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WWDC 2018 Diary Of An iOS Developer

by Lou Franco

Since 1987, the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) has been taking place annually and keeping iOS developers on their toes. Lou Franco attended this year’s event and shares his notes and references in case you missed out.

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How To Turn Your Users Into Advocates

by Nick Babich

To succeed in the modern market, companies need to do more than produce an excellent product or provide reliable service: They need to turn their faithful users into advocates. Let’s find out how.

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SmashingConf Toronto 2018

Live sessions exploring how experts design, build, debug and think. With Dan Mall, Lea Verou, Sara Soueidan, Seb Lee-Delisle etc. A different kind of conference. It doesn’t get more practical than that.

Explore all speakers and topics → Welcome SmashingConf #noslides, a brand new conference in Toronto, full of <strong>interactive live sessions</strong>, showing how web designers design and how web developers build — including setup, workflow, design thinking, naming conventions and everything in-between.

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Person Of The Week

The person of the week this week is Miriam Suzanne who has been writing tutorials, teaching and contributing to open source for 15 years. She is the creator of Susy and Accoutrement, a suite of Sass tools for managing design systems, and staff writer for CSS Tricks. Thanks for your contributions, Miriam!

Jonas Ohlsson Aden

Consent-First Analytics

With everyone talking about GDPR, a small webpage library might come in handy: Yett controls and blocks the execution of third-party scripts to provide GDPR -compliant, consent-first analytics.

Jess Eddy

UI Goodies

Whether it’s accessibility, animation, color, design systems, frameworks or icons, UI Goodies collects useful UI resources in one directory.

Ana Travas


Animista is a place where you can play around with pre-made CSS animations and tweak them before actually using them. A great way to see how different easing, delay, duration, and other options affect the animation.

Espen Henriksen

Accessible SVGs

How can you make SVGs accessible? Tor Martin Storsletten, Tom Widerøe and Lotte Johansen gave some great tips at this year’s Web Rebels Conference.

Lin Clark


Protecting the privacy of your users is crucial. Lin Clark created a little cartoon intro to explain how DNS over HTTPS helps you do just that.

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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