The Boagworld UX Show
Summary: This podcast covers all things relating to web design. Whether you are a website owner, designer or developer hopefully this show has something for everybody. Each episode includes news, review and hints and tips.
In this week's show, we cover: running a web design agency, what employers look for when hiring a web designer, the best stats package in the world, should we stop testing in IE 5, and running multiple versions of IE on a single PC.
It's not unusual to be in a position where you have to choose between more than one design for a site. Whether you are a website owner assessing the work of multiple agencies or a web designer considering different approaches, sooner or later you are left with the question "which design do I pick?".
This week on boagworld Paul and Marcus discuss how to create better forms and how to avoid damaging your search engine rankings when launching a site redesign.
Paul and Marcus discuss the recent atMedia conference on web design. How do the subjects covered by the leading lights in web design apply in the real world, on websites that don't have limitless budgets and funky web 2.0 functionality.
This week on the boagworld podcast Paul chats with Aral Balkan, one of the leading figures in the open source flash community. Paul and Aral discuss the current state of flash development, where flash may go in the future and how flash has gone a long way to shaking off its bad reputation.
In this 38th episode of boagworld.com Paul and Marcus take a detailed look at the different types of navigation that can be used on a website. From the humble body link to the most complex site map, this episode tackles how to get the most from your sites navigation.
This week on boagworld.com, Paul and Marcus look at designing for content management systems, how to develop a design from scratch and a great introduction to standards based development.
In this week's show, Paul gets depressed about the state of online accessibility, we debate the virtues of user testing design and discuss the basics of creating a good structure for your site.
This week on boagworld.com Paul chats with Andy Budd, author of CSS mastery, founder of clear:left and "international" speaker. Paul and Andy discuss the state of web design, working with clients and a bit about Andy's background and expertise.
In this weeks show Paul and Marcus discuss the sometimes problematic relationship between web design agencies and clients. They also cover how the line between web pages and the browser have been blurred, the evils of speculative work and a great new book by Ian Lloyd.
In their 33rd podcast Paul and Marcus look at how to create the most effective in-site search facility, the differences between RGB, CMYK, Pantone and HEX, and the importance of keeping up-to-date with web development techniques.
The decision of whether to develop your website in house (by taking on additional staff) or outsource it to the third party web design company can be a tricky. This week Paul and Marcus look at the pros and cons of both approaches as well as throwing in some additional options for good measure.
Taking a corporate identity and making it work online can be a challenging process. This week Paul and Marcus look at how to take a style guide and make it work on the web.
Last weeks show (the great flash debate) generated so much interest and so many comments that we have decided to do a follow up show looking at the feedback we have received.
Flash is one of those web technologies that always generate a lot of debate. In this episode of boagworld.com Marcus and Paul go head to head arguing the pros and cons of this controversial plug-in.