Web Development

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Web Design Trends 2016: How Cards Dominate Design

Jerry Cao 03/03/2016 designmodo.com<p>Practical as they are visually attractive, card interfaces are more than just a trend.<p>With 2014 marking the first t …

40 Beautiful Sketch Templates for Sleek User Interfaces

Iggy 02/17/2016 line25.com<p>UI kits and templates will save you precious time and money, which is essential when working under time constraints or on a …

The Seven Deadly Sins of User Experience Design

If you want a competitive advantage, nothing is better than offering a great experience to your customers. But then, you know that if you are reading …

UX Trends to keep in mind for Designing in 2016

June 23, 2016User experience (UX) design has evolved significantly over the last several years. In the past, UX and web design could almost be used …

Web Design

How to Design Your Website for Better User Experience

June 22, 2016According to the Statistic Brain Research Institute, in 2015, the attention span of humans averaged 8.25 seconds, down from 12 seconds …

UX Design

The Cross Browser CSS Styling Tips You Need to Know

The web could exist without the use of CSS, but it would never be as accessible or look as great without. As web designers, the main goal is to …

Web Development

A Designer’s Guide To The $15 Billion Artificial Intelligence Industry

As artificial intelligence gains ground, designers will need to adapt. Here’s how to get started.<p>Artificial intelligence is a $15 billion dollar industry and growing. With more than 2,600 companies developing intelligent technology, the value of AI is expected to rise to more than $70 billion by …

Improve Your Design Process With These 4 Deliverables

In an agile process, designers and developers aim to build prototypes and products quicker than ever. Long gone are the days of meticulously …

Customer Experience vs User Experience: Why the difference matters

User experience is not the same as customer experience.<p>While most designers directly influence the UX, they also need to understand the larger context of the CX. The customer experience represents every step of the journey from when users are running price comparisons, to when users try the …

UX Design

10 Open-Source JavaScript Data Chart Libraries Worth Considering

The beauty of modern web design can be found in the widespread advancement of visual and dynamic effects. CSS3 has taken the design world to another …

Data Visualization

8 Incredible Online Resources for Creative Design Inspiration

<i>Design, whether it’s for print, digital marketing, editorials or websites, requires constant creative juice. But even the most prolific and</i> …

How to implement SVG icons

Things have come a long way from the days when we used plain vector art images as icons. Yet there are still a number of accessibility issues when it …

10 Most Important WordPress Plugins

Regardless of how big a given brand is, chances are A) the company has a blog and B) they use WordPress, what with one-fourth of all websites now using the WordPress platform.<p>Photo: Pexels<p>WordPress software allows users to create a free website on a platform that can be created without the use of …

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Analyzing the Effectiveness of Hamburger Menus in Web Design

Advertise here with BSA<br>Odds are you’ve seen the “hamburger menu” in the top corner of many of today’s mobile websites. It’s three lines stacked …

Usability

The Problem With Flat Design, According To A UX Expert

Just because people like flat design doesn’t mean they get how to use it.<p>As a user experience expert at Nielsen Norman Group, Kate Meyer has watched a lot of people use a lot of websites. But her favorite quote comes from a young adult–under 25–talking recently about navigating a flat web design: …

Why Everyone is Talking About Isomorphic / Universal JavaScript and Why it Matters

Originally applied to mathematics, the term “isomorphic” was first popularized in relation to Javascript development by Spike Brehm of Airbnb. Since …

JavaScripts: The definitive guide

Before starting your search for a JavaScript charts package, you need to know that creating good data visualizations (dataviz) is a huge time investment if you are planning to build a serious application. Having clear answers to questions like what exactly your dataviz is going to achieve, on which …

Data Visualization

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 …

If you want a high-paying job as a front-end developer, now's your chance to learn to code JavaScript for cheap

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Web development is an industry that is both growing and changing quickly. As more and more of our attention is paid to screens, whether …

Why new domain names are the new black

Even though the internet and World Wide Web have been around for decades, it’s actually a fairly new technology when you compare it to other similar technologies. The Web is still pretty young and only recently has the growth of it really accelerated.<p>While it is a fairly new technology, it’s …

Domain Names

Become a Full Stack Coder with 28 Hours of Instruction on HTML, JavaScript, MySQL & More

access<p>lifetime<p>content<p>28 Hours<p>enrolled<p>13,545<p>description<br>• instructor<br>• specs<p>Want to be a full-fledged, employable coder? Dive into this comprehensive course …

How to create animations that scale for all devices

<i>Boost your SVG skills at</i> <i>Generate London</i> <i>this week! In</i> <i>SVG beyond mere shapes</i><i>,</i> <i>Nadieh Bremer</i> <i>will demonstrate how to experiment with SVG gradients and</i> …

Top JavaScript Libraries for February 2016

JavaScript Libraries help developers in many ways by which they are able create interactive websites, web applications and many other useful …

JavaScript

An Introduction to AJAX for Front-End Designers

This tutorial series aims to familiarize front-end designers and newbie developers with AJAX, an essential front-end technique.In this first …

JavaScript

Angular2 Webpack Starter

An Angular 2 starter kit featuring Angular 2 and Angular 4 (Ahead of Time Compile, Router, Forms, Http, Services, Tests, E2E), Karma, Protractor, …

The Issue With Global Node Packages

<b>Node.js</b> brought about a great revolution for JavaScript developers by allowing us to write code that runs directly on our machines; our skills were …

JavaScript

How to Learn ES6

We ran a survey at about the time the standard became official in June 2015 to see how many people were using ES6. Nearly half of respondents already …

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 …