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Leet service desk calls

This morning I logged into UniDesk, our IT Service Desk incident management system, and noticed that the calls assigned to me next to the calls assigned to the whole web team read: 1337. That’s so 1337! (Using…

Zeal and Dash—Offline documentation browsers

Yesterday I came across a really useful application for web development which has already sped up my workflow when needing to look for documentation: Zeal. Zeal is available for Linux and Windows only, because it’s…

Online marketers and user experience

4 things online marketers should know about user experience (UX) We found the final point about download times interesting. I know that this is a proverbial tough pill to swallow: perceived speed is more important to…

The length of landing pages

What’s more effective: long or short landing pages? Here is an interesting analysis on the pros and cons of long and short landing pages. Some people have a perception that homepages must always fit in “above the…

Replacing the Flash world map

One of the biggest issues we have had to tackle while working on the new Study at St Andrews website is the entrance requirements and country information section. The website contained a Flash world map that was…

BarCamp on Sublime Text 3

In order to try to improve our skills and share knowledge within the team we are currently trialling weekly, informal ‘BarCamps‘ within the team. Today we had our second, focusing on the code editor Sublime Text 3,…