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19
Jun

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

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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 XD Manuela Langella 2018-06-19T15:45:38+02:00 2018-06-20T09:58:25+00:00 Before 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 XD and how to implement some graphics from Photoshop just by using libraries. But first, what exactly is a wireframe? A wireframe is a visual representation of your project’s structure. It defines […]

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18
Jun

BEM For Beginners: Why You Need BEM

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BEM For Beginners: Why You Need BEM BEM For Beginners: Why You Need BEM Inna Belaya 2018-06-18T14:00:51+02:00 2018-06-19T08:41:16+00:00 BEM 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 puts additional boundaries on their project and makes your project overloaded, cumbersome, and slow. We’ll be collecting all of the main aspects of BEM in a condensed form. This article helps you […]

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15
Jun

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

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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 Notifications Anselm Hannemann 2018-06-15T12:32:58+02:00 2018-06-15T10:44:10+00:00 We 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 this over and over again. Coming from a time where we uploaded websites via FTP and had no git or anything comparable, now living in a time where we have a build […]

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14
Jun

Smashing Book 6 Excerpt: Bringing Personality Back To The Web

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Smashing Book 6 Excerpt: Bringing Personality Back To The Web Smashing Book 6 Excerpt: Bringing Personality Back To The Web Vitaly Friedman 2018-06-14T14:40:27+02:00 2018-06-15T10:44:10+00:00 Generic 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 reason, though. Every single landing page seems to be a twin of pretty much every other web page. In the header, a compelling hero image with a short main heading is followed […]

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14
Jun

WWDC 2018 Diary Of An iOS Developer

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WWDC 2018 Diary Of An iOS Developer WWDC 2018 Diary Of An iOS Developer Lou Franco 2018-06-14T13:45:32+02:00 2018-06-15T10:44:10+00:00 The 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 summer mood and looking forward to the renewal that summer and WWDC promise. WWDC (Image source) (Large preview) It’s the morning of June 4th, and I’m reviewing my notes from WWDC 2017. […]

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13
Jun

Meet Smashing Book 6: New Frontiers In Web Design

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Meet Smashing Book 6: New Frontiers In Web Design Meet Smashing Book 6: New Frontiers In Web Design Vitaly Friedman 2018-06-13T12:00:09+02:00 2018-06-14T09:54:38+00:00 It is about time to finally make sense of all the front-end and UX madness, isn’t it? 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 direction. And you can add your name into the book, too. About the book ↓. Smashing Book 6 is dedicated to the challenges and headaches […]

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12
Jun

Improving extension transparency for users

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We strive to ensure choice and transparency for all Chrome users as they browse the web. Part of this choice is the ability to use the hundreds of thousands of extensions available in the Chrome Web Store to customize the browsing experience in useful and productivity-boosting ways. However, we continue to receive large volumes of complaints from users about unwanted extensions causing their Chrome experience to change unexpectedly — and the majority of these complaints are attributed to confusing or deceptive uses of inline installation on websites. As we’ve attempted […]

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12
Jun

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

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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 Redis Dhimil Gosalia 2018-06-12T15:30:58+02:00 2018-06-13T10:47:02+00:00 Today’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 words, is the new hero. This applies to software developers as well — arguably some of the most impatient people! Before diving into BrowserStack’s story, it would be remiss of me not […]

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12
Jun

How To Turn Your Users Into Advocates

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How To Turn Your Users Into Advocates How To Turn Your Users Into Advocates Nick Babich 2018-06-12T12:15:44+02:00 2018-06-12T11:07:28+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 only on acquiring new customers — they allocate enormous marketing budgets trying to strengthen their customer base. But acquiring new customers only becomes harder and more expensive. According to the 2017 Digital […]

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11
Jun

Once Upon A Time: Using Story Structure For Better Engagement

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Once Upon A Time: Using Story Structure For Better Engagement Once Upon A Time: Using Story Structure For Better Engagement John Rhea 2018-06-11T14:00:52+02:00 2018-06-12T11:07:28+00:00 Stories 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 rhythms and structures can help us enrich and enhance the user experience. In his seminal work Hero With A Thousand Faces, Joseph Campbell identified a structure that rings true across a wide […]

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