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7 Things Every Designer Needs to Know about Accessibility

Accessibility enables people with disabilities to perceive, understand, navigate, interact with, and contribute to the web. Imagine a world where …

15 Free Ebooks for Designers & Developers in 2015

Whenever you are a newbie designer, or an advanced pro, the Web always has some interesting reading for you. Looking for a little experience in …

Software Audits for the Tiny Business

In the dot com boom, I headed up a technical team. One of my responsibilities was the hardware and software needed by our team and other teams in the …

Feedback Phases and Personas

<b>Article Continues Below</b><p>A few weeks ago, I released my first solo app on the App Store, Parking. It’s a small project, but I still sought the help of …

Style Guide Generator Roundup

<b>Article Continues Below</b><p>Style guides are a living document of code that detail all the various elements and coded modules of your application. The …

A Vision for Our Sass

At a recent CSS meetup, I asked, “Who uses Sass in their daily workflow?” The response was overwhelmingly positive; no longer reserved for pet …

Facebook Design Director: The 5 Most Common Design Mistakes

Facebook’s Julie Zhuo on the biggest traps designers fall into–and how to avoid them.<p>There’s no learning without mistakes. And I’ve done the following (as well as seen the following done) too many times to count. Luckily, there’s this thing called the “Internet” and this medium called an “article” …

21 Great Tools for Responsive Web Design

As web designer, we knows that responsive web design had come to stay. You’ve taken your time to build a very beautiful and robust website, with …

Clarifying the 5+ roles of a “Front-End Web Developer”

LinkedIn Twitter Facebook Reddit GooglePlus<p>Will Little<p>December 22, 2014<p>Anyone who has looked for a job in this area understands there is widespread …

Elastic SVG Elements

View demo Download sourceToday we’d like to share some inspiration for adding elasticity to elements. The idea is to integrate an SVG element into a …

Workflow for iOS Helps Automate Everything on Your Phone

Workflow for iOS takes all those repetitive, annoying tasks you always do on your iPhone and lets you create custom icons or share actions so it’s as easy as one click.<p>Basically, Workflow allows you to quickly wire up multiple services to work together in sequence. For example, a basic workflow …

The Only Constant is Change

<b>Article Continues Below</b><p><i>It’s here: a new edition of Responsive Web Design is now available from A Book Apart! Our editor-in-chief, Sara</i> …

What You Can Learn From Google’s Material Design

Not too long ago, Google introduced Material Design, a brand new set of guidelines for designers and developers alike. Material Design introduces a …

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Lining.js

The furthest distance in the world<br>Is not between life and death<br>But when I stand in front of you<br>Yet you don't know that I love you.<p>The furthest …

Web Developers: 10 Best Podcast Channels You Need To Subscribe To

Web development is a fast ever-changing industry. To stay in the loop, you have to constantly stay informed with the latest and greatest, and one of …

20 Must Have Tools for Web Development

2°<p>It is vital for all businesses and organizations to have a strong presence online nowadays. This has put quite a lot of stress on web developers to …

Mozilla Introduces 'Forget Button' for Firefox and Dev Edition Browser

Today, Mozilla’s Firefox turns 10 years old, and to celebrate the occasion, the company announced a handful of new features for its main consumer-focused browser – and shared more information about the Developer Edition browser, first revealed last week.<p>Of course, in 10 years the Web has changed …

Crafting a Well-Rounded User Research Plan

Those involved with the success of a website have an array of research tools and tactics at their disposal. Just to name a few methods, you could use:<p>…

9 GIFs That Explain Responsive Design Brilliantly

Can’t tell a responsive website from a merely adaptive one? These GIFs courtesy of Froont will turn you into a pedant in no time.<p>What is responsive design? Most people vaguely understand that it refers to websites that work just as well on desktops as they do on smartphones, but there’s a lot more …

How web design and mobile design are becoming the same thing

In this article, Chris Bank of UXPin – The UX Design App discusses how mobile and web (even desktop) application design is converging, and some of …

CSS and JavaScript Slide in panel

Couple of hints about the CSS. We applied a CSS3 transformation - precisely we used the translateX property - to the .cd-panel__container to make it …

Maxthon Launches MxNitro for Windows

Maxthon today released a new browser for Windows called MxNitro (short for Maxthon Nitro), which it claims is “the fastest PC browser in the world.”<p>This is made possible with a minimal user interface load, as well as “new patent-pending pre-connection and pre-fetching technology.” The company has …

7 Alternatives to Popular Web Typefaces for Better Performance

Typographic selection is already a delicate act, but sometimes a font that just <i>feels</i> right is unfortunately a heavier file to load. Designers are …

WTF, forms?

Checkboxes and radios<p>Each checkbox and radio is wrapped in a <label> for three reasons:<p>It provides a larger hit areas for checking the control.<br>• It …

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How to Increase Form Conversion

There are many things you can do to improve the design of Web forms. But what can you do to really boost conversion? In this 4 minute video I …