Background – How to be More Productive I’m spending a lot of time looking at tools and ways to improve my workflow – to get more done, to work smarter. Inspired by a post by Danny Schreiber of Zapier, I redid some of my workflow processes. Zapier is a workflow tool that connects apps together as when you add a note in Nozbe it adds a note in Evernote). I noticed the post was a write-up of Scott’s Hanselman’s talks on his Productivity. This gave it instant credibility. Scott is a programmer on the Web Platform Team at Microsoft. He is also the is the creator of the awesome Hanselman Ultimate Tools List each year. A must read. Scott’s talk was an integration of some tips I’ve heard of. This time, they inspired.
From Understanding Progressive Enhancement, by Aaron Gustafson, October 7th, 2008 (http://alistapart.com/article/understandingprogressiveenhancement). An old article but a clear explanation of moving from graceful degradation (creating for the latest browsers and leaving those using older browsers with meager content) to focusing on content while not neglecting style.
Found on Metafilter (favorites of past 30 days) this, a link to the mother collection of all cheat cheats: “All Cheat Sheets on One Page Cheat sheets for web designers, programmers, and people who just like cheat sheets” www.cheat-sheets.org Enjoy.