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  • Dealing With an Absentee Web Design Client
    Sonntag 23:16 Eric Karkovack at Speckyboy Design Magazine
    Prolonged silence from clients can be frustrating. There are only so many hours in a day, after all. Yet there is also frustration in their inability to consistently communicate with you. The post Dealing With an Absentee Web Design Client appeared first on Speckyboy Design Magazine.
  • Is CSS a Programming Language?
    Freitag 15:56 Chris Coyier at CSS-Tricks
    I have a real distaste for this question. It might seem like a fun question to dig into on the surface, but the way it enters public discourse rarely seems to be in good faith. There are ulterior motives at …The post Is CSS a Programming Language? appeared first on CSS-Tricks. You can support CSS-Tricks by being an MVP Supporter.
  • Links on Typography
    Freitag 15:54 Chris Coyier at CSS-Tricks
    These are a few great links about typography that have been burning a hole in my saved bookmarks folder that I’m just now getting around to sharing. There’s good stuff in there, from how to choose typefaces for app design to ideas for how to fix the concept of font sizing in CSS.The post Links on Typography appeared first on CSS-Tricks. You can support CSS-Tricks by being an MVP Supporter.
  • How To Organize Product-Related Assets And Collaborate Better
    Freitag 12:00 at Articles on Smashing Magazine — For Web Designers And Developers
    How do you organize your Google Drive assets? How do you name your Dropbox Paper documents? How do you deal with comments? Let’s get it right.
  • Weekly News for Designers № 591
    Freitag 9:55 Speckyboy at Speckyboy Design Magazine
    This week’s Designer News – № 591 – includes The Humble Element And Core Web Vitals, 400+ JavaScript Interview Questions 🎓 With Answers, The Almost-Complete Guide to Cumulative Layout Shift, Building Split Text Animations, Practical Use Cases For CSS Variables, How Tracking and Kerning Improves All Caps Text, Rotated 3D Letters and Image Hover Effect, and lots more. The post Weekly News for Designers № 591 appeared first on Speckyboy Design Magazine.
  • Can I Email…
    Freitag 4:38 Chris Coyier at CSS-Tricks
    While I’m 85% certain you’ve seen and used Can I Use…, I bet there is only a 13% chance that you’ve seen and used Can I Email…. It’s the same vibe—detailed support information for web platform features—except instead …The post Can I Email… appeared first on CSS-Tricks. You can support CSS-Tricks by being an MVP Supporter.
  • Apparently, You Can Use Route53 as a Blazingly Fast Database
    Donnerstag 22:03 Chris Coyier at CSS-Tricks
    Route53 is DNS management service by AWS. DNS is absolutely not a database, and yet here’s Nicholas Martin writing up some very clever trickery originally done by Corey Quinn:When you think about it, DNS configuration is actually a…The post Apparently, You Can Use Route53 as a Blazingly Fast Database appeared first on CSS-Tricks. You can support CSS-Tricks by being an MVP Supporter.
  • What Google’s New Page Experience Update Means for Images on Your Website
    Donnerstag 21:57 Geoff Graham at CSS-Tricks
    It’s easy to forget that, as a search engine, Google doesn’t just compare keywords to generate search results. Google knows that if people don’t enjoy their experience on a web page, they won’t stay on the page long enough to …The post What Google’s New Page Experience Update Means for Images on Your Website appeared first on CSS-Tricks. You can support CSS-Tricks by being an MVP Supporter.
  • Custom State Pseudo-Classes in Chrome
    Donnerstag 16:28 Šime Vidas at CSS-Tricks
    There is an increasing number of “custom” features on the web platform. We have custom properties (–my-property), custom elements (), and custom events (new CustomEvent(‚myEvent‘)). At one point, we might even get custom media …The post Custom State Pseudo-Classes in Chrome appeared first on CSS-Tricks. You can support CSS-Tricks by being an MVP Supporter.
  • Not All Advice is Good Advice
    Donnerstag 15:47 David Walsh at David Walsh Blog
    From the time we’re children, we’re trusting people. We rely on those close and older than us to point us toward success and “the right way”. One of the toughest days of our lives is when we realize our parents, or people we look up to, aren’t always perfect, aren’t always right, and worst of […] The post Not All Advice is Good Advice appeared first on David Walsh Blog.
