- Exclusive: Apple vs. Samsung docs reveal Galaxy Tab was a flop and Samsung knew it
“Reminder: device shipments are not device sales.” -lukew
- Introduction to WordPress App Themes – Tuts Code Article
Wordpress seems to think you can reliably write web apps in WordPress. I’m on the fence whether this is a good idea, but there is some credence to it, as this article exists on nettuts.
- Could switching fonts really save the US government $400 million?
- Best of Sublime Text 3: Features, Plugins, and Settings ♥ Scotch
All great things on ST.
- The decline of the mobile web
“Perhaps it’s not HTTP and back end web that is in danger, but it’s the front end that’s in danger.” -Chris
- Facebook will punish publishers who ask for Likes and Shares
- Comic Sans gets a facelift
IMO, the only reason Comic Sans “sucked” was because it was way overused and came on every Windows machine.
- How Does Web Page Speed Affect Conversions [INFOGRAPHIC]
See kids, performance IS important… but I’m sure you already knew that.
- How to Create a Circular Progress Button
- 6 Free Tools for Testing Website Speed
- Heartbleed exploit tl;dr
A summary of what to fix if you have a server running openssl.
- Creating Style Guides
- New Rule: Every Desktop Design Has To Go Finger-Friendly (Global Moxie)
- WordPress Ultimate Timeline – Create Timelines for your WP Site
- Is Today the Beginning of the End for IE8?
Let’s hope so!
- Microsoft is finally catching up to the future
Don’t count Microsoft out on mobile.
- Suppressing the 300ms click delay
The 300ms delay doesn’t do much for the mobile web.
- Involving Clients In Your Mobile Workflow
- Choosing the Right Plugin for Your Next WordPress Project
Plugin-itus can creep into your site. These are some good tips for developers.
- What is OOCSS?
Not all developers are dig the Object-Oriented CSS for legitimate reasons, but I like his take on it: “I’ve questioned myself whether or not I’d rather have DRY CSS or DRY HTML, but have come to the conclusion that DRY CSS using the object oriented methodology is preferable due to its maintainability. Granted, it can be slightly annoying to modify an element’s classes, but as long as you’re not completely “describing in the browser“, it’s not too bad.”
- WebGL Filter
An online editor using WebGL.
- Quick Tip: Using Dashicons for Menu Items – Tuts Code Article
It’s seemingly effortless to add an icon to your Custom Post Type in WordPress, with a plethora of icons to choose from with Dashicons.
- Eric, I am so very sorry
A friend of Eric’s thoughts…
- The Truth
For those that don’t know, Eric Meyer has been essential in the whole Web Standards Movement. His daughter has been suffering with a brain tumor for some time now, and it looks like he had to give some bad news to her yesterday. My thoughts go out to Eric and his family. Can’t even imagine…
- Crazy Rumors: Internet Explorer Might Come To Android
That’s as rediculous as Safari coming to Windows. Oh wait, that happened and failed.
- Naming UI components in OOCSS – CSS Wizardry – CSS, OOCSS, front-end architecture, performance and more, by Harry Roberts
- CSS performance test: Flexbox v CSS Table – Fight!
- Minimal Form Interface
Interesting take on multi-input forms. I’m not sure how I feel about the UX because it could feel like a never-ending form to the user. But then again, they do show 2/6 at the bottom.
- Store | Macaw
The supposed gui for web designers is out. $179, but TutsPlus has a coupon code for $30 off: TUTS (Expires April 5)
- 7 Steps to an Effective Landing Page
- Stubbornella » Blog Archive » The magical command line
Interesting take on reducing the learning curve of the command line.
- A Creative Grid System With Sass and calc()
- 12 websites that prove RWD and performance CAN play well together
- Migrating from PHP to Node.js — GRAND Things — Medium
- Why RWD looks like RWD – TimKadlec.com
- Some stuff that doesn’t work between the DOM and Shadow DOM
- Is Building a Non-Blog Website with WordPress a Hack? |
- Responsive Table – CodePen
Tables are notoriously hard to get looking decent on small screens. This is a cool css-only technique.
- webdesignrepo – a compact list of helpful webdesign links
- How To Plan Your Next Mobile E-Commerce Website | Smashing Mobile
- CSS Diner – Where we feast on CSS Selectors!
This one is fun; gets progressively harder.
- Batch Upgrading WordPress installs on server | Tvenge Design
- Mozilla Kills Firefox UI For Metro
They say because it’s a “lack of interest.” Does this say something about Metro?
- Responsive Full Width Tabs
These are just designed well. The icons you choose need to be very strong in this treatment because the text goes away on smaller screens.
- Are Most Winning A/B Test Results Misleading?
- Knock knock! Who’s there? … 1Password.
1Password is the bomb-diggity. Having all of these WordPress, Server, and other site logins, its nice to have a tool that stores them all, so you can make them random strings for sooper-security.
- The Magnifying-Glass Icon in Search Design: Pros and Cons
Some great recommendations on designing search boxes.
- My Advice to Young Designers and Developers
Andy Budd: “Should they continue their studies or jump straight into the labour market? I usually tell them that ability trumps education and I don’t put much faith on the current raft of tech degrees. So I’d prefer to see three years of experience than three years of study.”That being said, I’ll also point out that University is about much more than just acquiring a skill. It’s a formative experience that will shape your attitudes for the rest of your life. It’s also a huge amount of fun…”
- You jacked my scroll bro
- 36 Adobe Illustrator Tutorials on Vector Design
- Designing forms that convert, 7 proven techniques
- Waterfalls 101: How to use a waterfall chart to diagnose your website’s performance pains
- Writing Elegant and Readable Code
Remember, your code should be readable for the next developer, or even yourself when you go to look at it again in 6 months.
- Firefox 28 released w/ Mac OS X Notification Center support for web notifications
This is another step getting this closer to mass usage. Right now it just works with OSX, but maybe if iOS, Android or Windows browsers ever adopt it, it could maybe be a thing.
- Inspiration for Item Transitions
tl;dr Still do it. I thought maybe gzipping would make minification less relavent, but it still saves a lot of bytes, even after gzipping.
Proving the point that HTML is almost responsive out of the box.
- An Introduction To Deploying WordPress with Mina
See ya, post-receive hooks. Mina is a deployment tool for websitessites, and seems to be a little more robust. You could apply this technique to a non-wordpress site too.
- A Q&A on the Picture Element
Selecting json like css. Great idea!
- Setting Up an SSH Key
Where was this screencast when I had to figure this whole thing out on my own.
- Nailing the Detail: Bauhaus Design