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The State Of Advanced Website Builders

By Drew Thomas Advanced website builders — the tools provided by Squarespace, Wix, Weebly, The Grid and more — produce websites that look and feel like they were designed and coded by humans. They’re also software as a service, which

Web Development Reading List #184: New Library Updates, Page Load Performance, And Continuance

By Anselm Hannemann Our lives are in constant change, we never stop developing and evolving — our bodies, our minds, our views. And today’s technology supports us in doing that: We can access a lot more information as the generations

Designing Efficient Web Forms: On Structure, Inputs, Labels And Actions

By Nick Babich Someone who uses your app or website has a particular goal. Often, the one thing standing between the user and their goal is a form. Forms remain one of the most important types of interactions for users

Good Vibes And Summer Dreams: Joyful Wallpapers For Your Desktop (June 2017 Edition)

By Cosima Mielke Where do you seek inspiration? In the bright colors that nature is showing at this time of year? A conversation with a friend maybe? Or a journey you recently went on? Well, we also might have something

User Research Bias: How It Hurts Your App And What You Can Do About It

By Hannah Levenson The whole point of qualitative research (such as focus groups or in-person interviews) is to help developers move their products in the right direction. These practices leverage user feedback to… …read more Via:: UsabilityGeek

Developing A Chatbot Using Microsoft’s Bot Framework, LUIS And Node.js (Part 1)

By Owais Afaq This tutorial gives you hands-on access to my journey of creating a digital assistant capable of connecting with any system via a RESTful API to perform various tasks. Here, I’ll be demonstrating how to save a user’s

How To Build Your Own Action For Google Home Using API.AI

By Tom Hudson For the holidays, the owner of (and my boss at) thirteen23 gave each employee a Google Home device. If you don’t already know, Google Home is a voice-activated speaker powered by Google Assistant and is a competing

Free Geometric UI Icons With A Fresh And Futuristic Twist (100 Icons, 6 Formats)

By Cosima Mielke How about an icon set that gives your UI designs just that finishing touch they need? One that stands out while keeping the design clear and legible? Vincent Le Moign spent two years on designing such a

Just Keep Scrolling! How To Design Lengthy, Lengthy Pages

By Nick Babich Websites with long or infinite scrolling are becoming more and more common lately, and it’s no mere trend or coincidence. The technique of long scrolling allows users to traverse chunks of content without any interruption or additional

So You Have A New Gesture

By Sean McGowan Gestures are an inescapable facet of mobile development. Once just an exciting feature of Apple’s new touch screen technology, gestures have now almost entirely replaced buttons. Swiping,… …read more Via:: UsabilityGeek