Background This post is a personal reflection in response to a question posed by Tom Langston on Twitter as a retweet of Dr Andy Clegg.… Read More »COVID-19 three months in: what have we learnt?
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I want to take this opportunity to revisit the first goals of this Journal and also of the portfolio site and see what I have achieved. There are of course areas that I would have liked to do more with but I have kept them on my Trello board for future reference as the portfolio site particularly will live on.
Read More »Finishing touches – Eval pt 2
Part 1 of my final evaluation.
This entry outlines key decisions that I made regarding accessibility towards the end of the development period. I am writing and publishing it retroactively as it as represents a very large amount of thinking and work, which I kept notes about as I went along.
Read More »Striving for accessibility – Eval pt 1
In my last entry I talked about the suggestions that Theo provided from his perspective as a nurse and researcher. They were very helpful, but lead to some rather major layout changes. In particular, the to do: “I will need more space in the carousel/timeline”. This led to what I nicknamed in my GitHub posts as the Weekend of Hell, I am softening this within the context of this journal entry to be the Weekend of Doom.
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Dr. Theo Fotis and I met on the 11th of January to take a last look at the site prior to my assessment. This meeting was mainly for fact-checking the information that I had written, but Theo also had some thoughts on ways to add clarity to the different sections. I have outlined areas in bold below, where discussions during our meeting became actions related to the site.
Read More »Final meeting with stakeholder
I knew that all of that work that I did on polls would come in handy at some point. The time arrived, as displaying data was something that seemed important from the beginning, to support the goals for the project. I wanted to support the information about ‘UK smart device ownership’ with some data.
Having spent quite a bit of time looking at polling options and trying things out, I felt sure that the the Google Charts api (n.d.) would give me the level of interactivity and customisation required.
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