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Online tool takes the guesswork out of CSS media queries

If you're struggling with your website layout or just lacking in web design inspiration, here's a simple online tool that will make your day-to-day …

CSS

The 3 stages of failure in work and life — and how to overcome them

One of the hardest things in life is to know when to keep going and when to move on.<p>On the one hand, perseverance and grit are key to achieving success in any field. Anyone who masters their craft will face moments of doubt and somehow find the inner resolve to keep going.<p>If you want to build a …

Motivation

18 Free Exploratory Data Analysis Tools For People who don't code so well

Introduction<p>Some of these tools are even better than programming (R, Python, SAS) tools.<p>All of us are born with special talents. It’s just a matter …

4 Steps for Learning Deep Learning

A handy list of resources to help you become a deep learning expert<p>Firstly, if you need some basic information or convincing on why Deep Learning is …

Facebook is giving away the software it uses to understand objects in photos

DeepMask and SharpMask are now open source<p>Facebook is open sourcing a set of computer vision software tools that can identify both the variety and the shape of objects within photos. The tools, developed by the Facebook AI Research (FAIR) team, are called DeepMask, SharpMask, and MultiPathNet, and …

Machine Learning

This New App Makes Design Drawings Simple and More Precise

Former Facebook product designer Andy Chung has created a new drawing tool that allows you to produce shapes and lines with precision simply by using …

IPad Pro

Official Usability, User Experience And User Interface Guidelines From Companies (2016)

Veterans of Usability Geek may remember an article published in 2011 that provided a helpful list of UX and UI guidelines for designers with an …

UI Design

Best Interaction Design Tools

by Bradley Nice, Content Manager at ClickHelp.co — best technical writing tool<p>Interaction design is a process in which designers focus on creating …

No Experience Required: Build Your App With no Product Team in 1 Hour per Day

by Minh Ha Duong on Startup Grind<p>Startup founders are becoming something like this generation’s rock stars: founding your company, launching an app, …

Product Management

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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 …

UI Design

A selection of the best product design and UX/UI design resources

When making prototypes of a product, we often found that there are a large number of duplicate parts on the same page. Although these elements can be …

Wireframing

BASIC UX — A Framework for Usable Products

June 29, 2016The problem is this…While information and opinions on ‘good UX’ are increasing in availability, teams, organizations, and individuals …

UX Design

YouTube introduces live 360 video, the gateway drug to virtual reality

Like any Bay Area resident with a pulse, Neal Mohan is a big fan of the Golden State Warriors, but as a busy Google executive, he can’t make every home game in person. "That courtside seat is limited by the laws of physics," says Mohan ruefully. Luckily, he won’t be bound by those rules for very …

Virtual Reality

Create Your Own Logo | Free Logo Designer

The GraphicSprings Free Logo Maker is Simple--Here’s How It Works<p>Features<p>Free Logo Designs<p>With dozens of categories ranging from business to …

Graphic Design

Modular Scale

Sure! One base with one ratio is a modular scale. Any more than that is a <i>multi-stranded</i> modular scale. (Try entering a second base or ratio, and …

Calculators

Niice

This guy sold his last startup to Yahoo for $40 million — now he's trying to make everyone a better programmer

Today, almost six years later, Smith introduces his next venture, Kite: A new tool that makes everybody a better programmer, no matter your skill level, at a time when the market for software continues to explode.<p>"I think programming is one of the most exciting things in the world right now," says …

Startups

Color in Design Systems

16 Tips for Setting Up a System That Endures<p>I’m no color expert. Far from, actually. Throughout my career, I’ve depended on visual designers better …

The 7 Biggest Trends in Entrepreneurship of 2016

The traditional sense of entrepreneurship has evolved. Here are some of the new trends.<p>Entrepreneurship seems to be a popular pastime.<p>In developed nations, where opportunity abounds, more and more people are choosing the path of entrepreneurship. Rather than the road less travelled, …

Entrepreneurship

Can’t Program? Now There’s A WYSIWYG For Designing With Code

A new tool from Framer makes it easy to design with JavaScript–even if you don’t know a lick of code.<p>Gone are the days when designers did all their UI/UX concepts in Photoshop. Now, they’re being called on to code their mockups.<p>But how do you introduce designers to code if they’ve never programmed …

Prototypes

9 Vital Customer Analytics Every Manager Should Know

To succeed and grow, a business needs to be able to acquire, retain, satisfy and engage their customers effectively. Customer analytics are vital for assessing how well your business does this. Let’s look at some of the key customer analytics in use today.<p><b>Customer satisfaction analysis</b><p>Customers who …

Data Warehousing

Storybook

Storybook is a development environment for UI components. It allows you to browse a component library, view the different states of each component, …

Software Engineering

Apple's Swift Programming Language May Be Adopted by Google for Android

Google is considering making Apple's Swift programming language a "first class" language for Android, reports <i>The Next Web</i>. Executives from Google, Facebook, and Uber reportedly attended a meeting to discuss Swift in December, around the time that Apple officially made Swift an open source …

Ocean is an amazing pocket-sized battery powered server

Today the wraps came off Ocean, a full server that’s the size of a mobile phone, with a built-in battery, so it can fit in your pocket and go where you do.<p>It’s a tiny computer that’s powerful enough to run a server — Node.js, to be precise — pre-loaded with Linux, a 1GHz dual-core CPU, 1 GB of RAM, …

Instinct Isn’t Enough: Great Design Demands Data

Data-informed design, not data-driven design, is key for delivering top-notch products, argues Robert Hoekman Jr.<p>Executives live by the idea that data will help them understand, and predict, and plan. Data will help them see how decisions map to outcomes, and how outcomes can be influenced by this …

Die Hard

The Workflow App Favored By Designers At Airbnb, Dollar Shave Club, And Snapchat

Lingo not only helps keep designers’ assets organized, it makes syncing them across teams as easy as joining a Slack channel.<p>It’s sometimes hard to remember that iTunes once solved a real problem, given what a bloated mess it has become. Digital music was taking off, and so people had folders upon …

UI Design

Blackmagic ports Fusion over to OS X - now shipping

Blackmagic Design has just released Fusion version 8 for Mac and PC.<p>This is a significant release because it is the first time that Fusion has been …

Cinematography