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A Comprehensive Guide To UI Design

(This is a sponsored article.) With the big picture established — mapping user journeys and defining your design’s look and feel — my fifth article …

UI Design

Rezepte für Webentwickler: Deine erste PWA mit dem Service Worker Cookbook

PWA, Progressive Web Apps, setzen sich nur dann als Standard gegen die nativen Mobil-Apps durch, wenn sie möglichst breite Unterstützung finden. …

Introducing Web Payments: Easier Online Purchases With The Payment Request API

Buying things online can be a frustrating process, especially on mobile. Even if the pages are well designed, there’s a lot of information required: …

Web Design

Usage

<b>Isolated React component development environment with a living style guide</b><p>React Styleguidist is a component development environment with hot reloaded …

Google Fonts

39 logo fonts everyone should know

Typography can make or break the design of a logo. The right logo font can amplify the impact of your logo (and brand), while the wrong font could be …

Typography

Developers share insights on designing for Facebook Instant Games

With almost two billion monthly users, the appeal of Facebook as a platform for game development is obvious.<p>But Facebook Instant Games is a bit of an …

Game Development

Creating Usability with Motion: The UX in Motion Manifesto

The following manifesto represents my answer to the question — “As a UX or UI, designer, how do I know when and where to implement motion to support …

UX Design

Popular Web Animation Techniques

Functional and delightful, animation is one of the staples of modern web design. Details of interaction design is what makes a fundamental difference …

20 Gorgeous Free Geometric Fonts to Download

The fonts collected here are designed using the geometric shapes. Their smooth clean lines and perfectly rounded angles create a sense of …

15 Free Fonts from Behance

One of the best things about being a designer/artist/maker/etc. is sharing your work with the people around you. And the people the next state over. …

Typography

Seriously, Don’t Use Icon Fonts

Icons are everywhere. These “little miracle workers” (as John Hicks described them) help us reinforce meaning in the interfaces we design and build. …

Web Development

How to animate "box-shadow" with silky smooth performance

How do you animate the box-shadow property in CSS without causing re-paints on every frame, and heavily impacting the performance of your page? Short …

InterAct

How Apple Is Giving Design A Bad Name

For years, Apple followed user-centered design principles. Then something went wrong.<p>Once upon a time, Apple was known for designing easy-to-use, easy-to-understand products. It was a champion of the graphical user interface, where it is always possible to discover what actions are possible, …

Computer Science

Interview: Adobe's Andrew Shorten discusses Project Comet

The big news at this year’s Adobe MAX conference was the announcement of Project Comet, Adobe’s new UX design tool. With just a few months until we …

Web Design

Complete Beginner's Guide to Interaction Design

Interaction design has its origins in web and graphic design, but has grown into a realm of its own. Far from merely working with text and pictures, …

UX Design

3 Ways to Prevent Your Web Design from Becoming "Generic" — SitePoint

From time to time, we might find ourselves overworked. Perhaps there’s one month (or several) in the year where clients are snowballing left, right …

System shock

A story of a 25-year-old font coming back with a vengeance<p>Recently our design team here at Medium performed an experiment. As part of our typography …

Typography

Cards! Cards Everywhere! Are Cards in Web Design the Future?

As a web designer, you probably find yourself in one of two camps:<p>You’re either <i>loving it</i> that cards are becoming more and more significant as a …

UI Design

Why Static Website Generators Are The Next Big Thing

At StaticGen, our open-source directory of <b>static website generators</b>, we’ve kept track of more than a hundred generators for more than a year now, and …

Web Design

Adobe CC Visual Keyboard Shortcut Webapp

Learning to use the Adobe creative suite can be a grueling task. It requires a lot of practice(and failure) to achieve any semblance of …

Tutorials

How to Create Perfect White Space in Web/UI Design

Web UI design is built upon many common repeatable patterns and best practices, but not many “carved in stone” rules. Design is an art form, and as …

UI Design

Is Material Design killing the Web?

Material Design is the “it” phrase that many designers are talking about right now. The concept, which was developed by Google for Android devices …

The Most Popular Google Fonts

Even though not the first (and in my opinion, not the best web font provider) it’s hard to argue against Google Fonts having a tremendous impact on …

Typography

How to use Kaizen thinking to design better

Aim for continuous improvement.<p>I took a short trip to Barcelona recently, and whilst that is of no significance to this post, it did give me time to</i> …

Self-improvement

Making Learning Easy by Design

How Google’s Primer team approached UX<p>How can design make learning feel like less of a chore?<p>It’s not as easy as it sounds. Flat out, people usually …

Digital Marketing

“Tomato” versus “#FF6347”—the tragicomic history of CSS color names | Ars Technica

Inspiration runs the gamut for colors like “lemon chiffon" and "rebecca purple."<p>The “Named Colors” section of the CSS Color Module Level 4—the latest …

List-Worthy

Understanding the Bower Package Manager

Since it was developed, Bower has remained a core tool for web engineers all over the world. Along with GruntJS, Bower is another marquee name in the …

JavaScript

Introduction · Front-end Developer Handbook 2016