• Don’t Use The Placeholder Attribute

    Don’t Use The Placeholder AttributeDon’t Use The Placeholder Attribute Eric Bailey 2018-06-20T13:45:26+02:002018-06-20T20:43:46+00:00Introduced as part of the HTML5 specification, the placeholder attribute “represents a short hint (a word or short phrase) intended to aid the user with data entry when the control has no value. A hint could be a sample value or a brief description […]

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  • How To Speed Up The Wireframing Process With Photoshop And Adobe XD

    How To Speed Up The Wireframing Process With Photoshop And Adobe XDHow To Speed Up The Wireframing Process With Photoshop And Adobe XD Manuela Langella 2018-06-19T15:45:38+02:002018-06-19T14:36:53+00:00Before starting any design project, there is one word that is sure follow you from the very beginning: wireframing. Today, we will learn how to create a wireframe in Adobe […]

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  • BEM For Beginners: Why You Need BEM

    BEM For Beginners: Why You Need BEMBEM For Beginners: Why You Need BEM Inna Belaya 2018-06-18T14:00:51+02:002018-06-18T21:17:37+00:00BEM makes your code scalable and reusable, thus increasing productivity and facilitating teamwork. Even if you are the only member of the team, BEM can be useful for you. Nevertheless, many developers believe that such a system approach like BEM […]

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  • Monthly Web Development Update 6/2018: Complexity, DNS Over HTTPS, And Push Notifications

    Monthly Web Development Update 6/2018: Complexity, DNS Over HTTPS, And Push NotificationsMonthly Web Development Update 6/2018: Complexity, DNS Over HTTPS, And Push Notifications Anselm Hannemann 2018-06-15T12:32:58+02:002018-06-15T23:49:44+00:00We see complexity in every corner of a web project these days. We’ve read quite a bunch of articles about how complex a specific technology has become, and we discuss […]

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  • Smashing Book 6 Excerpt: Bringing Personality Back To The Web

    Smashing Book 6 Excerpt: Bringing Personality Back To The WebSmashing Book 6 Excerpt: Bringing Personality Back To The Web Vitaly Friedman 2018-06-14T14:40:27+02:002018-06-14T18:32:54+00:00Generic web layouts have become somewhat of a misnomer in conversations circling around web design these days. We’re bored and slightly annoyed by how predictable and uninspired most web experiences have become. Not without […]

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  • WWDC 2018 Diary Of An iOS Developer

    WWDC 2018 Diary Of An iOS DeveloperWWDC 2018 Diary Of An iOS Developer Lou Franco 2018-06-14T13:45:32+02:002018-06-14T18:32:54+00:00The traditional boundaries of summer in the US are Memorial and Labor Day, but iOS developers mark the summer by WWDC and the iPhone release. Even though the weather is cool and rainy this week in NYC, I’m in a […]

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  • Meet Smashing Book 6: New Frontiers In Web Design

    Meet Smashing Book 6: New Frontiers In Web DesignMeet Smashing Book 6: New Frontiers In Web Design Vitaly Friedman 2018-06-13T12:00:09+02:002018-06-13T22:33:37+00:00Let’s make sense of the front-end and UX madness. Meet Smashing Book 6 with everything from design systems to accessible single-page apps, CSS Custom Properties, Grid, Service Workers, performance patterns, AR/VR, conversational UIs & responsive art […]

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  • Building A Pub/Sub Service In-House Using Node.js And Redis

    Building A Pub/Sub Service In-House Using Node.js And RedisBuilding A Pub/Sub Service In-House Using Node.js And Redis Dhimil Gosalia 2018-06-12T15:30:58+02:002018-06-12T20:27:20+00:00Today’s world operates in real time. Whether it’s trading stock or ordering food, consumers today expect immediate results. Likewise, we all expect to know things immediately — whether it’s in news or sports. Zero, in other […]

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  • How To Turn Your Users Into Advocates

    How To Turn Your Users Into AdvocatesHow To Turn Your Users Into Advocates Nick Babich 2018-06-12T12:15:44+02:002018-06-12T20:27:20+00:00(This article is kindly sponsored by Adobe.) As businesses become more consumer-oriented, competition grows fiercer. Thousands of companies worldwide are struggling each day to gain more market share and to win over new consumers. A significant number of companies concentrate […]

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  • Once Upon A Time: Using Story Structure For Better Engagement

    Once Upon A Time: Using Story Structure For Better EngagementOnce Upon A Time: Using Story Structure For Better Engagement John Rhea 2018-06-11T14:00:52+02:002018-06-11T17:52:46+00:00Stories form the connective tissue of our lives. They’re our experiences, our memories, and our entertainment. They have rhythms and structures that keep us engaged. In this article, we’ll look at how those same […]

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  • Keeping Node.js Fast: Tools, Techniques, And Tips For Making High-Performance Node.js Servers

    Keeping Node.js Fast: Tools, Techniques, And Tips For Making High-Performance Node.js ServersKeeping Node.js Fast: Tools, Techniques, And Tips For Making High-Performance Node.js Servers David Mark Clements 2018-06-07T13:45:51+02:002018-06-07T20:00:03+00:00If you’ve been building anything with Node.js for long enough, then you’ve no doubt experienced the pain of unexpected speed issues. JavaScript is an evented, asynchronous language. That can […]

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  • UX Your Life: Applying The User-Centered Process To Your Life (And Stuff)

    UX Your Life: Applying The User-Centered Process To Your Life (And Stuff)UX Your Life: Applying The User-Centered Process To Your Life (And Stuff) JD Jordan 2018-06-06T13:30:18+02:002018-06-06T22:53:05+00:00Everything is designed, whether we make time for it or not. Our smartphones and TVs, our cars and houses, even our pets and our kids are the products of purposeful […]

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  • The Ethics Of Persuasion

    The Ethics Of PersuasionThe Ethics Of Persuasion Lyndon Cerejo 2018-06-05T13:30:24+02:002018-06-05T16:42:59+00:00(This article is kindly sponsored by Adobe.) A few months ago, the world was shocked to learn that Cambridge Analytica had improperly used data from a harmless looking personality quiz on Facebook to profile and target the wider audience on the platform with advertisements to persuade […]

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  • Making Avengers ID Card In HTML And CSS

    Making Avengers ID Card In HTML And CSSMaking Avengers ID Card In HTML And CSS Kunal Sarkar 2018-06-04T16:00:01+02:002018-06-04T16:17:31+00:00Let’s suppose Tony Stark would like to redesign the ID cards of the Avengers, and he needs our help to create them in HTML and CSS. So, how can we help? In this tutorial, we’ll be using Flexbox […]

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  • A Reference Guide For Typography In Mobile Web Design

    A Reference Guide For Typography In Mobile Web DesignA Reference Guide For Typography In Mobile Web Design Suzanna Scacca 2018-06-01T13:17:42+02:002018-06-01T11:47:07+00:00With mobile taking a front seat in search, it’s important that websites are designed in a way that prioritize the best experience possible for their users. While Google has brought attention to elements like pop-ups that […]

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