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2018-05-16T03:05:55+00:00 May 16th, 2018|Categories: News, Tutorials|Tags: |

The team at Figma has created a new resource for “learning, creating and evangelizing design systems” called Design Systems that already has a good collection of interviews and articles by some folks thinking about these things. I particularly liked Jeroen Ransijn’s post on how to convince your company it’s ready for a design system, where [...]

Five of My Favorite Features of Jetpack

2018-05-16T03:05:28+00:00 May 16th, 2018|Categories: News, Tutorials|Tags: |

Jetpack is an official WordPress plugin directly from Automattic. It's an interesting plugin in that it doesn't just do *one thing* — it does a whole slew of things that enhance what your WordPress site can do. *Any* WordPress site, that is, and often with extremely little effort. Those easy win features Jesse Friedman calls [...]

Free Introduction to Web Development Workshop

2018-05-16T03:05:03+00:00 May 16th, 2018|Categories: News, Tutorials|Tags: |

Brian Holt and the Frontend Masters team are putting on a free workshop today and tomorrow that is live-streamed for anyone that's interested. This is super cool because, despite the fact that there is a mountain of articles about web development out there, there are only few that start with the basics in a manner [...]

Page Transitions for Everyone

2018-05-15T03:05:18+00:00 May 15th, 2018|Categories: News, Tutorials|Tags: |

As Sarah mentioned in her previous post about page transition using Vue.js, there is plenty of motivation for designers and developers to be building page transitions. Let's consider mobile applications. While mobile applications are evolving, more and more attention is given to the animation experience, while the web pretty much stays the same. Why is [...]

Ship Map

2018-05-15T03:05:15+00:00 May 15th, 2018|Categories: News, Tutorials|Tags: |

Interactive maps can both be functional and, when combined with data, tell a good story. Kiln released this data-driven map (make sure to hit the play button) to show the routes of every cargo ship moving about on the high seas in 2012. Created by London-based data visualisation studio Kiln and the UCL Energy Institute [...]

What’s wrong with CSS-in-JS?

2018-05-12T03:05:06+00:00 May 12th, 2018|Categories: News, Tutorials|Tags: |

Brad Frost thinks it's: Lack of portability Context Switching Flushing best practices down the toilet In the spirit of good-ol-fashioned blog-and-response, here's: Brian Muenzenmeyer's response Micah Godbolt's response I'd like to point out that "CSS-in-JS" is an umbrella term, and that there are lots of takes on actual implementations of this. It's possible to like [...]

Turn Sublime Text 3 into a JavaScript IDE

2018-05-12T03:05:04+00:00 May 12th, 2018|Categories: News, Tutorials|Tags: |

Sublime Text is one of the most popular editors for web development and software development in general. It’s very smooth and fast compared to other editors (being written in C++ helps that speed). Sublime also has tons of plugins you can find through Package Control. But it’s only a text editor and not an IDE. [...]