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The rise of Patreon – the website that makes Jordan Peterson $80k a month

In five years, online membership service Patreon has attracted two million patrons supporting 100,000 ‘creators’ to the tune of $350m – including nearly $1m a year for rightwing psychologist Jordan Peterson. So what’s the secret of its success?<p>The internet has transformed creative industries. …

Jordan Peterson

The bluffer’s guide to Japanese sake – everything you need to know about the alcoholic drink

<b>Sake, Japanese rice wine, is an alcoholic beverage made from rice and water that’s brewed like beer; it’s not a spirit or an actual wine.</b><p>Its flavour …

Making The Transition From After Effects To CSS Transitions And Keyframes

Websites are looking more and more like mobile apps. Users are also increasingly expecting a more app-like experience. From push notifications to …

Web Design

A 5-minute Intro to Styled Components

CSS is weird. You can learn the basics of it in 15 minutes. But it can take years before you figure out a good way to organize your styles.<p>Part of …

5 Apps Airlines Don’t Want You to Know About

<b>1. Momondo</b><p>Momondo has this cool and unique way of presenting flight fares to the users. They split up the fares into useful little categories such as …

My journey to becoming a web developer from scratch without a CS degree (and what I learned from it)

First, let me introduce myself. My name is Sergei Garcia, and I’m a full-time front end developer with 2 years experience. In that time, I’ve worked …

The Illusion Of Life: An SVG Animation Case Study

With flat design becoming the ever visible trend of 2016, it’s clear why there’s been a resurgence in SVG usage. The benefits are many: …

Web Design

5 Psychological Concepts Web Designers Should Use to Maximize Conversions

In order to create web pages that actually make a difference in terms of conversion, web designers need to understand how their designs can motivate …

3 Speeds of Mobile Interactions

A driving license for designers<p>I was obsessed with drawing as a kid, so choosing to major in design was easy. You can imagine the relief my parents …

10 Guidelines For Using Material Design Wisely

Material design has become more of a buzzword recently. While the elements of material design have supported many beautifully-designed and …

Material Design

UI in Action. 15 Animated Design Concepts of Mobile UI.

Animation in UI is a tool of great power breathing life into the process of interaction. It helps user to get fast feedback, provides opportunities …

Apple’s new design style in iOS 10 is a statement on accessibility

When iOS 7 was first previewed to the public at WWDC 2013, it seemed Apple was obsessed with extending its devices’ thinness to its software. Fonts …

Apps

7 UX Design Trends : That Will Rule The Roost in 2016

Great “User Experience” isn’t a rocket science to understand and implement. As users’ expectations for a seamless, simple experience continue to …

UI Design

The Developer's UX Checklist

June 13, 2016There seems to exist a stark distinction between developers and UXers nowadays: you are either a developer or a UX practitioner, right? …

UX Design

Food for Thought. 10 Tasty UI Concepts for Eating and Cooking.

Many decades ago famous writer George Bernard Shaw, known for his sharp tongue and sparkling sence of humor, said: “There is no love sincerer than …

UI Design

The UX of Hiring for UX Positions

By Dan Maccarone & Sarah Doody<p>“If I were to just see you blind, I’d think ‘Cute kid, next.’”<p>That’s how Emily Rees, Director of Talent at The Stem, …

Making your JavaScript Pure

Once your website or application goes past a small number of lines, it will inevitably contain bugs of some sort. This isn’t specific to JavaScript …

JavaScript

Reusable components using Angular’s Directives

Introduction<p>Angular is a client-side JavaScript framework for writing dynamic web applications. It's built and maintained by Google. We can choose …

What UX designers can learn from 1990s Japanese video games

Benjamin Brandall Contributor<p>Benjamin Brandall is a content crafter for Process Street.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>Why it’s so easy to ignore your to-do list app but get distracted by Twitter<br>• Astonishment, Expectations And Reality In User Experience<p>I’m writing this from a slightly saddened …

3 Secrets of the Best Designed Websites in the World

Are there any secrets we can learn from the best designed websites in the world? Yes. In this article, you will learn about three main practices you …

The 14 Most Popular CSS Links of 2016 So Far

We’ve taken a look through all the stats for the 20 issues of HTML5 Weekly (our front-end development newsletter) published so far in 2016 and have …

UX Reality Check: 14 Hard Truths About Users

It can be hard for designers to take a step back and look at an app or website through users’ eyes. Here’s where to start.<p>After any amount of time in the design industry, you’ll most certainly hear someone refer to users as “dumb.” People talk about having to “dumb down” interfaces, design for “the …

First Prototyping

Those <b>simple systems that we’re used to</b>, however, can provide a key to designing for more complex spaces. As systems theorist John Gall puts it, “A …

JavaScript Promises: Plain and Simple

If you've ever seen anything that looks like this:<p>then you're already one step closer to understanding promises. If you haven't, fear not, we'll be …

What Is JavaScript?

If you're curious about getting into JavaScript but aren't sure where to start, then perhaps this primer will help set you in the right direction.

JavaScript

Learn how to animate Scalable Vector Graphics

Scaleable Vector Graphics (SVGs) are now fully supported in most well-known browsers, going a few versions back. We've seen SVGs go from experimental …

The Mobile Revolution: Reconstructing Familiar Interactions

May 2, 2016On a recent trip to Boston, I wanted to check my phone to learn more about the tornadoes that were happening in Dallas (I figured I could …

Weather

Introducing the User-Centered Design Canvas

April 29, 2016I’d like to tell you a little story, a story about how a problem I faced inspired me to create a simple UX design tool. For the last …

UX Design

The Most Useful Free eBooks for Web Developers.

This is a collection of free ebooks for front-end developers about JavaScript, ES6, NodeJS, CSS3 and HTML5.<p>In this observation, we compared nearly …