Music, Software, Philosophy
Continuing my recent dive into customizing and adding functionality to my series of custom taxonomies, I realized that I need to be able to access the edit page for editing these specific archive pages. Wordpress has a built-in function for accessing links to the post page, edit_post_link, but this does not work with taxonomy pages.
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One of the great benefits of the recent versions of Advanced Custom Fields is the versatility by which users can effortlessly generate custom post types and taxonomies. I have created a series of inter-related custom taxonomies in an effort to organize my thoughts and to create an ontological linking system throughout the site. Sort of a custom tool for cataloguing Read More >>
This is the culmination of the design stage before investing in any solid development decisions. Gathering user feedback from this artifact will be essential for finalizing and assembling a full-scope requirements document and technical design decisions such as infrastructure and stack. If the idea is terrible and not well received, at least the development cycle can be avoided Read More >>
Noticing that there was little need for distinct and separate screens for sampling, visualization mode, and the home screen, I decided to combine these screens into one. the different modes and functions could be determined by buttons, menus, and widgets within the UI to facilitate interaction. The distinct screens now involve the main screen, the sample breakdown screens, the Read More >>
Intelligent acoustical investigation app for sound identification and visualization.
Spectrifact harnesses the power of Machine Learning and predictive analytics to isolate and identify prominent environmental sounds. Each sound can then be broken down into their principle waveforms and analyzed for their spectral properties. The user can then choose multiple ways of visualizing the output data.
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Selecting Graceful Website Color Schemes
Image: Aida KHubaeva
If you already have an idea of what colors you’d like to use, or have already set color associations for your brand, then you are already a bit ahead of this section. If you have not quite determined your colors, then here is a nice infographic to help you get started:
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An Introduction to User Experience
I imagine the scenario leading to your visit is that you likely have an interest in developing a website, but have little experience with doing so and are looking for a good place to start. If you have not really thought seriously about UX before, and are just need a concise introduction to Read More >>
Planning the Foundations
Image: Pete Linforth
Understanding your target audience and why they should want to visit your site or use your app is essentially the most important element in considering an appropriate design. Understanding some of the basic principles underlying the psychology of your intended audience, such as why they are visiting your page, what problem do they intend Read More >>