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December 2014

Happy Holidays from Stanford Web Services!

Megan Erin Miller Posted by Megan Erin Miller on Friday, December 19, 2014 - 8:15am

2014 has been a blast. We are so grateful to get to work with so many talented and dedicated colleagues around the university (and beyond!). We wish you happy holidays over the winter break, and we'll see you in 2015!


Adaptive Architecture: Leave Room to Evolve

a face for radio Posted by Zach Chandler on Friday, December 12, 2014 - 6:55am

All forward-thinking technologies share one attribute: the original designers intentionally build in opportunities for future users to innovate. It requires humility and a belief in the creativity of others. This is true for buildings, computers, networks, and other tools.


Designing With Emotion and Personality in Mind

Posted by Joe Knox on Tuesday, December 9, 2014 - 8:50am

In this post, I'll share one of my take-aways from reading A Book Apart's Designing for Emotion, highlighting how infusing personality into the things we create can help produce emotionally engaging experiences that make long-lasting impressions on our...

Getting Started on Sites: Creating a New View Mode

Cynthia Mijares Posted by Cynthia Mijares on Friday, December 5, 2014 - 8:21am

Drupal has a couple of standard ways to display content using a Default view or a Teaser view display. Stanford Web Services uses View modes to create multiple image/Field Collection displays and allows the site builder to change how fields will be displayed.