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Visual Studio Live Share Can Do That?

by Burke Holland

Collaborating on office documents is a solved problem. Collaborating on code is still a pretty difficult thing to do. That’s because sharing just code isn’t enough. In order to really collaborate, a developer needs to be able to share their whole …

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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.

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Hui Jing Chen (@hj_chen) is a self-taught designer, developer, author, and speaker based in Singapore. She’s passionate about CSS and reducing lines of code in her web projects makes her extremely happy. Hui Jing used to play basketball professionally — in fact, she launched her web career during downtime between training sessions. She’s also the co-organizer of Talk.CSS, a meetup around all things CSS. Thank you for your contributions, dear Hui Jing!

Lyft Design Team


A handy accessibility tool: The Lyft design team is open-sourcing ColorBox, the color algorithm they used to create their accessible color system.

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What Has Focus?

Scott Vinkle built a bookmarklet that helps determine which element currently has focus by logging it to the JavaScript console. Great for debugging accessibility issues.

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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