Further Application Notes

robots.design works very well through upgrades, in this case, with dojo. Using the tundra theme, I can reskin an application - including dojo/dijit very quickly. Some colors should not be changed - specifically error and warning displays which are… more »

Contact Form Fixed

Sincere apologies to those who tried to request information through the contact form on this blog. I have changed it to use the http://know-waste.com contact form and tested it carefully. Comments and inquiries are most welcome. more »

More Cost-Effective Design Strategies

Work within application design architectures. In other words, try to use as much of their HTML and CSS as possible, or replace just the CSS. Most good applications have a nice hierarchical CSS and template organization. Learn to work with it. Many ap… more »

Real tests

robots.design was used to convert a complex AJAX application from one color scheme to another. Since the objective was a neutral color scheme, I put greyscale color codes into the image/new color area. I ran the third script on the CSS files, and on… more »

Let the client pick the colors for their site ...

Automated tools that skin a site allow people to choose the colors and see the effect without any technical knowledge or access. This is the perfect way for a web client to 'design' their own site. They have the time and ability to select the colors th… more »

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