Author Archives: mhartel

10 tips for a mobile friendly website

Here are ten tips to help you design a mobile-friendly site: – Keep it quick – Design your site to load fast and make copy easy to scan – Simplify navigation – Create clear navigation and search functionalities – Be thumb-friendly – Design your site so any size hand can easily interact with it –…

mobile website design call button & sms button

one thing to consider about mobile is location and potential customers needing some information on the spot. besides, many people prefer to talk to a live person when they have questions that a website may leave unanswered. your mobile website can provide that functionality in a pinch. for the technically inclined the call button code…

Mobify your website

quick breakdown how to mobify your website for smart phones and other small screen devices redirection to m. subdomain I suggest to redirect to a mobile subdomain instead of just resizing the layout via media queries to optimize content further for mobile. Sebastiano Armeli-Battana’s excellent redirection javascript target screen size up to 800px works well…

Adobe donates Flex codebase to Apache

There, I said it the other day: “now that flash is done for mobile , I think it’ll be only a matter of time until the technology is extinct on the desktop as well.” With Adobe donating its codebase to the Apache foundation, the company is slowly, but surely burying its 10 year old flash…

custom web design pricing

live books says: The only custom designed scaling website starting at $3,600. You won’t find that anywhere else. except at pocketrevolution… pocketrevolution tops this offer without using flash and SEO support and a supporting mobile site to boot (either a responsive design or a redirect to a mobile subdomain). A content management system and premium…

effective web design for photographers

adobe ceased flash development for mobile… for a good reason many, many photographer’s websites are using flash technology to seemingly protect their work – however, the user can always make a screenshot – or print the page, if their mischievous mind allows them to do so. real world: there is only so much you can…

adobe flash for mobile is dead

Adobe ceases development for adobe macromedia flash for mobile… html5 and css3 finally win over flash, a technology that has been around for about a decade and aroused many opinions over the years. The controversy has only grown ever since Apple introduced the iPhone in 2007 and Steve Jobs openly suggested that flash is “Insecure,…

12 Magic Tricks you can do with a mobile website

quick loading time large text and easy tap-able navigation directions with location awareness (GPS) QR code scanning for promotional purposes click-to-call button live opening hours app-like splash screen app-like homepage icon/bookmark intelligent forms automatic mobile browser detection mobile specific specials unidirectional scrolling only

Nomad Tech logo

branding – naming and logo design for wireless distributor

iPowerUp PwrVault key visual

The idea was to illustrate the PwrVault’s extended battery life for iPhone, based on application screenshots. click on the thumbnail for a larger view.