Today’s Five

  • Jump Into July (2022 Desktop Wallpapers Edition)

    Starting off the new month with a little inspiration boost — that’s the motivation behind our monthly wallpapers series that we’ve been running for more then eleven years now. Every month, we invite you, our dear readers, to challenge your creative skills and submit your wallpaper designs to it. And, of course, it wasn’t any […]

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  • Smashing Podcast Episode 48 With Stephanie Eckles: Is Sass Still Relevant?

    In this episode, we ask if Sass is still relevant in 2022 and if it adds any value modern CSS workflows. Vitaly talks to expert Stephanie Eckles to find out. Show Notes Stephanie’s personal website Stephanie on Twitter Modern CSS Level-Up With Modern CSS workshop at SmashingConf Weekly Update Things I Wish I’d Known Earlier […]

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  • Demystifying The New Gatsby Framework

    After the release of Gatsby 4, the Gatsby team saw the biggest rise in signups on Gatsby Cloud. According to Gatsby co-founder Kyle Mathews: “Gatsby 4 is the most powerful version of Gatsby yet. We’ve made Gatsby 10x faster to build and deploy by opening up two new rendering modes, adding support for Parallel Query […]

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  • Voice Control Usability Considerations For Partially Visually Hidden Link Names

    Digital accessibility tends to be taught through the lens of how your experience works (or fails to work) with a screen reader. It makes sense to think that, if it works for a screen reader, it will also work for a lot of other kinds of assistive technology. However, this approach also indirectly reinforces the […]

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  • How To Test Your MVP Within 2 Weeks (Or Less)

    As both an entrepreneur and designer, I understand the ways startup founders think. Most of them start a project with visions of a perfect product in their head. However, in reality, a well-performing product will likely look way different than an initial concept. Instead of seeking perfection from the outset, beginning with a Minimum Viable […]

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