This post is a breakdown of the popular Wireframing tools out there. Omnigraffle vs. Balsamiq Omnigraffle and Balsamiq do about the same thing. They are desktop apps for quickly making wireframes, mockups, page layouts, etc. Here are some of the differences: Omnigraffle Desktop app: $99-$199 Web app: n/a http://www.omnigroup.com/products/omnigraffle/ High fidelity: high level of detail, therefore […]
HTML5 is just an update to the HTML language. Think of it as an update to any software program that is on your computer.
Q: Hey Chris. I have HTML files. How do I get them on the Web? A: FTP (Read more for how to get started) 1. Before You FTP, You Need Hosting The first thing you need is A PLACE TO PUT THOSE FILES. Where is that place? Answer: hosting. I set up a basic tutorial […]
A quick lesson how to use Apple’s built-in color meter.
You’ve purchased “the next big thing” domain at GoDaddy.com! Congrats! Now that you’re ready, there are three things you’ll need to get up and running. First, you may also need to also purchase hosting if you haven’t already. If that’s the case read my recommended hosts and/or How To Setup Hosting. 1. Once you have […]
Mother tongues! The evolution of programming languages is as follows. This is a chart I use in my Programming for Non-Programmers class that traces the root of programming languages through the ages. It’s a bit dense, but if you zoom in real close it starts to make sense. Start with “C” the mother of all […]
HostGator.com is a hosting service. They’ll help you get your website live on the Web. Here’s how to sign up and get started: ** Note: I set up a code for my class to use: “pfnp2ga902” = This will give you 1 month of free Hostgator hosting ** 1. Go to the hostgator.com website. Click “View WebHosting Plans” […]
Most people use the terms “The Internet” and “The Web” interchangeably, although in reality they are two separate, but related, things. The Internet is everything. It’s the massive network of wires, and connections sending data around the planet at light speed. And it’s exactly what you are thinking of right now! Yup, you got it. The […]