Lately, I played a little bit with open data from our hometown Graz. I compared emergency location data (longitude/latitude) provided by the Open Goverment initiative with free POI-data of Open Street Map. The following picture shows, how accurate most of … Continue reading →
Pattern. …Design Pattern, …Interaction Pattern, …Interface Pattern? …User Interface Pattern? …User Interface Design Pattern Libraries! Software developers know Design Patterns as solutions to certain software design problems. By the way, originally the idea of a pattern language was coined by … Continue reading →
A nice thing to mention when working with CSS styles is COMPASS, the open-source CSS Authoring Framework. You can use nested CSS rules, variables, selector inheritance use additional imports of common styles, clean up your style-rules and many more with … Continue reading →
Lately I updated my blog to WP 3.2.1 and also stumbled upon the free HTML5-theme “Yoko” for WP. I extended it a little bit and updated my blog’s design. Voilà. Please feel free to leave your comments & feedback.
I recently installed the WordPress Plugin called “wpTouch“. This plugin adds a mobile version of the wordpress site for iphone user agents. The result looks like this: Note: By the way, the newer WordPress Versions come with a built-in plugin … Continue reading →
I tried out comparisons like “night,day” and “apple,microsoft”. A funny one was the comparison between “bush,obama”. Look at the screenshot below or jsut try out the tool for yourself : TwitterSpectrum The tool was created by J.Clark who also published … Continue reading →
Google now offers a Public Data Explorer. This is another progressing Google Labs Project that looks quite usable yet. The datasets include, among others, minimum wage in europe, world development indicators etc. Such public data visualizations are good examples of … Continue reading →
User Experience & Interaction Design are two of the most important issues when facing the current use of our World Wide Web. Though, most scientists and developers forget, that the Semantic Web and therefore also the Internet-Data’s Understanding is strongly … Continue reading →