Essence of a web week: Issue 54

Essence of a web week: Issue 54

In this week's issue we take a look at the increased significance of open-source, two responsive design related items and the battle between flat design and skeuomorphism. Enjoy!

Drupal

Four Kitchens: Responsive Images - a Drupal Implementation
Four Kitchens' front end wizard Chris Ruppel illustrates possibilities how to make your Drupal site's images responsive too.

Opinion

Metal Toad Media: Open Source is the New Microsoft
Joaquin Lippincott argues that the phrase "no one gets fired for choosing Microsoft" needs to be updated.

Design

Sacha Greif: Flat Pixels - The Battle Between Flat Design And Skeuomorphism
Currently the world appears to be divided into to two camps - skeuomorphism and flat design. Osaka based designer Sacha Greif explores the limitations of both design styles and gives his view on the subject.

White Paper

IT-unterstützte Einhaltung der Ad hoc-Publizitätsrichtlinien der SIX Swiss Exchange
Christoph Jaggi, project manager of our Alpine Select release, has published an extensive documentation on the topic of SIX Swiss Exchange compliant reporting of news and business figures based on our implementation. Unfortunately it is only available in German.

Food for thought

Responsive Typography Demo
This astonishing concept could take the responsiveness of a website to a new level.

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  • Bastian's picture

    Hi there

    Bastian
  • Scott's picture

    Ditto - I am in the process of moving to syslog and finding a better way to monitor many sites on a couple different servers.

    Scott
  • Mark's picture

    I'm looking to implement something like this and found this post very useful as a starting point, but if you have any recipes or configur

    Mark