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Web Development Reading List #164: Enjoy The End Of 2016, It Wasn't The Worst

Welcome to the last reading list of the year. I’m happy to still have you as a reader and very grateful to all the people who value and support my work. I hope you’ll be on vacation for the upcoming days or can relax a bit from your daily work. Remind to take care of yourself, and see you next year! New year’s resolutions — you know it, they’re hard to reach. Find out why it’s easier to use recurring systems instead of setting goals. As James Clear explains, “It all comes down to the difference between goals and systems.

Welcome to the last reading list of the year. I’m happy to still have you as a reader and very grateful to all the people who value and support my work. I hope you’ll be on vacation for the upcoming days or can relax a bit from your daily work. Remind to take care of yourself, and see you next year!

Further Reading on SmashingMag:

Concept & Design

Security

Web Performance

Animation In Design Systems By Sarah Drasner
A preview of an animation flow on mobile. (Image credit)

CSS/Sass

Work & Life

Forget About Setting Goals. Focus on This Instead.
Having a system is what matters. Committing to the process is what makes the difference. (Image credit)

Going Beyond…

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— Anselm