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Google Chrome will block Flash content starting next month

Chrome 53, which is on track for a September release, will be the first web browser from Google to block Flash content by default. Google has decided …

Internet Archive posted 10,000 browser-playable Amiga titles – go, play

Seriously, go. Enjoy yourself. It’s Monday. We’ll still be here when you get back. It’s bound to be a long week. The world is coming apart at the seams. Your boss won’t notice if you play a round or two of <i>Bubble Bobble</i> from the comfort of your own browser (Firefox seems to work best on my end).<p>We …

Safari in iOS 10 Offers Improved Animated GIF Viewing and Stops Noisy Autoplay Videos

In iOS 10, Apple plans to make some changes to the way videos are handled, putting a stop to irritating autoplay videos and offering improvements to animated GIFs. The changes will come in the form of updated policies for "video" elements, as outlined today by Apple software engineer Jer Noble on …

GIF Animations

Graphical User Interface as a Reflection of the Real World: Shadows and Elevation

UI design is moving towards removing any unnecessary elements to focus much more on functionality. But while functional aspect of a design is key to …

Prototyping in the Browser: Tips and Tools for Designers

You're reading Prototyping in the Browser: Tips and Tools for Designers, originally posted on Designmodo. If you've enjoyed this post, be sure to …

Prototyping

Design in the browser with CSS image effects

It used to be that the most exotic thing you could do with images in the browser was just to change the image resolution, but as computers and web …

San Francisco

The History of Web Layouts: from Renaissance to Virtual Reality

Back in 1993, the first website launched: a text-only site by developers at the European Council for Nuclear Research (of all places). It was a huge …

How to approach a responsive redesign

Building a responsive web site from scratch is all well and good, but it's another matter to take an existing site and give it a responsive web …

Web Design

Leverage WordPress Functions to Reduce HTML in your Posts

There is a debate on whether HTML classes belong in your content. As in, classes that are strictly related to the presentation of that content. …

Web Development

Hamburger Menus and Hidden Navigation Hurt UX Metrics

<b>Summary:</b> Discoverability is cut almost in half by hiding a website’s main navigation. Also, task time is longer and perceived task difficulty …

Redesign Hacker News!

The 5 areas to improve<p>The success of Hacker News had a lot less to do with design and everything to do with building a community. This is true for …

This magical gadget can scan text and tell you what the font is

Font nerds, rejoice! There's now a magical gadget that can scan fonts and colors, figure out exactly what they are, and even transfer them for use in …

Do You Have What It Takes to Succeed in User Experience?

Although design with the user in mind has probably been around for <i>3.3 million years</i> when Homo Habilis first started creating stone tools (a design …

Your next desktop upgrade should be a mechanical keyboard

I’ve spent more waking hours at a computer each day than at any other activity for the past 20 years, which means I’ve typed millions of words on keyboards by now.<p>However, it was only sometime last year that I was reminded about mechanical keyboards and how they’re better for typing than your …

Google's 'My Activity' is like your browser history on steroids

Google collects a ton of information about you. Pretty much everyone who cares about tech knows that, but now the company is looking to make it easier to control the data it has on throughout all your various devices.<p>According to Wired, you’ll soon see a prompt on Google services that, should you …

WordPress JSON REST API Version 1.0 Released

Version 1.0 of the JSON REST API plugin was released over the weekend, adding new user, revision and post meta endpoints. This release also …

New Web Trends in Designing Part 1: Data Patterns and Generative Patterns

<b>Web design trends</b> have an inclination towards evolving, maturing and improving. Of course, developers do not stay still; they are constantly coming …

Tired at work? You're probably taking a break on Facebook

It's not just you — everyone checks Facebook at work.<p>A bit more than three-quarters of all workers use social media while at work regardless of any …

Testing Websites in Game Console Browsers

More than one in eight internet users in the UK, US, and France—and nearly one in four American teens—uses a game console to get online, according to …

Web Design

10 brilliant examples of responsive design in ecommerce

One common question I get on a regular basis is "what are good examples of responsive design and e-commerce?" This post is a good round-up of some …

eCommerce

SiteSee is a curated gallery of beautiful web design

Gone are the days where websites look like a bad acid trip.<p>Despite the ebb and flow of design trends, one thing is certain: In 2016, it’s just as important for websites to have great functionality as it is to have great looks.<p>If you’re an admirer of beautiful websites, we have the perfect …

Craft for Sketch redesign adds JSON calls for designers

InVision is making a few changes to its Craft suite of plugins for Sketch that could have designers working more like developers.<p>Specifically, a new ‘Data’ plugin for Craft will let designers access JSON info from public APIs including text and photos. It also gathers a few existing plugins — text …

Apps

Introducing Data—New from Craft

When will responsive websites respond to user context?

<b>Terms like “mobile first” and “responsive web design” sound dynamic and user-centric, but the reality is most mobile-first responsive websites are</b> …

Free SSL For Any WordPress Website

If you have an e-commerce website, then SSL is mandatory for safely processing credit cards. But even if you aren’t processing payments, you should …

In defense of the Uber-ization of everything

Sameer Patel Contributor<p>Sameer Patel leads products and go-to-market for SAP SuccessFactors' Communities and Collaboration business.<p>I recently posted on Facebook a short rant about digital transformation for established enterprises. The skinny is that there are endless amounts of <i>why</i> and barely no …

How Google's new input tool will finally help me digitally communicate with my mother

I moved to America from Thailand when I was 9 years old – old enough to have learned how to read, speak, and write basic Thai words but not advanced enough to write a professional cover letter or blog post.<p>It’s somewhat of a difficult language – Thai has 44 consonants, 15 vowel characters, …

3 chatbots to help you find your next job

Amid all the hype about chatbots and talk of a tech bubble, more and more companies have started building bots that are meant for business use.<p>But what about people who are looking for work? Countering fears that bots are replacing humans in the workforce, a few young startups have come up with …

Chatbots

Web Share API Explained

<b>Written</b>: 2016-05-30, <b>Updated</b>: 2017-07-04<p><b>Web Share</b> is a proposed web API to enable a site to share data (text, URLs, images, etc) to an arbitrary …

The new Google Fonts database is a design geek's paradise

Typography for the soul<p>Google Fonts has been an invaluable web resource since the search giant launched the database in 2010. The goal has been to create a bank of open-source fonts and match it with underlying engineering to enable those fonts to work quickly and efficiently across millions of …