December 16, 2010

WordPress Mode + Coda

I just have to say, this is incredible if you work in WordPress and use coda:
also, here are some WordPress clips for coda:
Thanks Dan!

Also, completely unrelated: this site is a great representation of responsive web design:
and I just love the colors and the awesome use of jQuery in this one:

What are some sites you've been loving recently?

November 5, 2010

The Tools I Tend To Use

Weather you are a carpenter, a chef, or a graphic designer, everyone has different tools that they use to work with. Here is a list of what I use / find to be helpful in what I do in my daily work routine. (In No Particular Order)

Web Development:

  • WordPress (CMS/Platform)
  • Coda (development)
  • Versions (for SVN communication)
  • Parallels (for browser testing)
  • Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator (graphics)
  • Firebug (for css debugging)
  • Typekit (for webfonts)
  • Linotype Font Explorer (for computer fonts)
  • Lighthouse (for bug tracking)
  • Beanstalk (for external SVN repositories)
  • Harvest (for time tracking)


  • Thunderbird (work email)
  • Skype (conversations with peers)
  • Colloqy (for IRC Chanel group discussions)
  • Cloud App (for screen shot and layout sharing)
  • Skitch (for quick image references)


  • Rdio (for music)
  • Airfoil (for air-tunes synchronization)
  • Keynote (for presentations)

What are some of the tools you use? Would love to hear about what you find to be useful and helpful no matter what the function. :)

Sara Cannon is a Design and Digital Strategy Consultant, UX/UI Designer, Creative Director, & Artist.
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