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Smashing Magazine Is Thirteen!

by Rachel Andrew

Smashing Magazine is thirteen years old! In this article, I share the stories of some of our Smashing Team. The people behind the magazine, books, and conferences.

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Overflow And Data Loss In CSS

by Rachel Andrew

In this article, Rachel Andrew explores the situations in which you might encounter overflow in your web designs and explains how CSS has evolved to create better ways to manage and design around unknown amounts of content.

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VuePress: Documentation Made Easy

by Ben Hong

One of the most overlooked aspects of creating and/or maintaining any software library is good documentation. Luckily for you, a new tool on the market is here to make it easy for you to create great documentation for your projects.

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Smashing Print #1: Ethics & Privacy

Meet our new printed magazine, exploring topics that will make us all think, and will remain useful as time passes by. Friendly, practical and approachable. Shipping now.

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Stephanie Drescher is a visual designer and front-end developer currently working on the Microsoft Edge team where she’s doing design, development, and a bit of DevRel, or as she puts it “helping to make the web awesome for all.” Stephanie’s core focus is visual and experience design, and, if you’re using Webhint, you’re already familiar with one of Stephanie’s creations: Nellie the Narwhal. The Web Push Notifications demo with its astrology theme is also a fantastic example of Stephanie’s approach to giving products a visual direction and a soul. You can find Stephanie on Twitter as @seaotta. Thank you for your contributions to the community, dear Stephanie!

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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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