Archive for the ‘Web Design’ Category

Creating Your First AppJS App with Custom Chrome

It seems AppJS is no longer being updated or maintained for the time being. For a similar platform, check out node-webkit which is backed by Intel Open Source and is consistently being improved and updated. I’ll write a new tutorial for node-webkit sometime in the future. Also, despite the legacy name, node-webkit uses Chromium as … Continue reading

→ http://www.studiochris.us/2012/creating-your-first-appjs-app-with-custom-chrome/

CSS3 Metallic and Glossy Buttons Without Images

CSS3 support in browsers is bringing some exciting changes to web design and what is possible without jumping into Photoshop to make images and gradient backgrounds. Here’s how I tackled making most of the buttons during the recent redesign of studio|chris.

→ http://www.studiochris.us/2009/css3-metallic-and-glossy-buttons-without-images-hello-future/

Delivering Advertising to Adobe AIR Apps with OpenX AdServer

For AIR applications that have access to an internet connections, delivering ads via OpenX is very easy with just a little code. 12 lines to be exact, and here it is…

→ http://www.studiochris.us/2009/delivering-advertising-to-adobe-air-apps-with-openx/

Farewell IE6 – It was (not) fun while it lasted

I’m officially dropping support for Internet Explorer 6 for this site, except for problems that affect usability. The same policy will carry forward for future client sites, though IE6 support may be added for an additional fee.

→ http://www.studiochris.us/2008/farewell-ie6-it-was-not-fun-while-it-lasted/

Client Website Launch: Photography by Bonnie

Bonnie McCann of Photography by Bonnie chose me to pull together a brand new website for photography and fine art business. After winning a major competition, she needed something classy and elegant to match the quality of her art.

→ http://www.studiochris.us/2008/client-website-launch-photography-by-bonnie/

Client Website Launch: Keane Studios, LLC

Bill Keane, owner of Keane Studios, LCC, heard me speak at WPPI back in March of this year. Shortly after, he contacted me to do a complete redesign of his studio’s online presence.

→ http://www.studiochris.us/2008/client-website-launch-keane-studios-llc/

Client Website Launch: Splash Designs

I recently had the pleasure of working with local artist Alice Rambo on the starter site for her new venture, Splash Designs. This is my third project with Alice.

→ http://www.studiochris.us/2008/client-website-launch-splash-designs/