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Vue CLI 3: A Game Changer For Frontend Development

Vue creator Evan You’s recent conference keynote didn’t mention much about new features for Vue, instead he focused almost entirely on Vue CLI 3.<p>A …

JavaScript

Top 5 JavaScript Libraries to Create an Organizational Chart

In this article, we’ll review five JavaScript libraries that allow you to create online organizational charts. To make this info useful for different …

Replacing jQuery With Vue.js: No Build Step Necessary

It’s been impossible to ignore all of the hype surrounding JavaScript frameworks lately, but they might not be the right fit for your projects. …

JavaScript

JavaScript Top 10 Articles for the Past Month (v.Feb 2018)

For the past month<b>,</b> we ranked nearly 1,200 JavaScript articles to pick the Top 10 stories that can help advance your career (0.8% chance).<p>Topics in …

JavaScript

A toddlers guide to memory leaks in Javascript

In this article I will take a very simplistic approach in understanding memory leaks and I will also attempt to diagnose them.<p>In todays world of …

How to do usability testing

All your website usability testing questions answered, from user testing best practices to unorthodox testing methods<p>As the old saying …

UX Design

How Hawaii’s Emergency Alert System’s interface SHOULD have looked

Honolulu Civil Beat managed to get a screenshot of the system that was used to accidentally launch the wrong emergency alert. It’s an absolute mystery why such a high-impact task has an absolutely horrible interface:<p>As a UI designer, I was stunned and embarrassed that these types of interfaces are …

Honolulu

4 Key Web Navigation Principles

Here’s how to make the foundation of your digital experience run smoothly so you can help more users get to where they need to go. <br>1. Keep Navigation …

Web Design

Our 10 Favorite Open Source Resources From 2017

So many new projects are released every year and it’s tough to keep track. This is great for developers who benefit from the open source community. …

Web Design

Learn ReactJS - Build 10 Real World Projects App

Learn what is React JS & build elegant apps with it. Master this JavaScript Library in this amazing React JS Tutorial.<p>Learn Reactjs along with some different technologies such as HTML/CSS, Google Books API, Twitter Bootstrap, Firebase, MUICSS, MongoDB/mLab, Auth0, D3, Axios/Superagent etc with 10 …

Please build websites for the web, not just Google Chrome.

The “bad old days” of the Internet have long passed. Remember them? When the browser landscape was deeply fragmented, and rife with proprietary elements, like ActiveX, Flash, and Silverlight?<p>Thank God they’re over. In 2017, with open standards, there’s literally no reason for proprietary lock-ins, …

10 Sketch plugins you need to know about

With the introduction of Sketch Cloud, a rethought file format and subscription-based pricing model, Sketch has had an exciting run. Besides a string …

Web Design

The ultimate guide to learning anything faster

<i>“If only I learned about investing when I was still in my early twenties…”</i><p>If only.<p>For many of us, there are more things we want to learn than we have time.<p>As information becomes more readily accesible online, the number of things we want to learn is only continuing to increase. And the only …

Want To Fight Inequality With Design? Read These Books Now

Urban designers, architects, professors, and activists share their essential reads.<p>Design has afforded us more convenience, more connectivity, and more beauty. But at the same time, it’s also threatening our civil liberties, manipulating our decisions, and spreading bias.<p>The scale of today’s design …

Southern Poverty Law Center

GitHub's Atom Text Editor Gets a Full IDE

This week brings a new way to get your git on: GitHub has announced the release of Atom-IDE, a set of packages designed to bring IDE-style …

DevOps

Safari is the new IE

Working with CSS these days is way better than few years ago thanks to the new <i>specs</i> as well as the commitment towards W3C standards from browser …

CSS

Javascript Variable Scope & Closures: A Primer

Javascript might seem like a pretty approachable programming language to most people, however certain concepts can prove quite tricky for beginners. …

JavaScript

This Font Makes Graphics Out Of Numbers In Seconds

Inspired by Edward Tufte’s “sparklines,” the typeface turns typed numerals into inline data visualizations.<p>Data is always more accurate and informative in context. Take Hurricane Harvey, for example. Some parts of Houston had more than 50 inches of rain. But it’s hard to understand just how crazy …

Infographics

When Should You Send Emails? Here Are the Days and Times that Work Best

Have you ever wondered when the best time of day to send your email is?Or even the best day of the week?With typical email click rates sitting at …

Marketing

28 FREE Ivy League Computer Science Courses

While Ivy League schools offer some of the best technology courses, they are highly selective and extremely hard to get into. On top of that they can …

Online Education

10 Instagram Accounts For UI & UX Design Inspiration

Instagram is one of the best sites to find quality UX inspiration. But you need to know who to follow and which hashtags are worth browsing.I’m …

UX Design

Companies Love Big Data But Lack the Strategy To Use It Effectively

Big data is a critical competitive advantage for companies that know how to use it. Harvard Business School faculty share insights that they teach to …

Big Data

What Is Atomic Web Design and Do I Need It?

Web designers may use a number of techniques, approaches and philosophies while creating compelling and engaging digital interfaces. Each designer …

Web Design
Web Development

Python Data Science Handbook | Python Data Science Handbook

This website contains the full text of the Python Data Science Handbook by Jake VanderPlas; the content is available on GitHub in the form of Jupyter …

Data Science

Learn to Code: Harvard's Free Online Computer Science Course

HTML, CSS, JavaScript, C, SQL, PHP, and More<p>Harvard’s “Introduction to Computer Science” course is widely regarded as the best computer science …

Computer Science

Tech’s Damaging Myth of the Loner Genius Nerd

The Google engineer who was fired last week over his memo wrote that most women were biologically unsuited to working in tech because they were more focused on “feelings and aesthetics than ideas” and had “a stronger interest in people rather than things.”<p>Many scientists have said he got the …

Computer Science