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Comparing Styling Methods In Next.js

by Adebiyi Adedotun

Among others, Next.js has dubbed itself: The React Framework for Static Websites. But just like every other framework whose goal is to help you build what matters by abstracting common, redundant tasks, you’re often required to learn something new …

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Designing For Attention

by Victor Yocco

In this article, Victor Yocco covers specific tactics with supporting research that are bound to help you design for attention.

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Smashing Magazine Is Fourteen!

by Rachel Andrew

This week we celebrate the 14th birthday of Smashing Magazine. We didn’t quite have the year that we planned though! I took a look back at some memories from this year and previous years — with the help of the team and some Smashing friends.

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