Month: October 2020

Examples of good colour schemes

Chocolate Covered Katie Chocolate Covered Katie uses a triadic colour scheme for her website. The yellow, cyan and magenta are all equidistant around the colour wheel. The magenta/hot pink colour has been chosen as the dominant colour for the website. I suspect this is for numerous reasons such as it connoting a feeling of sugar…

By joanna.angel9251 21/10/2020 Off

Examples of good typography

Star Trek official website I thought that the official Star Trek website had made good typography choices as the words are easy to read while still giving that futuristic vibe that the show emanates. I like that the subtitles are white text on a black background which contrasts with the main text, helping them to…

By joanna.angel9251 15/10/2020 Off

What I learnt this week (7/10/20)

I have been working with CSS for a number of years previously and therefore there wasn’t much that was new to me apart from a few extra details such as the naming conventions for IDs and classes. These must be descriptive but not detail any of the actual properties the CSS contains e.g. ‘left-align-text’, although…

By joanna.angel9251 08/10/2020 Off

What I learnt this week (30/9/20)

Already being quite familiar with working using HTML, there wasn’t a whole lot that was new to me. I did pick up a few small things though, such as how the DOCTYPE changes depending on whether you want to work with HTML5 or XHTML. I also found the section about hyphens versus underscores interesting. I…

By joanna.angel9251 01/10/2020 Off