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Offline first

One of the biggest challenges we face is to ensure that our websites continue to work on all manner of devices. To meet this challenge, many web developers have adopted a mobile first design process. The core principle…

Digital Communications team update – November 2021

Latest updates from the digital communications team and useful articles and resources relating to digital best practice for November 2021. Chaplaincy redesign On 28 October we launched a new website for the Chaplaincy.…

Don't make me think

Don’t make me think

‘Don’t make me think’ is a book by Steve Krug, first published in October 2000. It is one of the most popular introductions to user interface design, with 600,000 copies published in 20 different languages. Now, after…

Digital Communications team update – October 2021

Latest updates from the digital communications team and useful articles and resources relating to digital best practice for October 2021. Staff and students redesign The current staff, current students and current…

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Should icons be solid or hollow?

Icons are everywhere in graphic and web design. They’ve become second nature to how we interpret tasks and actions for interacting with physical and digital interfaces. However, just because they are widely used…

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A look at GitHub Copilot

At the end of July, GitHub released a new AI tool called Copilot that helps developers write code. I investigate what Copilot is, how it works, and give developers the peace of mind that their jobs aren’t at risk.