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Ever wondered how achieve styling of empty grid cells without adding redundant empty elements? Well, CSS Generated Content can help you do just that.
React and D3.js are great tools to help us deal with the DOM and its challenges. They can surely work together, and we are empowered to choose where to draw the line between them.
(This article is kindly sponsored by Adobe.) When designing your user interface, it helps to have a system in place. This guide will help you find a solid UI approach that will stand the test of time.
Planning is essential for most businesses and organizations. Unfortunately, when it comes to websites there is often a failure to plan properly or at all. This guide aims to change that.
How would you design a responsive car configurator? How would you deal with accessibility, navigation, real-time previews, interaction and performance? Let’s figure it out. This article dives deep into the dos and don’ts of designing a …
The recent Global Diversity CFP Day aimed to help more people submit their ideas to conferences and get into public speaking. In this article, Rachel Andrew rounds up some of the best takeaways along with other useful resources for new speakers.
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There are a lot of Sketch Plugins out there. But which ones really help to make your workflow more efficient? Ryan Stephen considers himself a geek when it comes to plugins and add-ons. Now he shares the Sketch plugins he can’t live without. A lot of useful tips.
Validating the usability of a user interface is relatively easy. But how can we truly test the quality of a visual design and the aesthetic preference of users? How can we test whether they approve of a visual design? Marko Dugonjic shares scientific methods that help you find out.
When Andrey Salomatin moved into a product role after being an engineer for two years, things felt confusing and messy. Too many parties involved, too many projects to juggle. One year later, he feels much more comfortable in his new role, and maybe the principles he used will help you, too.
Data is a representation of real life, but it’s also an abstraction, and as such, there’ll always be uncertainty in the numbers. How should you deal with this fact? Nathan Yau shares visualization options for the uncertainties in your data — each with its pros, cons, and examples.
You need to convert video frames to GIF? Then give Gifski a try. It uses pngquant’s fancy features for efficient cross-frame palettes and temporal dithering. The result are crisp and clear GIFs that use thousands of colors per frame.
Thanks to CSS, the possibilities for typesetting on the web are huge, also when it comes to non-Latin writing systems. In her recent JSConf Asia talk, Huijing Chen dives deep into Eastern typography and how it can inspire.