Author Archive

The Magazine is Closed

Sunday, December 2nd, 2012

Hi! I am writing to officially announce that the KillerSites Magazine is closed and will be kept in place ONLY for archival purposes only. Why? I put up the Magazine to allow for third party authors to contribute, and to posts about things that I didn’t have a direct input on. Doing this made KillerSites […]

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The Universal Principles and the Business of Web Design

Monday, June 8th, 2009

It has been a while since I’ve posted on this subject – I’ve been busy working on upgrading the clarity of my videos. You should see the results of that work soon enough. What are the ‘Universal Principles’ … and how do they apply to the business of web design? These are some of the […]

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Getting your first web design client and your web design portfolio.

Friday, August 8th, 2008

In the following session, I outline what you need to have on your web design business web site. So we are talking about contact phone numbers, examples of your previous work etc…

For many though, since they are just starting out, they may have no commercial work to show – no worries, I provide you with a couple of strategies to make up for that.

Finally, I also get into how you can land your very first web design client.

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Actionscript 3 Evolution Video Tutorial

Thursday, June 12th, 2008

I’ve just released a great new Actionscript video tutorial that shows you a few things:

  • The differences between Actionscript 1, 2 and 3.
  • How to bind Actionscript to a button.

The main goal of this video is to show you the differences between the versions of Actionscript (with a simple to understand example) while showing the advantages of Actionscript 3.0.

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What’s wrong with Dreamweaver’s Server Behaviors?

Tuesday, June 10th, 2008

What are Dreamweaver Server Behaviors?

In a nutshell: Dreamweaver Server Behaviors are point-and-click tools that will write out the server-side code (PHP, ASP, ColdFusion) that will allow to do things like:

  • Display and update records from a database.
  • Create password protected pages.
  • Process HTML forms.

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Book Review: Flexible Rails: Flex 3 On Rails

Thursday, June 5th, 2008

Book review by: Richard Mischook Bottom Line A well written guide to using Ruby on Rails with Adobe Flex to create rich internet applications. My Motivation Recently I was working on one of my pet projects – an application for managing data mapping during the analysis phase of enterprise integration projects. The details of the […]

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Dreamweaver CS4 Beta

Thursday, June 5th, 2008

I’ve been hearing the quiet murmur of nerds lately, soft sounds that speak of Dreamweaver CS4.

Yes, I do have my finger on the pulse of the nerd-zeitgeist and from what I understand, Dreamweaver CS4 is coming out sooner than later. I’m guessing sometime this winter.

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New Flash CS3 Video tutorials out soon.

Thursday, June 5th, 2008

I will be releasing a new Flash CS3 video tutorial in the next few days that examines the differences between Actionscript 1,2 and 3. Meanwhile, you can visit our Flash section on killersites.com Stefan

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Ajax Video Tutorials

Wednesday, June 4th, 2008

We will be releasing a new set of Ajax videos very soon. The new videos will deal less with the underlying Javascript constructs; instead we will be looking at some of the popular Ajax frameworks that are out there. Things like: Scriptacoulous Adobe’s Spry framework for Dreamweaver Until the new videos come out, I invite […]

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