Category Archives: Volunteers

3 websites, 24 hours

After 24 long hours, our teams have produced three fantastic websites that will help end the needless destruction of animals, improve people’s lives, and help invigorate our communities. Tired but elated and so proud of all the hard work and … Continue reading

Just under three hours left…

And teams are content populating (adding words and stories to the sites) and squashing bugs and putting the final polish on things. Not long now until we’re all done!

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Just under 6 hours to go…

There’s 5 hours and 40 minutes to go (the clocks changed at 2am) and everyone is getting a bit sleepy and a bit crazy. Right now there’s lots of programming, integration, content population and browser testing going on. Spirits still … Continue reading

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Final Concept for Dress for Success

via the wonderfully talented @markwallis

25 the web…

So… where did the last hour go… LITERALLY. We’re now two thirds of the way through. So proud of our volunteers, can’t believe how they are still alert and awake after 16 hours solid work. A fantastic bunch of people.

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A helicopter view of 24 the web

via Christian Hughes

Designing the User Experience

A very tired Celine O’Neill explains what a IA/UX/User Experience¬†Architect/Designer does… I help organisations work out the needs and expectations of their customers and how to best present their services online. This means listening to customers to see exactly what … Continue reading

But hey, you’ve a wildcard too!

What’s a wildcard for? It varies from team to team, but basically it’s an extra pair of hands, or a specialist skill, or a bit of everything. Here’s Neil Turner to explain what he’s been doing… “The Wild Card helps … Continue reading

What’s a Content Writer do?

Here’s Cory-Ann to tell you all what a content writer contributes to the making of a great website: So, As a content person I’m trying to make sure that the site will be designed and built in a way that: … Continue reading

Halfway Point!

It’s the halfway point. Programming has begun in earnest – designs are being turned into HTML and CSS so they go from pictures to web pages. Programmers are plugin these HTML and CSS pages into Content Management Systems and applications … Continue reading

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