Tools That College Students Wish Their Instructors Used Either More or Less, 2013 – Students favored using their laptops over their smartphones to assist in classroom learning. And nearly three quarters wished that their instructors would record lectures more often, so they could be watched later.
The Future of User Behavior: “We’re now increasingly seeing SERPs that are influenced by all kinds of contextual information — the implicit queries. Will Critchlow covers what exactly that means and how it might explain why we see ‘(not provided)’ in our analytics more often than we’d like.”
A Look at PHP’s Continuing Evolution: Larry Garfield, who wrote most of Drupal’s database API, goes over some of the features that have been added to PHP in recent versions to update the programming language.
Drupal considering moving git repositories to github: There are a lot of pros and cons to this, especially with github’s somewhat inconsistent ability to stay available during repeated DDoS attacks.
A Working Demo of the new Drupal Accessibility module: This is something we’ll likely add after the Drupal 7 upgrade. You can give feedback on the module here.
Atomic Web Design: “As the craft of Web design continues to evolve, we’re recognizing the need to develop thoughtful design systems, rather than creating simple collections of web pages.” And the Pattern Lab design tool to help with this.