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Designing A Textbox, Unabridged

by Shane Hudson

Building websites is hard. Let’s explore the creation of a component from start to finish, in the context of an exaggerated reality where projects aren’t flawless.

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Preparing Your App For iOS 12 Notifications

by Kaya Thomas

With the launch of iOS 12, there are several new notification features such as new authorization options, dynamic quick actions and user interaction within notifications. Learn more about how to implement these features and if they are right for your …

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Take A New Look At CSS Shapes

by Rachel Andrew

In this article, we take a look at CSS Shapes and how to create non-rectangular shapes using images, gradients, and basic shapes. We also discover how the new tools in Firefox make editing shapes easier.

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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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Erika Hall, the person of the week

Person Of The Week

Erika Hall is co-founder and Director of Strategy at the digital agency Mule. Having worked on the web since the late 20th century, she is passionate about evidence-based design and strong language. She also advocates for these topics in her books Conversational Design and Just Enough Research which she published together with A Book Apart. You can find Erika on Twitter as @mulegirl. Thank you for sharing and caring, dear Erika!

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Inter UI

The typeface Inter UI is specially designed for user interfaces with a focus on high legibility of small and medium-sized text on screens.

Design Systems

Meet Design Systems, a recent Smashing book in which Alla Kholmatova explores how to set up an effective design system to create great digital products. With common traps, gotchas and lessons learned.

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