In this modern day age, it has become increasingly important for websites to have responsive design.

Responsive Web design is the approach that suggests that design and development should respond to the user’s behavior and environment based on screen size, platform and orientation.

This means that a website should look just as good on a huge monitor as it does on a tiny mobile screen or as good in a vertical orientation as it does in a horizontal one.

In this post I’m going to talk about just a few of the vast number of ways you can build a…

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As a software engineer with a budding interest in user experience design, I have a different perspective than most when it comes to learning about all things UX. Recently, I was reading an article about the 5 key principles for new UX designers and I found myself exclaiming things like “Oh my gosh! This kind of thing makes it so much easier for developers too!” So I decided to write this article to explain why. Below, I’ve listed and defined some important principles in UX design and why they translate well into coding practices.

Information Architecture

Information architecture describes how information is…

I am a software engineer with a double major in computer science and cognitive psychology and a passion for creative arts. Until recently, I didn’t think it was possible to find a way to combine all those interests into one. Then I discovered user experience design. But it took me a lot of trial and error to figure it out.

Ever since I was a kid I have always loved creating things, whether it was drawings, lego spaceships, or sculptures made out of utensils at the dinner table. …

Taylor Vonk

Full stack software engineer with a passion for art and design

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