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Dan Rubin: The New Language of Web Design

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September 28, 2011

Dan Rubin: The New Language of Web Design

Dan Rubin, New Adventures, January 2011

Our industry has aged into double digits, but much of the language we use to describe what we do and how things work is borrowed or repurposed, sometimes without issue, but often leading to confusion. Having a distinct set of terminology is an important sign of maturity for a line of work, those words and phrases to lead the next generation of practitioners — and it's high time we set about creating it.

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September 28, 2011
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  1. The New Language of Web Design Dan Rubin New Adventures

    2011
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  3. Words have power:

  4. Inspire

  5. Enrage

  6. Praise

  7. Offend

  8. Confuse

  9. I ____ you.

  10. Emotion

  11. The white clouds soon turned black.

  12. Black White

  13. Black White

  14. Black White

  15. Attack

  16. Heart Attack

  17. Shit

  18. Cunt

  19. Gay

  20. Language is powerful

  21. Language is important

  22. Language matters.

  23. Borrowing from others

  24. Siblings, closely related

  25. Page

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  27. Page

  28. Fold, Bleed

  29. Distant or unrelated

  30. Responsive Architecture

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  33. Ajax, Web

  34. New adventures in terminology

  35. Responsive Web Design

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  41. Old words, reborn

  42. Scroll

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  46. Reaching maturity

  47. Defining our vocabulary

  48. Defining our language

  49. Defining our future.

  50. Dan Rubin New Adventures 2011 Continue the discussion @danrubin