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“Why We Didn’t Use A Framework” (Case Study)

By Nick Gauthier When we set out to build MeetSpace (a video conferencing app for distributed teams), we had a familiar decision to make: What’s our tech stack going to be? We gathered our requirements, reviewed our team’s skillset and

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Introducing Mavo: Create Web Apps Entirely By Writing HTML!

By Lea Verou Have you ever wanted to make a website that non-technical folks can edit right in the browser? Or have you ever wanted to make a website that presents an editable collection of items (e.g. your portfolio)? Or

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Free Virtual Conference To Take Your Agile UX Skills To The Next Level

By Cosima Mielke To get better at your craft, there’s nothing more valuable as learning first-hand from the experience of others. What little tricks have helped fellow designers, design leaders, and developers become more efficient? And how do they overcome

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Fluid Responsive Typography With CSS Poly Fluid Sizing

By Jake Wilson Fluid layouts have been a normal part of front-end development for years. The idea of fluid typography, however, is relatively new and has yet to be fully explored. Up until now, most developers’ idea of fluid typography

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Web Development Reading List #182: IPFS Wikipedia, New Webpack CLI, And CSS Grid Breakout

By Anselm Hannemann When did you take your last vacation? For many of us, it was probably a long time ago. However, since quite a while, I stumble across more and more stories about companies that take unusual steps vacation-wise.

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How To Create Native Cross-Platform Apps With Fuse

By Wern Ancheta Fuse is a toolkit for creating apps that run on both iOS and Android devices. It enables you to create apps using UX Markup, an XML-based language. But unlike the components in React Native and NativeScript, Fuse

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An Abridged Cartoon Introduction To WebAssembly

By Lin Clark There’s a lot of hype about WebAssembly in JavaScript circles today. People talk about how blazingly fast it is, and how it’s going to revolutionize web development. But most conversations don’t go into the details of why

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Basic Patterns For Mobile Navigation: Pros And Cons

By Nick Babich Once someone starts using your app, they need to know where to go and how to get there at any point. Good navigation is a vehicle that takes users where they want to go. But establishing good

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Intrusive Interstitials: Guidelines To Avoiding Google’s Penalty

By Myriam Jessier In 2015, Google announced that mobile searches surpassed desktop searches in at least 10 countries. 56% of mobile traffic on major websites comes from mobile. In light of this, Google’s decision to improve the mobile user experience

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Snapchat Needs A UX Makeover, But Not For The Reason You Think

By Sean McGowan If you are over the age of twenty-five, it is likely you do not use Snapchat. So you will have to take my word for it when I tell you that their UX is a close to

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