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Web Design Weekly #300

Headlines The Burden of Precision Daniel Eden has been at the forefront of design thinking for sometime and this recent piece is a must read. He goes into detail about why we should share the load and responsibility of precise, perfect designs between designers and engineers. (daneden.me) Introducing the New Firefox: Firefox Quantum It’s by far the biggest update since Firefox 1.0 launched in 2004. (blog.mozilla.org) 120+ Unique, Premium Typefaces – 31 Font Families – only $ 9 It’s time to fall into a [...]

Web Design Weekly #299

Headlines Fake designs yield real results If you are new to the industry or a keen to take your skills to the next level this post by Daniel Burka highlights some great advice to help you on your way. (gv.com) The Web began dying in 2014, here’s how André Staltz shares some deep thoughts about how the underlying dynamics of the power on the web has drastically changed due to Google, Facebook and Amazon. (staltz.com) Articles Flexbox and Grids, your layout’s best friends Eva Ferreira takes [...]

Web Design Weekly #298

Headlines Colour management and gamut A great introduction to colour management for software designers and developers. (bjango.com) HTML Web Component using Vanilla JavaScript (ayushgp.github.io) Sponsor Web Design Weekly and reach over 26,434 passionate designers and developers Articles How to structure components in React? How we structure our components has a great impact on how we maintain a system and how expandable it is. Of course it all depends on the context but thankfully we have plenty of options and we can pick and choose as Bartek [...]

Web Design Weekly #297

Headlines Sketching Interfaces A few times a year something really blows my mind in the web development space and this is one of them. High fives to the Airbnb team for pushing things forward. (airbnb.design) The React Story (stackshare.io) Articles Real-world Web Performance Budgets If you happen to work on a product that is getting big and bigger by the day and performance is becoming an issue, read this. Oh and send it to your manager. (infrequently.org) My approach to using z-index Another entertaining post by David [...]

Web Design Weekly #296

Headlines The 6-Step “Happy Path” to HTTPS Troy Hunt explains the fastest and easiest way you can get HTTPS up and running correctly. (troyhunt.com) Documenting the Web together (blogs.windows.com) The new tab page you’ll actually use Replace your web browser’s gratuitous new tab page with a clean and simple list of links, grouped and sorted how you like. Available for web, and as a Chrome extension. A Fine Start — a concise new tab page. Get it for free here » (afinestart.me) Articles Prettier + Stylelint If [...]

Web Design Weekly #295

Headlines Is this my interface or yours? John Saito shares some thoughts around interface items that belong to you. A great piece that sure does get you thinking. (medium.com) Rebuilding Slacks Website (slack.engineering) Manage projects. Bill your clients. Stay profitable. Meet Harpoon, the all-in-one financial success platform for freelancers, studios, and agencies. You decide how much money you want your business to make this year. Harpoon provides the tools you need to help achieve that goal. Try it free for 14 days! (harpoonapp.com) Articles The [...]

Web Design Weekly #294

Headlines Essential Image Optimization – an eBook An awesome eBook created by Addy Osmani that looks at the current state of image optimization and the best ways to integrate it into your workflow. A must read. (images.guide) Lessons from migrating a large codebase to React 16 (discordapp.com) Articles The 100% correct way to structure a React app Is there a “correct way”?! Well I’m not really sure but in this post David Gilbertson offers some really sound advice on making sure that the pain [...]

Web Design Weekly #293

Headlines CSS is not real programming As someone who has spent the last 6 years in CSS land, reading negative articles about CSS can be a little disheartening. Thankfully we have people like Christian Heilmann in our community to try and put those people back on the right path. (christianheilmann.com) Relicensing React, Jest, Flow, and Immutable.js (code.facebook.com) Articles 5 things CSS developers wish they knew before they started Andrés Galante shares a list of things he wish he had known at the beginning of his [...]

Web Design Weekly #292

Headlines What kind of designer are you or want to become? A nice self-checklist that can help guide you into becoming the designer you want to be. Some solid advice. (uxplanet.org) New Master’s in Communication Design at Parsons Parsons School of Design in NYC Has Launched a 1-Year Master’s for Design Professionals Focusing on Digital Product Design. Learn more! (newschool.edu) Articles Essentials for Good API Documentation A good overview of topics that is a must read for anyone starting out or keen to improve their API [...]

Web Design Weekly #291

Headlines Design tools, here’s how we can fix them Colm Tuite dives deep into what he thinks is fundamentally broken with the current design tool model, as well as hint at the direction he think we should be headed. (medium.freecodecamp.org) The CSS guide is back (campaignmonitor.com) Javascript Developer (React/Redux) Working with a team of 6 Front end developers, you will be pivotal in the company’s shift to an API-driven single page application, on an industry leading product. Putting your own stamp on a [...]