This article / comic posted on the website The Oat Meal, paints a very humerous yet very insightful look into the issues and possible stresses involved with being a web designer or developer. If you are thinking about this as a potential career path you have to bare in mind that at the end of the day you are dealing with clients who want a specific thing and you have to adhere to their demands. This can be said for any service including the film and video industry. You are making a product for a client, and the client “thinks” they know best all the time.
To view the humerous article go here: http://theoatmeal.com/comics/design_hell
Brian Hoff has posted this very good article on his blog, The Design Cubicle, about some of the key questions you need to ask any client before getting down to the nitty gritty of designing their website for them.
The important thing to remember with any website that you develop, is to do your research and know your client well because in the end you, as we web developer, are part psychologist as well because you need to get into the minds of both the client and the end user in order to understand what both wants and then reach a compromise between the two.
Read Brian’s article here
Net.Tuts+ have posted this really good article, which was written by Jarel Remick on the 27th November. The article showcases ten very useful templates that you can download and use yourself to help you with some common problems that Web developers and designers face. Some of these templates include:
and much more.
To view the entire article please go an visit Nettuts here