Ask These 5 Questions to Determine Where Your Web Content Should Live

When you have a new campaign or landing page, where do you put it: on a microsite, or in a subdomain or subdirectory? The answer depends on a number of questions and can make all the difference between effective content

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Using Vaadin Themes Effectively

Using and customizing a Vaadin theme is essential to having an amazing-looking Vaadin app. Developers who aren’t comfortable with styling and front-end code like to use Vaadin because it can be done completely in Java, however Vaadin’s front-end can be

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Demystifying the Dijit Dialog Layout

I recently wrote about my adventures in Understanding Dijit Layout. That journey actually started because of my confusion around the resizing of dialogs. In this article, I return to my original quest of finding out more about dialog sizing and some

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The Basics of Dijit Layout

In the course of developing with Dojo, our team has often run into various quirks working with sizing and resizing of our custom widgets. Much of our difficulties stemmed from a weak understanding of how Dijit layout works. Dojo has

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How to use Less for media query variables in responsive design

Responsive web design is hard. There, I said it. There are lots of pieces and parts to doing it right. One of those important pieces is handling media queries. After much experimentation with different ways to do this, I have

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What interactive PDF features work and don’t work on mobile devices

When you flip through an interactive PDF on your desktop, it’s often a pleasant experience. There are fun animations, hotspots, and videos that kindly ask for your attention and play right on cue. However, if you ever flipped through that

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