Archive for the ‘Link’ Category

The Red Reveal: Illusions on the Web

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In part one of a series of posts about optical illusions on the web, Dan Wilson looks at how to create the “Red Reveal” that he happens to describe like this: Growing up, my family played a lot of board games. Several games such as Outburst, Passw...

Shipping system fonts to GitHub.com

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System font stacks got hot about a year ago, no doubt influenced by Mark Otto's work putting them live on GitHub. The why, to me, feels like (1) yay performance and (2) the site looks like the rest of the operating system. But to Mark: Helvetica was ...

Your Sketch library is not a design system redux

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I really like this post by Brad Frost about what is and isn’t a design system, particularly when he de-emphasizes the importance of tools when it comes to that sort of work : ...components living inside static design tools like Sketch isn’t itself...

​Wix.com: Make the Web Your Playground

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(This is a sponsored post.)Here's something you should consider having: your own professional website. The only thing you'll need to get started is your imagination, a little free time, and an innovative website builder. Wix is the world's most techno...

​Wix.com: Make the Web Your Playground

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(This is a sponsored post.)Here's something you should consider having: your own professional website. The only thing you'll need to get started is your imagination, a little free time, and an innovative website builder. Wix is the world's most techno...

Observable

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Observable launched a couple of weeks ago. As far as I understand, it’s sort of like a mix between CodePen and Medium where you create "notebooks" for exploring data, making nifty visualizations. Check out this collection of visualizations using map...

CSS Grid Layout Module Level 2

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The second iteration of CSS Grid is already in the works and the public editor's draft was released last week! While it is by no means the final W3C recommendation, this draft is the start of discussions around big concepts many of us have been wanting...

Web Animation Workshops Dates for 2018 Announced

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"I'm getting a raise!" This was my favorite quote from last year's Web Animation Workshops, as Val and I covered performance, tooling, and creating animations for SVG, CSS, JS and React. Now we're gearing up for another round of Web Animation Workshop...

Stimulus

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A modest JavaScript framework for the HTML you already have. This will appeal to anyone who is apprehensive about JavaScript being required to generate HTML, yet wants a modern framework to help with modern problems, like state management. I wonder if ...

PixelSnap

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Forever I've used the macOS Command-Shift-4 screenshot utility to measure things. Pressing it gets you a little crosshairs cursor which you can click-and-drag to take a screenshot but, crucially, has little numbers that tell you the width/height of the...