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Flexible typography with CSS locks

In early 2012, I shared a formula for “molten leading”, or fluid line spacing. Experienced typographers know that long lines of text need more line …

Web Development

How to Write Better CSS with Performance in Mind

<b>Editor’s note:</b> This article is part of our Code Optimization series, where we take a look at how to optimize coding for better efficiency in a bid to …

Web Development

How to Use

#okayNav jQuery Plugin<p>You know how navigations have only a desktop and a mobile state, right? I thought, "this might cost people money because it …

Web Development

Automating CSS Regression Testing

<i>The following is a guest post by Garris Shipon. We've touched on the four types of CSS testing here before. Regression testing is the hardest. It's</i> …

Web Development

Do This 52 Week Photography Challenge to Improve Your Skills in 2016

If you’re looking to get better at photography in 2016, one great option is to do a 52-week photography challenge that forces you to complete regular …

Photography

Responsive Design: Why and how we ditched the good old select element

How rethinking the way users make complex selections across devices completely changed our design.<p>We’ve all seen this and know what it does:<p>It’s the …

UI Design

19 Photos of Paris Proving There Is No Bad Angle in the 'City of Light'

There's a lot to see in Paris, and every single sight is photo-worthy.<p>If you weren't already craving a Parisian getaway, that's all about to change. …

France

This Gorgeous Film Shows Photographers In Front of a Rising Supermoon

This past weekend, the day before the supermoon lunar eclipse, photographer Mark Gee decided to take advantage of the extra large moon his own way. …

17 places we wish we could be on World Tourism Day

NOW THAT IT’S SEPTEMBER, school is ramping up, and the last days of summer are all-but behind us, we can’t help but already miss the carefree sunny …

Taj Mahal

Stupid things founders say about UX

<i>Yaniv Tross is the CEO of Tross Creative House, a creative agency for tech, based in Tel Aviv, Israel.</i><p>User experience (UX) meetings are usually pretty passionate affairs. That’s not surprising when your dear product is being challenged inside and out.<p>It’s like that friend who points out flaws in …

Goodbye Sublime, hello Brackets!

Earlier last week, Adobe launched v1.0 of their new lightweight open source modern text editor, Brackets, for web designers and developers.The post …

How to Have an Impressive Web Design

While it is true that some people maintain a website just to share to other individuals their passion and talents, it can’t be denied that websites …

UI Design

13 Exercises for Photographers That Can Help Jump-Start Creativity

Like the world’s tidal waters, photographic creativity ebbs and flows for many of us. Sometimes creativity can use a jump-start, an artificial method …

How To Prepare For The Entrepreneur Life You Want

One of the simplest questions I get from aspiring entrepreneurs, and ironically one of the hardest, is “How do I start?” I want to tell them to just start anywhere, but I realize that most have no idea where anywhere is. They just aren’t prepared for the life they want, and are really asking me how …

Entrepreneurship

4 tips to make any team agile

The goal of agile programming is to provide early and continuous delivery of valuable software. But it’s not so easy to implement methodologies that can deliver on the agile promise, and the blame typically lands on people: they’re just not the tech elite.<p>Agile is an iterative software development …

Everything you wanted to know about JavaScript scope

Tagged in JavaScript • Dec 29, 2013 • 13 mins read • by Todd Motto<p>The JavaScript language has a few concepts of “scope”, none of …

JavaScript

Writing - Style - Material Design

Tone<p>An arrow that points down when collapsed and points up when expanded.<p>Be friendly, respectful, and focus on the user<p>Your app’s text should …

JQuery HTML5 placeholder fix

<b>I’ve revisited this post here – Revisiting HTML5 placeholder fixes I recommend you check that update out.</b><p>One of the nifty new features of HTML5 is …

jQuery

How to Write Your Life

Every life has drama: joy, loss, surprise, knowledge, conflict, wisdom -- the stuff of a memoir. Writing yours can be a treasured gift to your children and grandchildren because it tells them something eloquent about who you are and who they are. It can also be a gift to yourself by providing the …

Creative Writing

A Complete Guide to SVG Fallbacks | CSS-Tricks

By Amelia Bellamy-Royds On May 4, 2015 SVG<p><i>The following is a guest post by Amelia Bellamy-Royds and me. Amelia and I recently presented at the same</i> …

Web Development

The At-Rules of CSS | CSS-Tricks

By Geoff Graham On May 12, 2015<p>The at-rule is a statement that provides CSS with instructions to perform or how to behave. Each statement begins with …

Web Development

10 books that will change how you think forever

<i>Caitlin is Editor in Chief at Page19 and frequently writes about marketing, communications, and creativity. An edited version of this post originally appeared on Blinkist.</i><p>Sometimes it’s a lecture. Sometimes it’s a particular teacher’s words. Sometimes it’s a lesson from a parent or a friend, or …

Self-improvement

How Your Camera Gets in the Way of Creating Great Photos

I am the kind of person who loves nothing more than to read a new camera manual back to front. When the Canon 5d MK3 came out the manual was over 200 …

Our Children Took Us to Italy...

Recently, my family and I undertook a do-it-ourselves Grand Tour that had been planned entirely by the children. My husband and I were along for the drive. And to pay.<p>Our objective was to explore some of the important sights in the history of Western Civilization in the company of our kids before …

Italy

Top 10 highlights of San Francisco

You may think you know San Francisco from social media (Twitter, Instagram, YouTube and Pinterest all began here, after all) but for the real thing – the mouth-watering cuisine, ear-tingling performances and truly joyous celebrations of individuality – you have to be here. But where do you start …

San Francisco

10 Underrated National Parks In America

<i>By Caitlin Morton, Condé Nast Traveler</i><p>Looking for the beauty of Yosemite and Yellowstone without the crowds? These under-the-radar American parks deserve a spot on your bucket list.<p><b>1. North Cascades National Park, Washington</b><p>© Terry Donnelly / Alamy<p>If you want to see glaciers and temperate …

National Parks

European Destinations You Probably Didn't Know You Could Cruise To

<i>The Baltic is one of the most underappreciated destinations in cruising. - Photo by iStock / Thinkstock</i><p>The Baltic region is a wonderland that blends the Old World and the strikingly modern. Here, our recommendations for the top 10 shore excursions in the area:<p><b>1. Tivoli Gardens</b><p><b>Port: Copenhagen,</b> …

European Travel

Now Is The Best Time To Visit Europe. Here's Where To Go.

If continents were dogs, Europe would win Best in Show. The landmass is a seemingly perfect combination of pristine beaches, charming villages, historic cities and stunning nature. There's so much to see that planning a trip can be overwhelming... mostly because it's overwhelmingly expensive.<p>But …

Flying

Always Upload In the Correct Size With This Handy Social Media Cheat Sheet…

Facebook, Pinterest, Youtube…trying to keep image sizes straight between all of the various social networks that we each participate in on a daily …

Handy