Checking if your website is down for you and from other countries

Checking if your website is down for you and from other countries

So recently I had a problem with a website not working from another country but it worked fine for me. So I started a few routine checks. First try to see if its down just for you or also a US server “: Is it up or just me” : http://www.isup.me/ Net you can try a proxy : https://hide.me/en/proxy to see if your ip was blocked   Last you can try this online ping that allows one to check ping from many multiple other countries.: https://cloudmonitor.ca.com/en/ping.php Now if you want to consistently making sure your site works for all other countries as well you can use pingdom....
Merge separated illustrator path points

Merge separated illustrator path points

We were trying to export some 3d Drawings from Solidwords to eps file for the old router machine to cut. To do that we have to first export as dwg. In the dwg file our paths we all broken. We had group them together to allow the router to cut properly. To do that first select all the lines that you need then open Pathfinder and use the ” divide ” feature and it will merge. I don’t understand how this works as the name is the opposite of what we are trying to do. but it works 😀 hope this helps...
EasyRead UX Research.

EasyRead UX Research.

An Emailed i sent to a friend about UX research i was doing for EasyRead. Hi Shawn, As promised at lunch today. These are due to research I was doing for EasyRead. Some UX stuff. http://uxmovement.com/forms/8-reasons-users-arent-filling-out-your-sign-up-form/ https://www.behance.net/gallery/A-Readable-Wikipedia/14274791 https://www.behance.net/gallery/Questure/11136135 Interaction stuff https://www.behance.net/gallery/INTERACTION-DESIGN/14941337 http://uxdesign.smashingmagazine.com/2013/10/23/smart-transitions-in-user-experience-design/   Some nice sites: http://www.distancetomars.com/ http://yourpower.panda.org/  http://www.charitywater.org/ Portfolio behance dribble.com http://www.hongkiat.com/blog/web-designers-on-dribbble/ http://www.hongkiat.com/blog/ui-designer-portfolios/ http://www.hongkiat.com/blog/responsive-portfolios-for-inspiration/ some reference: http://www.awwwards.com/ http://www.cssawards.net/ http://www.cssdesignawards.com/ http://www.csswinner.com/ contract stuff http://www.smashingmagazine.com/2013/04/03/legal-guide-contract-samples-for-designers/ Smashing magazine is awesome btw Tools http://html.adobe.com/edge/animate/ (thanks to Adelyn) Hope you find it useful. cheers, sky Best UX for EasyRead to look up to is www.medium.com and...