Friday link roundup – October 17


This week, we’ve rounded up a historical tour through digital graphic design, a scary article on the dangers of public Wi-Fi, and another awesome learning-based game.

Friday link roundup – October 10


Happy Friday, everyone! Even prepping for the big homepage launch can’t keep us from rounding up our favorite links. This week, we’re exploring low-fidelity prototyping, learning about “written” letters from robots, and playing a game that teaches programming concepts.

Friday link roundup – October 3


We’re wrapping up this week with another edition of awesome links. Check out LinkedIn’s new university rankings, creative Web transitions, a technique to master programming languages, and more.

Friday link roundup – September 26


Happy first Friday of the academic year! This week, we’ve rounded up some parallels on Web and culinary worlds, how to gorilla test mobile designs, and why breadcrumbs are awesome.

September 2014 Web Council: Google & SSL, brand updates and more

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Web Council is this Thursday in Odegaard 220. Join us for the latest on the new UW brand, learn about Google’s recent announcement regarding encrypted sites and hear whether this means we should all adopt https or not, and so much more!

Friday link roundup – September 19


This week, we’ve rounded up links to Oxford English Dictionary’s new online historical thesaurus, a couple of instances of big companies mistreating their customers, plus a way to create prototypes on your iPad.

Friday link roundup – September 12


Happy Friday, everyone! This week, we’ve rounded up a podcast about people who make responsive Web redesigns happen, a sketch-filled post from Facebook’s product design director, plus an online tool for creating interactive mockups.

Friday link roundup – September 5


This week, we’ve rounded up a list of resources on debugging mobile sites, a guide on how to evaluate content quality, plus how photography can help us master strategy, marketing and design.

August Web Council recap

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Ben Erickson shared strategies for being the only developer on a team, Christine Tawatao showed us how UW Libraries use personas (and how we can, too!), and Alanya Cannon returned with a follow-up preview of the UW brand refresh as it impacts the Web. We wrapped up with Shane Fricks, Morgen Nilsson and Heather Wozniak from the College of Arts and Sciences, who shared their approach to building and supporting websites for academic units.