Make Your Own Fonts: Free Font Editors (Elsewhere on the Web)

Nov 19 2011 by Jacob Gube | 5 Comments

Make Your Own Fonts: Free Font Editors (Elsewhere on the Web)

The Mashable post I wrote recently reviews seven of the best free font editors out there. Some tools included in the post are FontStruct, FontForge and BitfontMaker. If you’d like to create your own custom fonts, one of the free font editors included in the post should fit your needs.

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JavaScript Libraries for Web Type (Elsewhere on the Web)

Oct 14 2011 by Jacob Gube | 13 Comments

JavaScript Libraries for Web Type (Elsewhere on the Web)

Here is another one of my articles that was recently published on Mashable. It’s a collection of JavaScript resources for working with web typography, including JS libraries such as Kerning.js and Lettering.js.

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Usability Testing Tips and Tools (Elsewhere on the Web)

Oct 1 2011 by Jacob Gube | 5 Comments

Website Usability Testing Tips and Tools (Elsewhere on the Web)

I wrote an article for Mashable that discusses critical factors you should test when conducting website usability evaluations. The factors discussed are: user task analysis, readability, site navigability, accessibility, website speed and user experience. Each factor includes tips and strategies for testing, as well as some suggestions of affordable tools you can use to conduct usability analysis.

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Improving the Usability of Web Content (Elsewhere on the Web)

Sep 14 2011 by Jacob Gube | 5 Comments

Improving the Usability of Web Content (Elsewhere on the Web)

Just thought you’d like to know of an article I wrote for Mashable on how to improve the usability and readability of web content. The article covers seven practical, easy-to-implement tips based on studies done by Jakob Nielsen, Gerry McGovern, academic researchers and others.

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E-Commerce Web Design Galleries (Elsewhere on the Web)

Sep 3 2011 by Jacob Gube | 2 Comments

On behalf of Mashable, I recently wrote an article published on American Express OPEN Forum, a web community for business owners. The article is a roundup of web design galleries focused on e-commerce website design.

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Elsewhere on the Web: On Breadcrumbs

Mar 17 2009 by Jacob Gube | 6 Comments

As some of you may know, I regularly write for the wonderful folks at Smashing Magazine.

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Elsewhere on the Web: Rich-Text Editors

Dec 2 2008 by Jacob Gube | 3 Comments

Besides Six Revisions, I also write for other design, development, and technology related publications. It just occurred to me that it’d be useful to notify the readers of Six Revisions about articles I write for other sites in case you wanted to subject yourself to the torture of reading (even more) of my articles.

Starting today, I’ll be publishing Elsewhere on the Web, which will be short posts about articles I wrote somewhere else.

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