My favourite links this week from my Reader feed and as shared on Twitter.
Web Design and Development Resources:
DesignBeep – 18 Useful Web Based Code Editors for Developers
Vanseodesign – Is Content Necessary Prior To Web Design?
‘Design is communication. Naturally we need to know what we’re trying to communicate in order to be able to communicate it effectively.
This is key to design.’
Via @boostnewmedia: Scrum in 10 Minutes – Heard about Scrum and wondering what it is? This post will help!
DesignShack – Farewell Floats: The Future of CSS Layout :
‘Today’s article looks at some of the reasons that floats are pretty lame and takes a look at a number of alternative layout systems, some of which are still under development but may one day represent the standard for CSS-based layout.’
Animation Tips & Tricks: How Do You Make an Unappealing Character Design Appealing? According to Mike Gasaway the answer is…
‘Emotion emotion emotion emotion emotion.
Did I say that word enough? I think even the ugliest of characters can be made appealing by the way he treats his emotions, especially the heartfelt ones: sadness, empathy, pity, understanding, joy and love.’
The Trailer for the Latest Studio Ghibli movie ‘Kokuriko-Zaka Kara’ has been released:
I was lucky enough to receive my Google+ invite today, thanks to @thePixarTimes! I will be testing the service over the next week or so! Look out for a blog post on my first impressions next week!