• The W3C At Twenty-Five

    The W3C At Twenty-FiveThe W3C At Twenty-Five Rachel Andrew 2019-10-11T12:30:00+02:002019-10-12T01:36:20+00:00Last week, the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) celebrated its 25th anniversary and invited folks to share why the open web platform matters to them via the hashtag #WebStories. As I’m both a member of the CSS Working Group at W3C and the representative for Fronteers, […]

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  • A Guide To New And Experimental CSS DevTools In Firefox

    A Guide To New And Experimental CSS DevTools In FirefoxA Guide To New And Experimental CSS DevTools In Firefox Victoria Wang 2019-10-10T14:30:59+02:002019-10-11T01:36:08+00:00Over the last few years, our team at Firefox has been working on new CSS tools that address both cutting-edge techniques and age-old frustrations. We’re the Layout Tools team, a subset of Firefox Developer […]

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  • How To Use Breadcrumbs On A PWA

    How To Use Breadcrumbs On A PWAHow To Use Breadcrumbs On A PWA Suzanne Scacca 2019-10-09T12:30:59+02:002019-10-10T01:36:43+00:00I’ve seen a lot of questions about whether or not breadcrumbs are necessary for PWAs. It makes sense why the question is raised. After all, PWAs have an app shell and sticky menu, so shouldn’t it be easy for users […]

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  • Developing A Custom Plugin For October CMS

    Developing A Custom Plugin For October CMSDeveloping A Custom Plugin For October CMS Andriy Haydash 2019-10-08T12:30:59+02:002019-10-09T01:36:30+00:00Last year, I did some research about new CMS systems in PHP in order to find a good alternative to WordPress. Ideally, it had to be an open-source solution with a clean and modern codebase. One of them caught my […]

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  • Design Systems Are About Relationships

    Design Systems Are About RelationshipsDesign Systems Are About Relationships Ryan DeBeasi 2019-10-07T12:30:59+02:002019-10-08T01:35:20+00:00Design systems can be incredibly helpful. They provide reusable elements and guidelines for building a consistent “look and feel” across products. As a result, users can take what they learned from one product and apply it to another. Similarly, teams can roll out well-tested […]

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  • Editorial Design Patterns With CSS Grid And Named Columns

    Editorial Design Patterns With CSS Grid And Named ColumnsEditorial Design Patterns With CSS Grid And Named Columns Rachel Andrew 2019-10-04T12:30:00+02:002019-10-05T01:36:40+00:00Many websites, in particular those which display long-form content, have a fairly straightforward repeating pattern of components: a full-width area for images, a central content area, and perhaps a split view of two half-width blocks. These […]

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  • Inspired Design Decisions: Bea Feitler, An Unstoppable Creative Force

    Inspired Design Decisions: Bea Feitler, An Unstoppable Creative ForceInspired Design Decisions: Bea Feitler, An Unstoppable Creative Force Andrew Clarke 2019-10-03T14:30:59+02:002019-10-04T01:37:24+00:00Even if you didn’t study graphic design at art school, you might know a few famous names. With over a century of commercial art direction, there are plenty more names to discover. People who have done […]

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  • Text-To-Speech And Back Again With AWS (Part 2)

    Text-To-Speech And Back Again With AWS (Part 2)Text-To-Speech And Back Again With AWS (Part 2) Philip Kiely 2019-10-02T12:30:59+02:002019-10-03T01:35:42+00:00This is the second half of a series on transforming content between text and speech on AWS. In part one, we used Amazon Polly to narrate blog posts and embedded the content in a website using an audio […]

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  • How To Ensure Your Design System Helps To Achieve The Purpose Of Your Product

    How To Ensure Your Design System Helps To Achieve The Purpose Of Your ProductHow To Ensure Your Design System Helps To Achieve The Purpose Of Your Product Nick Babich 2019-10-01T15:00:59+02:002019-10-02T01:36:07+00:00(This is a sponsored post.) Design systems help product teams to approach design with a system in mind. But not all design systems are equally effective. […]

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  • SmashingConf Freiburg 2019: Videos And Photos

    SmashingConf Freiburg 2019: Videos And PhotosSmashingConf Freiburg 2019: Videos And Photos Rachel Andrew 2019-10-01T12:00:59+02:002019-10-02T01:36:07+00:00We returned to our home in Freiburg for the 2019 SmashingConf, and brought all the SmashingConf fun with us. We’ve wrapped up the event in this post, including links to the video of all of the presentations, so you can relive what […]

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