These days, most serious web sites are based around a platform generally called "CMS", or content management system. Thanks to this, it becomes easy to publish, unpublish and manage contents. Furthermore, each CMS has a template layer and tons of extensions. That means your web site can be expanded with new features in a matter of minutes. So easy, all is great. Do we still need a designer, then?
Surprise! This year's SDN Symposium will take place in Lugano on november 9th 2012. Right on the Campus Trevano of the SUPSI, at the Aula Magna. Main topic for this edition will be on the dialectical relationship between design and disruptive ideas, practices and innovations.
One of the strongest advantages of Firefox over Safari is that the browser's functionalities can be extended via add-ons. OK, Safari now has extensions as well, but Firefox has been having them long before. As a designer working online, I often find myself in need of certain tools. Let's see these gems.
I love Mozilla Firefox so much that it's my main browser. I just can't live without its security measures and its add-ons. The Mac version has been improved a lot since version 3.x. Not only there are lots of extensions, but also the look & feel can be customized as well. Themes allow vast changes in the user interface (buttons, scroll bars, etc.).