• Colorful Inspiration For Gray Days (November 2018 Wallpapers)

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  • Measuring Performance With Server Timing

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  • The CSS Working Group At TPAC: What’s New In CSS?

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  • Headless WordPress: The Ups And Downs Of Creating A Decoupled WordPress

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  • Video Playback On The Web: Video Delivery Best Practices (Part 2)

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  • Video Playback On The Web: The Current State Of Video (Part 1)

    Video Playback On The Web: The Current State Of Video (Part 1)Video Playback On The Web: The Current State Of Video (Part 1) Doug Sillars 2018-10-24T13:30:24+02:002018-10-24T22:53:50+00:00Usage of video on the web is increasing as devices and networks become faster and more capable of handling video content. Research shows that sites with video increase engagement by […]

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  • Splicing HTML’s DNA With CSS Attribute Selectors

    Splicing HTML’s DNA With CSS Attribute SelectorsSplicing HTML’s DNA With CSS Attribute Selectors John Rhea 2018-10-23T14:00:11+02:002018-10-23T12:09:02+00:00For most of my career, attribute selectors have been more magic than science. I’d stare, gobsmacked, at the CSS for outputting a link in a print style sheet, understanding nothing. I’d dutifully copy, and paste it into my print stylesheet […]

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  • Monthly Web Development Update 10/2018: The Hurricane Web, End-To-End-Integrity, And RAIL

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  • Reasons Your Mobile App Retention Rate Might Be So Low

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  • Live Accessibility And Performance Audits At SmashingConf Toronto

    Live Accessibility And Performance Audits At SmashingConf TorontoLive Accessibility And Performance Audits At SmashingConf Toronto Markus Seyfferth 2018-10-17T13:20:35+02:002018-10-17T19:52:02+00:00Earlier this year, many of your favorite speakers were featured at SmashingConf Toronto, however, things were quite different this time. The speakers had been asked to present without slides. It was interesting to see the different ways our […]

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  • Photoshop Workflows And Shortcuts For Digital Artists

    Photoshop Workflows And Shortcuts For Digital ArtistsPhotoshop Workflows And Shortcuts For Digital Artists Yoanna Victorova 2018-10-16T15:30:51+02:002018-10-16T13:39:09+00:00Adobe Photoshop plays a role in almost every digital creator’s life. Photoshop is what many digital artists, photographers, graphic designers, and even some web developers have in common. The tool is so flexible that often you can achieve the same […]

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  • Smart Bundling: How To Serve Legacy Code Only To Legacy Browsers

    Smart Bundling: How To Serve Legacy Code Only To Legacy BrowsersSmart Bundling: How To Serve Legacy Code Only To Legacy Browsers Shubham Kanodia 2018-10-15T14:30:13+02:002018-10-15T22:18:02+00:00A website today receives a large chunk of its traffic from evergreen browsers — most of which have good support for ES6+, new JavaScript standards, new web platform APIs and CSS attributes. […]

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  • Designing Experiences To Improve Mental Health

    Designing Experiences To Improve Mental HealthDesigning Experiences To Improve Mental Health Marli Mesibov 2018-10-12T14:00:30+02:002018-10-12T13:29:39+00:00Did you know that a simple search for “depression” on the iPhone App Store brings up 198 results? In the Android Play Store, it brings up 239. The categories range from “Medical” to “Health & Fitness” to “Lifestyle.” The apps themselves offer […]

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  • Saving Grandma’s Recipes With Xamarin.Forms

    Saving Grandma’s Recipes With Xamarin.FormsSaving Grandma’s Recipes With Xamarin.Forms Matthew Soucoup 2018-10-11T14:10:38+02:002018-10-11T12:19:46+00:00My grandma makes the best, most fluffiest, go weak-in-your-knees buns that anybody has ever tasted. The problem is, there’s a ton of secret ingredients (and I’m not just talking love) that go into those buns, and those ingredients and directions are all stored in […]

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  • Meet “Form Design Patterns,” Our New Book On Accessible Web Forms — Now Shipping!

    Meet “Form Design Patterns,” Our New Book On Accessible Web Forms — Now Shipping!Meet “Form Design Patterns,” Our New Book On Accessible Web Forms — Now Shipping! Markus Seyfferth 2018-10-10T13:45:00+02:002018-10-10T12:57:45+00:00Forms. It’s no coincidence that the word rhymes with “yawns” — web forms are dull to code and even duller for your visitors to fill in. […]

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  • Form Design Patterns Book Excerpt: A Registration Form

    Form Design Patterns Book Excerpt: A Registration FormForm Design Patterns Book Excerpt: A Registration Form Adam Silver 2018-10-10T12:25:00+02:002018-10-10T12:57:45+00:00Let’s start with a registration form. Most companies want long-term relationships with their users. To do that they need users to sign up. And to do that, they need to give users value in return. Nobody wants to […]

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  • Getting Started With Gutenberg By Creating Your Own Block

    Getting Started With Gutenberg By Creating Your Own BlockGetting Started With Gutenberg By Creating Your Own Block Muhammad Muhsin 2018-10-08T13:50:00+02:002018-10-09T16:43:59+00:00WordPress is the most popular Content Management System (CMS) by far —powering more than 30% of the web. It has undergone a huge metamorphosis during its 15 years of existence. Its latest addition is Gutenberg which […]

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  • Practical Suggestions To Improve Usability Of Landing Pages With Animation From Slides

    Practical Suggestions To Improve Usability Of Landing Pages With Animation From SlidesPractical Suggestions To Improve Usability Of Landing Pages With Animation From Slides Nick Babich 2018-10-09T14:00:09+02:002018-10-09T16:43:59+00:00(This is a sponsored post.) For a long time, UI animation was an afterthought for designers. Even today, many designers think of animation as something that brings delight but does […]

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  • SmashingConf Toronto Videos

    SmashingConf Toronto VideosSmashingConf Toronto Videos The Smashing Editorial 2018-10-05T18:00:35+02:002018-10-05T18:29:59+00:00This year, many of your favorite speakers were featured at our conference in Toronto, however, things were quite different this time. The speakers had been asked to present without slides. Yep, and it was brilliant! In this pairing of videos from SmashingConf Toronto, discover sketching with Eva-Lotta […]

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  • Taming this In JavaScript With Bind Operator

    Taming this In JavaScript With Bind OperatorTaming this In JavaScript With Bind Operator Willian Martins 2018-10-05T14:20:22+02:002018-10-05T18:29:59+00:00Do you want to discover the next exciting JavaScript features that you didn’t even know you needed? In this article, I will introduce one of these proposals that if accepted may change the way you write code the same way […]

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