Liam McMurray

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  • Show & Tell, 13 March 2015

    All our developers were at Bath Ruby, so it was a decidedly content-heavy series of talks this week with the exception of Dan who went all Saul Bass on us whilst describing how media ohh, spoilers. Social media audit –...

  • Show & Tell, November 21 2014

    Back in our spiritual home after the impromtu reshuffle that made our last Show & Tell session so special, we had a full roster of presenters and a diverse range of topics. Ruby Idioms - Kelvin Our developers are working...

  • A new home for Alumni

    Kicking off in late February and consisting of 5 non-contiguous week-long sprints spread out to accommodate two rounds of user testing, as well as balancing demands for my time on other key projects - the new landing page for our...

  • Show & Tell, July 18 2014

    Another Friday, another enjoyable and educational Show & Tell. Tom did a great job of our first ever Show & Tell blog post, I cannot guarantee the same level of quality this time round. That's definitely a reflection on my...

  • Is this thing working?

    As part of our recent sprint to update elements of our Research navigation, we scheduled in time to review the analytics after three weeks to give us an early indication of whether our changes had the expected effect. Spoilers, they...

  • Nice web type in Internet Explorer 7 and 8

    Recently we revamped our myriad font stacks (pun intended) to a single one utilising a single web font. The font chosen (Raleway) was available in a number of different weights, affording us the flexibility of presentation that we had previously...

  • The new typography

    Perfect typography is certainly the most elusive of all arts. Sculpture in stone alone comes near it in obstinacy. — Jan Tschichold (Author of Die neue Typographie, 1928) Alexandria, Arial, Cambria, Droid Sans, Lucida, Myriad, Raleway, Tahoma, Times New Roman,...