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Customizing SharePoint Portal Server 2003

By shane.perran in : CSS and Usability, SharePoint // Jul 18 2006
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While browing posts yesterday I noticed an article on customizing SPS 2003 In the article Luis talks about customizing the SPS.CSS style sheet located on the file system.  I just wanted to note that editing default files is unsupported due to the possibility of service pack overwrites etc.  As such, the team was kind enough [...]

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How to live happily with a great designer (By Seth Godin)

By shane.perran in : CSS and Usability, General, SharePoint, SharePoint 2007 // Jul 16 2006
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For those of you that strive to create a pixel based purple cow each day, you should appeciate this article by Seth Godin dubbed “How to live happily with a great designer“. The only thing I would do differently is bold #8. After almost 15 years of designing professionally for the web I have come [...]

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Designing yourself into obscurity

By shane.perran in : CSS and Usability, General, SharePoint 2007 // Jul 13 2006
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Just to show that I hate all technologies equally, I decided to touch briefly on an issue which in my opinion is becoming epedemic across design-land. That is the utter lack of creativity with websites. From blogs which do nothing but point to existing content to templated platforms like community server, the lack of design [...]

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Vista Website Updated

By shane.perran in : CSS and Usability, Product Reviews, SharePoint, SharePoint 2007 // May 23 2006
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If you are looking for a benchmark to measure an online user experience, look no farther than the Windows Vista website. It offers near perfect visuals, usability and of course there is just a dash of technology behind it. This in my opinion in the best designed website so far this year: http://www.microsoft.com/windowsvista/default.aspx During all [...]

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