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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…

php8

PHP 8.0 – what’s new

PHP is used on the University website to provide dynamic web content, sometimes to bring content from an external database or from an external feed such as news or events. Each release of PHP is fully supported for two…

A look at AVIF

AVIF is a modern, but relatively unknown, image format and its presence is attracting a lot of attention in the web development and design world. But what is AVIF? How does it compare to other image formats, and what…

Prototype of potential MySaint redesign

Progressive web applications

What exactly is a progressive web app (PWA)? Google defines a PWA as being: “built and enhanced with modern APIs to deliver enhanced capabilities, reliability, and installability while reaching anyone, anywhere, on any…