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CRAFT: Create React App From Template

If you’ve ever used create-react-app and wished you could customize the code it generates, read on.<p>If you’ve never used create-react-app, start …

Facebook brings GPU-powered machine learning to Python

Facebook's AI research team has released a Python package for GPU-accelerated deep neural network programming that can complement or partly replace …

Machine Learning

What Everyone Should Know About The Process of Designing Apps

<i>by</i> <i>Michael Flarup</i><p>I realised something the other day: I’ve been designing apps for nine years now! So much has changed since the early days and, it …

What does artificial intelligence mean for the creative mind?

Assistive and smart technologies can lead to a whole new world of creative possibilities and greater understanding of consumers<p>Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) have huge potential to drive a new generation of creative brand experiences. They are at the forefront of a powerful …

Artificial Intelligence

This startup you've never heard of is an expert at predicting what you want to do next

The B2B startup specializes in making apps talk to each other, and it has booked big-name clients like Uber, FourSquare, and Airbnb.<p>The key to Button is linking your intent with what comes next.<p>"Let's say you go to FourSquare and open up a venue," says CEO Mike Jaconi. "We understand that not only …

Apps

Objects vs. Data Structures

In the world of Java development, there are objects and there are Objects. The former is more important.<p>Confused yet?<p>Object-oriented programming …

In Defense of JavaScript (the Hard Way)

JavaScript can teach you programming as well as most any other language, but be wary.<p>Thanks to some thoughtful reader feedback, I've realized that my piece a couple of weeks ago about learning code "the hard way" is missing something important: why JavaScript doesn't fit among "hard way" languages …

JavaScript

This programmer made a hilarious ‘Volkswagen’ tool to help bad code pass quality tests

"Your primary objective is to ship more code to the world. No need to be slowed down by regressions or new bugs that happen during development," writes VW Phpunit author and French PHP programmer Hugues Maignol on the project's GitHub page.<p>Basically, VW Phpunit is an extension for PHPUnit, a …

Software Development

The 10 coolest things happening with augmented reality right now

CEO Mark Zuckerberg confirmed that Facebook was exploring augmented reality at Vanity Fair's New Establishment City Summit this week in San Francisco, TechCrunch reported.<p>"Yeah," he immediately replied when asked if augmented reality was a possibility, following up that "it's a bit farther …

Augmented Reality

The Difference Between Responsive and Adaptive Design

This is a question that comes up more regularly than you might expect. We see it pop up in the CSS-Tricks forums from time-to-time. It's also a …

Web Design

License Plate Tracking Has Gone Open-Source

OpenALPR makes it all so, so easy.<p>Computer vision-assisted license plate reading seems to be a favorite spectre of a certain sort of privacy worrier, at least anecdotally speaking. Something to do with its potential for tracking and profiling an activity that seems to make Americans in particular …

License Plates

Programming Trends To Look For This Year

Martin Puryear Contributor<p>Martin Puryear is head of curriculum and technology at Coding Dojo, a 14-week coding bootcamp that teaches full-stack development.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>2016’s top programming trends<p>There has never been a more exciting time for technologists and developers …

Programming

The [real] problem with JavaScript

On Monday I came across this post:<p><b>The Sad State of Web Development</b><i><br>Random thoughts on web development</i>medium.com<p>Despite the fact that the article feels …

How Storytelling Improves User Experience

To say that the digital world has provided us with access to a great deal of information is an understatement. Admit it, our lives revolve around …

UX Design

Lumus wants its display optics in future smart glasses

You might have never heard of Lumus, but it's likely that the companies making the smart glasses of the future will. You see, Lumus is a display optics company that has traditionally made its tech for combat aviation, but has recently branched out into the nascent world of augmented reality. Last …

Why Content Reigns Supreme In UX Design

Lorem ipsum dolor son of a…<p>It’s been nearly 20 years since Bill Gates declared that “content is king.”<p>His original 1996 article reads like a manifesto, calling for sites to deliver quality and entertaining content to their customers, explaining why content-providers must be compensated, and making …

UI Design

Source Announcement

November 17, 2015<p>✨ Announcement ✨ 100% of Plotly's JavaScript charting library is now free and open-source.https://t.co/5bneDRdV98 …

18 Examples of SVG With Awesome Effects

SVG is much more powerful than other image formats we can use on the web as we can manipulate them with code (either in our text editor or with CSS / …

Get Faster at Responsive UI Design

Mobile devices like Apple’s latest iPad Pro was released with a larger screen size in hope to compete with the most portable of laptops. The overtake …

Wireframing

Misused mobile UX patterns

If you are an experienced designer, you probably agree that being inspired by others is not stealing in UI design. It’s best practice research. It’s …

UI Design

Top Photoshop Plugins for UI Designers

Adobe Photoshop is still the premiere editing suite for most graphic designers. It's been around for over 20 years and has a massive library of …

Tutorials

Designing an Enterprise CSS Framework is Hard, Stephanie Rewis

Taken from the Future of Web Design, San Francisco 2015 Conference. https://futureofwebdesign.com/san-francisco-2015/<p>It seems that not a week goes by without a shiny new framework of some type — be it CSS or JS. But no matter how awesome they are, each have shortcomings and idiosyncrasies that …

Web Design

The New Rules for Scrolling in Web Design

You're reading The New Rules for Scrolling in Web Design, originally posted on Designmodo. If you've enjoyed this post, be sure to follow on Twitter, …

Web Design

Popmotion – A 12kb JavaScript Motion Engine

Advertise here via BSAPopmotion is a 12kb JavaScript motion engine. Make it pop with animation, physics, and input tracking. In the browser, on Node, …

JavaScript

50+ fresh resources for designers, October 2015

Hello there! Here we are again with this amazing bunch of resources for your web and graphic design projects. Come and have a scuba dive around this …

Web Design

Web design is now completely boring

Once upon a time, when the internet was conceived, we dreamed up crazy websites. Everyone built their sites more or less from scratch, so there was huge diversity in layouts, colors, sound effects, transitions, animations and more.<p>In 2015, it feels like web design has become a lot more boring. The …

7 Deadly Mobile App UI Design Sins You Should Never Commit

We spoke with several team members at Moblico Solutions (@moblico), a mobile relationship management solutions firm whose goal is to help brands …

Apps

Trends in Web Design 2015 from the MintTwist Blog

#1: Ditching scrolling hero images/banners<p>The importance of the first fold of your landing page cannot be underestimated. This is the first thing …