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Why Designers and Web Developers Must Work Together

You're reading Why Designers and Web Developers Must Work Together, originally posted on Designmodo. If you've enjoyed this post, be sure to follow …

Codes

WTF, HTML and CSS?

Contents<p>Declare a doctype<p>Always include a doctype. I recommend the simple HTML5 doctype:<p>Skipping the doctype can cause issues with malformed tables, …

How Designers and Non-Designers can get along

<b>To designers, it can seem no one else sees the value in your work.</b> You're an expert, but you aren't respected like one. Too often, your …

Styleguide

5 learnings every Product Designer should absolutely steal from Studio Ghibli movies

Humans have both the urge to create and destroy. — Hayao Miyazaki<p>For the uninitiated, Studio Ghibli is a Japanese Animation studio founded by Hayao …

Anime

Designing for Performance by Lara Callender Hogan

The animal on the cover of <i>Designing for Performance</i> is a tufted coquette (<i>Lophornis ornatus</i>), a tiny hummingbird that breeds in eastern Venezuela, …

Hummingbirds

Dear Developer. Love, Designer.

Last month, a tweet by Yesenia Perez-Cruz, Senior Designer at Vox Media, caught my eye. Her tweet asked what seemed like a simple question: I see an …

UX Design

The Incomplete Collection of Node.js Performance Tips

<b>Bookmark and ♥ for later reading :)</b><p>This is a (non-comprehensive) collection of practical advice on how to get more performance out of your Node.js …

The State of Front-End Tooling – 2015

<b>Update 30/11/2016</b><p>If you’re interested in finding out more details about current Front-End Tooling trends, I’ve now published the results from the …

Site Flows vs. User Flows: When to Use Which

Designing the user experience of a website involves more than figuring out what goes on each page. It’s also about figuring out how those pages flow …

Sneakpeekit Sketch Sheets

Precision Grid<p>Multipurpose grid with column marks<p>A generic A4 grid template with column marks ideal for website wireframes as well as icon, font and …

JavaScript has a Unicode problem

The way JavaScript handles Unicode is… surprising, to say the least. This write-up explains the pain points associated with Unicode in JavaScript, …

Javascript in one picture

Designing with Contrast: 20 Tips from a Designer [With Case Studies]

<i>Contrast: it’s more than just opposites like black and white or large and small.</i>In fact, contrast is an important design principle that should be a …

UI Design

15 Awesome And Free JavaScript Books

JavaScript is eating the world! With it we can build web apps, desktop apps, mobile apps, games, robots, backends and more. Lots of software supports …

What CSS prefixes should I use?

New properties to affect background images, including background-clip, background-origin and background-size<p>Transitions on css properties. E.g. on …

DESIGN DISRUPTORS

The future of business is being written by companies and products that—intentionally or not— shake billion dollar industries. In Design Disruptors, …

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 …

Why is it so hard to find a good front end developer?

It’s a fair question. To the uninitiated, front end development must seem like a breeze. But if this is the case, why aren’t front end developers a …

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Making Accessibility Simpler, With Ally.js

I’ve been a web developer for 15 years, but I’d never looked into accessibility. I didn’t know enough people with (serious) disabilities to properly …

Disability

The Best User Experience Design Links of 2015

2015 saw Apple’s design criticized, designing beyond the web & mobile screen, even more prototyping tools (including sneak peeks from Adobe), and it …