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Content is at the heart of every website, but usually it's not available up front. So here's how to deal with it: smashingmagazine.com/2014/10/24/how…
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Given the choice between making something my problem, and making it the user’s problem, I’ll make it mine every time adactio.com/journal/7706
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Would love to see you there — the day will be packed with actionable, useful takeaways to apply in your projects right away. Promised.
Dear US, I’ll be running a full-day responsive design workshop in NYC, with front-end tricks and UX/Design patterns: shop.smashingmagazine.com/smashing-works…
How often do you use specific cursors in your user interface? Well, here's an overview of all available cursors. chrisnager.github.io/cursors/
That's a nice little feature. Snap a photo and send a quick email to customers who might love to hear about it. mailchimp.com/features/mailc…
If SmashingMag had something like a “patron” option to support the site and not see any ads for, let’s say 30$ a year, would you use it?
The #AdobeTypeUI hashtag reached over 1 million people in less than 24 hours! Keep using it in the discussion. ilovetypography.com/2014/10/22/bet…
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Support our movement to improve OpenType UI in apps. Sign the petition and share. #AdobeTypeUI ilovetypography.com/2014/10/22/bet…
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A new @smashingconf Freiburg video: Mr. @gerryleonidas speaking about typefaces for screens. vimeo.com/108336615
@smashingmag IMGBASE64=$(base64 $argv) echo "data:image/MIMETYPE;base64,$IMGBASE64" | pbcopy You're welcome
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A quick Base64 encoding tool, for Mac. That's pretty much it. base64-encode.arbitrary.io
How to reduce abandoned shopping carts in e-commerce? Mr. @keirwhitaker from Shopify has some tips’n’tricks: smashingmagazine.com/2014/10/23/red…
Accessibility matters. A few tips by yours truly: Design Accessibly, See Differently: Color Contrast Tips And Tools. smashingmagazine.com/2014/10/22/col…
Months later, still love the name of that CSS selector: On axiomatic CSS and Lobotomized Owl Selector. alistapart.com/article/axioma… / @heydonworks
A few very useful principles for creating simple but flexible APIs to keep in mind: josdejong.com/blog/2014/10/1… smashingmagazine.com/2012/10/09/des…
A beautiful handmade, calligraphic typeface, available for free download. Curfely. behance.net/gallery/205706…
Handy. CSS clip-path generator lets you make complex shapes in CSS by clipping an element to a basic shape. bennettfeely.com/clippy/
The look and feel of a design should consider differently sighted users smashingmagazine.com/2014/10/22/col… – Design accessibility elaborated by @cagocon
Remember SimCity? A few interesting insights behind the design process of the game, and how it all came to be. medium.com/re-form/simcit…
So I’ve updated @hdragomir’s deferred font loading from @smashingmag to include IE8 support. gist.github.com/iamdarrenhall/…
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Hints, code snippets and lessons learned on how to build great hybrid mobile apps. smashingmagazine.com/2014/10/21/pro… elaborated by @prud_de
Our new email newsletter issue, with useful tips, tricks, techniques and recent SmashingMag’s articles. smashingmagazine.com/the-smashing-n…
“When flowers start to bloom, it's a sign that @smashingconf is coming soon.” smashingmagazine.com/smashing-newsl…
A few very useful notes about WOFF2 to keep in mind, including converters and embedding. gist.github.com/sergejmueller/… filamentgroup.com/lab/woff2.html
Probably the best thing I’ve done recently: changing the about:blank start page to a random Wikipedia page: lifehacker.com/199285/learn-s…
Removing private metadata (geolocation, time, date) from photos the simple way: removephotodata.com - christianheilmann.com/2014/10/21/rem…
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This is probably one of the best names for a tool. ZorroSVG puts an SVG mask on images to save bandwidth. quasimondo.com/ZorroSVG/
If you happen to be in New York City in December, please ping me — would love to meet, and perhaps organize a (free) meet-up?
Oh my! I'll be running a RWD + Front-End workshop on design patterns, UX and performance in NYC, US in December! shop.smashingmagazine.com/smashing-works…
Looks interesting: lazySizes loads images, iframes, scripts asynchronously, incl srcset/<picture>. Have you tried it? afarkas.github.io/lazysizes/
That's quite useful if you really dislike the (humble) command line: Gemba lets you drag’n'drop files into Git. gemba.io
Do you actually use your browser bookmarks bar? Removed it a while back and find myself much more productive using Alfred for specific URLs.
One of those buzzwords you’ve probably heard before: Information architecture. smashingmagazine.com/2014/10/20/imp… - Card sorting elaborated by @paj_one
Safari preferences / Advanced / Show full website address
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A handy little tool: Support Details collects user settings and exports them as PDF — e.g. for bug reports. supportdetails.com
Apple on Hamburger Menus: "Don’t use hamburger menus on iOS.” blog.manbolo.com/2014/06/30/app…
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Goodie! Icons that represent monuments across the globe, available in PNG and SVG formats: smashingmagazine.com/2014/10/17/fre…
History Lesson: 996 ⏰ 1388 ⌛️ 1605 📰 1826 📷 1841 💡 1876 ☎️ 1888 🎥 1899 🔦 1904 📻 1910 🎧 1925 📺 1962 📟 1964 📠 1965 💻 1973 📼 1982 💾 2007 📱
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Lovely. Google Design has open-sourced 750 glyphs as part of the Material Design system icons pack. github.com/google/materia…
“Resolution by itself is not a solution.” @tlootno’s proof of concept for better media queries and font sizing ➸ asdesigned.bernardoantunes.com
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Typ.io, a yet another website tracking type pairings and showcasing them on the site. typ.io
A pretty fancy Grunt plugin that extends HTML image tags with srcset and sizes attributes. github.com/smaxtastic/gru… #rwd
I wrote an article to backup my statement about dropping Accessibility in favour of IE8 support. rikschennink.nl/thoughts/they-… #fronteers14
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If you happen to have issues with Gmail SMTP server on OS X Yosemite, here is a quick fix: robblewis.me/fix-gmail-offl…
Sounds like a good deal to me! (Amazing) hand lettering signs in exchange for lunch in NYC. willletterforlunch.com
Simpler means that if I click a link on an email from you on my phone I'm getting what I want instead of app spam pic.twitter.com/SVyVgRGpdy
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