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Attracting Users To Evaluate Your Product

by Joe Leech

Do you know what a froto is? Do you know how you can get users to evaluate your product? This first part of an upcoming series will help you in understanding and mapping the problems users have and which solutions they need.

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SmashingConf New York 2018

The hunt for shiny front-end & UX treasures has begun! Performance, PWA, Vue.js, Webpack to Design Workflow, DesignOps and Variable Fonts. With Monica Dinculescu, Dan Mall, Jason Grigsby, Sara Soueidan and many others.

Explore all speakers and topics → Welcome SmashingConf New York 2018, with everything on Performance, PWA, Vue.js, Webpack to Design Workflow, DesignOps and Variable Fonts.

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Harry Brignull, the person of the week

Person Of The Week

Holding a PhD in Cognitive Science, Harry Brignull is a user experience and user research specialist who has consulted for companies like Smart Pension, Spotify, Clearleft, The Guardian, Vodafone, and many others. He’s best known for coining the term ‘Dark Patterns’ and for running darkpatterns.org to spread awareness and discourage designers to use deceptive user interfaces. Harry blogs at 90 Percent of Everything and tweets as @harrybr. Thanks for sharing and caring, dear Harry! Your contributions matter.

Shashank Sahay

Data Visualization Tips

Shashank Sahay compiled a step-by-step overview for getting better at data visualization. Part 1 covers bar charts, 3D charts, and clusters. Part 2 focuses on heatmaps and butterfly charts.

Dudley Storey

Styling Visited Links With SVG

The default possibilities to style visited links are quite limited. But there are workarounds. Dudley Storey created a Codepen that shows how to fill in the color of an SVG icon on :visited.

Design Systems

Is your pattern library up to date today? Alla Kholmatova has just finished a fully fledged book on Design Systems and how to get them right. With common traps, gotchas and the lessons she learned. Hardcover, eBook. Just sayin'.

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