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Three Useful CSS Learning Resources To Help You Become A More Valuable Arts Manager

One of the most common tech education questions I get from clients and designer colleagues is recommendations for learning how to code. Gone are the days where coding skills are limited to those who want to become professional programmers; instead, we live in a digital platform world where beginning to intermediate skills can go a long way toward letting you have increased control and a better understanding behind how and why online design works the way it does. Since most of queries are from colleagues interested in design elements over functionality, I … Read more

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CSS Magic: Making Two Lines into One

CSS is like magic in your browser. Since it’s my first post on the topic, I’ll point out that CSS stands for Cascading Style Sheets. CSS consists of a list of selectors. Each selector then has a list of attributes and values. Them’s some biggish techno-babble words, so I’ll explain a little more. A selector is a way of picking out specific content on a page. It can be very specific, like the title just before the third paragraph, or broad, like all text on the page. An attribute is some aspect … Read more

Three Things Arts Managers Should Know About Programmers To Save Money And Add Value

Three Things Arts Managers Should Know About Programmers To Save Money And Add Value

Many of my clients have wasted money they spent on programming. I try to tell them how not to, even as the beneficiary of some of this waste. If they insist, though, at some point there’s nothing left to do but shrug and accept a bit more cash in my pocket. The thing is, like most creative professionals, I like to do new and exciting work that efficiently solves problems way more than coding up the first iteration of some idea that is going to require many revisions before any of value … Read more