All posts by Brian Lee

Can't Program Me Love

Are you in a strange, long-distance relationship with your website? Are you up late at night because your tech support is in a different time zone? Maybe the human-web relationship is not your thing. Maybe, Man and Website are just not meant to be. It’s too rough, too tough. I feel you. But, have you ever considered enriching your UX? No, it’s not a new kind of diet. It’s UX — user experience. All websites have one form of UX or another. Whether it’s UX for a site about food trucks or a website with copious amounts of cat videos — every
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Good Design Takes On a New Focus

If you’ve ever shopped around for glasses, you might find yourself with many options, but limited prices to work with. Even if you do find the perfect frames, the prices are so high you begin to wonder: Should I get the latest iPhone, instead? I mean with the iPhone your vision is seriously enhanced — providing you with a much broader vision of what’s happening via Facebook or Instagram rather than relying on your not-so-perfect eyesight. Lucky for you, Warby Parker presents this entire process through a different lens and fashionably. Imagine having a glasses store right at your doorstep.
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Does Your Website Have a Power-Seat Option?

It’s post Thanksgiving, and many of us are now awakening from our self-inflicted food comas. While the world ate their stuffed turkey and glazed ham, I spent most of my Thanksgiving meal discussing websites and I’m not ashamed of it. Of course, I wasn’t the one to start the conversation; rather, my uncle was interested in creating a website for his business. Without giving away all the trade secrets (specifics on: HTML, CSS, Javascript, PHP, etc.), I explained to my uncle that selecting or choosing the features for your website is very similar to buying a car. There are different
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How to Talk to Your Web Developer

If there’s ever a language considered missing from Google Translate (or any other major online language translator), it’s certainly the language web developers speak. Even Facebook acknowledges obscure user-languages such as Pirate and Esperanto. So, why not show the same love towards web developers? Aren’t all the latest and greatest websites created by this magical developer language? Is there no hope for a world where techies and non-techies can finally understand each other? Here’s a dirty little secret… Believe it or not, even web developers occasionally experience tech-overload. When those rare moments hit, web developers are just as likely to
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