I really, really like this approach. I’ve used something similar in my responsive design workshops, where I get people to break things down into nouns and verbs (objects and actions). I think there’s a lot of crossover with good URL design here too—this is kind of like REST for UX designers.
Tuesday, April 26th, 2016
Wednesday, December 31st, 2014
A lovely Yuletide present from Brian and co.—an exploration of the proverbs embodied in Bruegel’s painting.
Saturday, February 2nd, 2013
A classic of writing on the fundamental differences between programming languages.
Monday, August 8th, 2011
Tantek’s braindump of research he and Erin have been doing on web actions—verbs for the web, specifically interactions across sites: sharing, liking, and so on. I agree with him that this terminology feels better than “web intents.”
Monday, August 1st, 2011
Some great thoughts on the language of the web.