Janne Lindström

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An Introduction To Full Stack JavaScript

I’ll introduce these components piece by piece. But first, a short note on how we got to where we are today.<p>Why I Use JavaScript<p>I’ve been a Web …

Understanding the node.js event loop

The first basic thesis of node.js is that I/O is expensive:<p><p>So the largest waste with current programming technologies comes from waiting for I/O to …

Life Is Too Short For A Broken Front-End, So We Created A New Smashing Book

It’s done: our brand new <i>Smashing Book</i>, full of <b>smart, time-saving tips</b> for crafting fine websites. Neatly packed in a gorgeous hardcover, the book …

Lessons Learned From An App Graveyard

Lesson 1: Validate The Need For An App<p>Don’t stretch Apple’s catchphrase “There’s an app for that” too far — not everything has to exist as an app. A …

Using Brainwriting For Rapid Idea Generation

Brainwriting is simple. Rather than ask participants to yell out ideas (a serial process), you ask them to write down their ideas about a particular …

54 Colorful Small Icons – Introducing The Smallicons [Freebie]

Here’s what you’ll get:<p>PSD file with 32- and 64-pixel versions;<br>• Ready-to-use PNG files in 32- and 64-pixel versions (@2x sizes are also included with …

Efficiently Simplifying Navigation, Part 1: Information Architecture

• How do I best structure the content?<br>• How do I best explain the navigational choices?<br>• Which type of navigation menu is best suited to accommodate the …

Exo 2.0, A Contemporary Geometric Sans Serif Font [Freebie]

Exo 2.0 has a more organic look and increased contrast, so it performs much better at small font sizes and on long passages of text. The fatigue of …

How To Modify Admin Post Lists In WordPress

Creating A Custom Post Type<p>This process is fairly straightforward and is documented well in “The Complete Guide to Custom Post Types.” All we need is …

A Little Journey Through (Small And Big) E-Commerce Websites

Martina Sperl Martina Sperl’s website is a lovely website. The shop features polished photography of her products, with a simple navigation panel …

Up On The Wall: How Working Walls Unlock Creative Insight

This design thinking tool being as powerful as it is, it comes as no surprise that a myriad of other fields have adapted and used it for years. But …

Native Android

Native Android Development: The Tools<p>For the Android platform, the Java language is used, along with the Eclipse integrated development environment …

How To Use Data And Research To Build A Better Mobile Web

In this post, I’ll refer to specific mobile research projects I’ve conducted and build a case for audience surveys, participatory discovery sessions …

One Solution To Responsive Images

The next decision was on image sizes and aspect ratios. To get maximum control over the design, we knew we needed maximum control over the images. We …

60 Stylish Round Icons - Meet The Roundicons

<i>A couple of examples of icons without the rounded containers.</i><p><i>Various file sizes and formats make the round icons very easy to use.</i><p><i>A preview of each</i> …

How To Apply Transformations To Responsive Web Design

In this article, we will reintroduce transformations and explore their applications to mobile and responsive design. We will not only teach the old …

How To Build A CLI Tool With Node.js And PhantomJS

In your package.json file, include the following settings:<p>"preferGlobal": "true"<br>• "bin": { "name-of-command": "path-to-script.js" }<p>Add #!/usr/bin/env …

Bogobrush

The buy one, give one movement is going strong with companies like Toms and Warby Parker — now Bogobrush ($40) has entered the mix. They offer a …

Warby Parker

Oree Touch Slab

If you're getting tired of the all-brushed-aluminum motif you have going on your desk, it might be time to consider a replacement for your trackpad. …

Microsoft Windows

Powerful Workflow Tips, Tools And Tricks For Web Designers

Tips And Tricks<p>Design Workflow<p>“My Secret for Color Schemes” Erica Schoonmaker shares her trick for matching up colors and creating a nice color …