found interesting and if there could be sessions … Read more

Macromedia Studio MX 2004

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Macromedia Studio MX 2004 Got something to say? Share your comments on this topic with other web professionals In: Reviews > Product Reviews By Jesse Nieminen Published on April 14, 2004 Although the name is ridiculously convoluted, Macromedia’s flagship suite of software has really matured into the most formidable Web design package out there. Considering … Read more

Book Reviews

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Book Reviews Publishers release thousands of web-related books each year. How effective, important, well-written, or useful are these guides? When a book is highly anticipated or looks particularly interesting, we publish a review by a staff member or contributing author, outlining who it’s written for, what you’ll learn, and if it’s worth your hard-earned money. … Read more

Adobe After Effects 4.1

Adobe After Effects 4.1 Got something to say? Share your comments on this topic with other web professionals In: Reviews > Product Reviews By Jesse Nieminen Published on November 14, 2001 Digital video has a prominent future on the web. As soon as we can get past the bandwidth issue to a point where full-screen … Read more

Interviews

Interviews Carolyn Wood Former Editor in Chief Our timely exchanges with top industry experts in areas such as web design and development are informative and not to be missed. Whether it’s an in-depth, entertaining profile or quickly touching base with our penetrating “Five Pertinent Questions,” we talk with the web professionals who fascinate us most, … Read more

News : September 2008

News : September 2008 New Issue: Tools for Concept Designing Victor Lombardi returns to Digital Web this week with a particularly compelling contribution, Concept Design Tools. Fresh off his presentation at Euro Information Architecture Summit, Victor brings practical tools for setting the foundation for forward-thinking concepts and set aside technical or situational constraints. From the … Read more

UsableNet LIFT for Macromedia Dreamweaver

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UsableNet LIFT for Macromedia Dreamweaver Got something to say? Share your comments on this topic with other web professionals In: Reviews > Product Reviews By Jesse Nieminen Published on April 2, 2002 As the use of visual editors continues to grow, so does the need to improve the end product and ensure that the intended … Read more

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