Archive for: May, 2017

Quick Tip: Make IndexedDB a Breeze With LocalForage

A 5-minute read in which we wanted to share localForage – an awesome JavaScript library for working with browser storage. ...

Quick Tip: Make IndexedDB a Breeze With LocalForage

A 5-minute introduction to localForage – an awesome JavaScript library for working with browser storage. ...

Animating Single Div Art

When you dig deep with your tools, it is amazing what you can create out of the most basic of HTML. I have been constantly impressed with “Single Div Art” by Lynn Fisher and others where you take a single generic <div> to create a beautiful cactus, Alamo, or panda. See the Pen #dailycssimages 01: Bear...

How Can I Make My Icon System Accessible?

Here’s a question I got the other day? Would you suggest icon fonts or inline SVGs for a complex single page application? And are there specific accessibility concerns for either? Accessibility is especially important for us because schools use our products. I ask because we are currently in the process of unifyi...

Playful Little Tooltip Ideas

Today we’d like to share a couple of simple tooltip animation ideas with you. The tooltips have different shapes mostly made of SVGs and we are animating them with anime.js. Some of these bouncy fellas use SVG path morphing, others transforms and one is a simple text effect. Attention: Heavy use of modern CSS ...

Floating Labels are Problematic

I feel like all these issues are handleable, but the damning issue is #3: they need space to move into. Labels can’t go away and need to be readable at all times, so a floating label pattern doesn’t actually save any space. You could have just put the labels where they float to to begin with. It’s sti...

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

    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 for you: Our monthly deskt...

Website Builder Wix Puts SEO Front and Center

It’s a common prejudice. Websites made with site builders do not rank well in search engine results pages. Wix started a reputation campaign to correct this SEO misconception. The Evolution of Website Builders In the past, websites made with site builders tended to be different from the rest, and that’s no...

How to Tell if React is the Best Fit for Your Next Project

Nowadays, users expect sleek, performant web applications that behave more and more like native apps. Techniques have been devised to decrease the waiting time for a website to load on a user’s first visit. However, in web applications that expose a lot of interactivity, the time elapsing between a user action ta...

Redux vs MobX: Which Is Best for Your Project?

For a lot of JavaScript developers, the biggest complaint with Redux is the amount of boilerplate code needed to implement features. A better alternative is MobX which provides similar functionality but with lesser code to write. For MobX newbies, take a quick look at this introduction written by MobX’s creator. ...