Web development, usability and more
Twitter is a wonderful service, but, until now, you have to subscribe to some websites to be alerted when a selected word (maybe your trademark) is tweeted. We’ll try to develop a service that filters the tweeter api, stores the interesting ones in our database, and show them in the browser in real time. If […]
Writing CSS is good fun, but analyzing an html document to find how the page is structured us, at the very least, tiring. If you have ever had to write CSS for a blog or CMS template, you already know how time-consuming is to find every ID and CLASS in a large document. We’re going […]
Sometimes I wish I could do things that were easily done with table-based layouts but quite hard using just CSS. Following a couple of posts in a CSS related Spanish mailing list (Ovillo), a guy called Zafonic showed me how to use negative margins and positive paddings to make equal sized columns. With a couple […]
Today, all the code for creating clickmaps has been uploaded to sourceforge and made public under a GPL license. You can find it at http://sourceforge.net/projects/clickmaps Thanks to jerret, the code now uses RMagick calls and it’s usable with logs sporting more than ten thousand clicks per page.
After the interest shown about the clickmaps / heatmaps articles, I’ve decided to gather all the information into an easy to use system. What we are going to make is a complete solution that allows collecting, analyzing and showing the click information our users give us. Now, it works in web pages not center aligned […]
NOTE: This post has been improved at The definitive heatmap There is not much documentation about creating heat maps. I haven’t been able to find an open source solution that, giving the coordinates, creates a heat map like those shown in Etre blog In the last post (part 1, part 2) we got a list […]
In the first part of Zero budget eye tracking, we wrote a small script to keep track of the clicks in a web page. A couple of days after, we already have some information to analyze. Keep on reading to know how…