  • Improving The Performance Of Shopify Themes (Case Study)
    Donnerstag 13:00 at Articles on Smashing Magazine — For Web Designers And Developers
    When dealing with themes for large platforms and CMS, legacy issues often become a bottleneck. In this article, Carson Shold discusses how his team improved the performance and organization of their Shopify themes, and improved maintainability along the way.
  • Astro
    Mittwoch 23:49 Chris Coyier at CSS-Tricks
    You can’t even look at code or documentation for Astro (publicly) yet — it’s an in-progress idea — but you can watch a video of Fred showing it off to Feross. I gotta admit: it looks awesome. I’m bullish …The post Astro appeared first on CSS-Tricks. You can support CSS-Tricks by being an MVP Supporter.
  • Progress Delayed Is Progress Denied
    Mittwoch 18:51 Chris Coyier at CSS-Tricks
    The bombshell article of the week is from Alex Russell of Google/Chrome. Alex has long been super critical of Apple, particularly about how there is literally no option to run any other browser than Safari on iOS. This article isn’t …The post Progress Delayed Is Progress Denied appeared first on CSS-Tricks. You can support CSS-Tricks by being an MVP Supporter.
  • Is Vendor Prefixing Dead?
    Mittwoch 16:18 Rob O'Leary at CSS-Tricks
    Let‘s take a quick stroll down memory-lane to revisit how vendor prefixing CSS properties came to be. I hope I don’t trigger PTSD for anyone! It‘s not clear who started prefixing, or when it began exactly. What is clear, is …The post Is Vendor Prefixing Dead? appeared first on CSS-Tricks. You can support CSS-Tricks by being an MVP Supporter.
  • Reducing HTML Payload With Next.js (Case Study)
    Mittwoch 12:30 at Articles on Smashing Magazine — For Web Designers And Developers
    This article showcases a case study of Bookaway’s landing page performance. We’ll see how taking care of the props we send to Next.js pages can make loading times and Web Vitals better.
  • Presenting Design Ideas is All About Presentation
    Mittwoch 9:09 Addison Duvall at Speckyboy Design Magazine
    A good design presentation will encourage clients and colleagues to take your ideas more seriously and assign more value to them. The post Presenting Design Ideas is All About Presentation appeared first on Speckyboy Design Magazine.
  • 16px or Larger Text Prevents iOS Form Zoom
    Dienstag 23:16 Chris Coyier at CSS-Tricks
    This was a great “Today I Learned” for me from Josh W. Comeau. If the font-size of an is 16px or larger, Safari on iOS will focus into the input normally. But as soon as the font-size is …The post 16px or Larger Text Prevents iOS Form Zoom appeared first on CSS-Tricks. You can support CSS-Tricks by being an MVP Supporter.
  • Jetpack Backup: Roll Back Your WooCommerce Site Without Losing Orders
    Dienstag 23:15 Geoff Graham at CSS-Tricks
    Here’s a dilemma: what happens if your WooCommerce site has a problem and the quickest and best way to fix it is to roll back to a previous version? The dilemma is, if you roll back the database, you would …The post Jetpack Backup: Roll Back Your WooCommerce Site Without Losing Orders appeared first on CSS-Tricks. You can support CSS-Tricks by being an MVP Supporter.
  • A Guide To Undoing Mistakes With Git
    Dienstag 16:30 at Articles on Smashing Magazine — For Web Designers And Developers
    No matter how experienced you are, mistakes are an inevitable part of software development. But we can learn to repair them! And this is what we’ll be looking at in this two-part series: how to undo mistakes using Git.
  • Let’s use (X, X, X, X) for talking about specificity
    Dienstag 16:19 Chris Coyier at CSS-Tricks
    I was just chatting with Eric Meyer the other day and I remembered an Eric Meyer story from my formative years. I wrote a blog post about CSS specificity, and Eric took the time to point out the misleading nature …The post Let’s use (X, X, X, X) for talking about specificity appeared first on CSS-Tricks. You can support CSS-Tricks by being an MVP Supporter.
  • Creating Colorful, Smart Shadows
    Dienstag 16:19 Chris Coyier at CSS-Tricks
    A bona fide CSS trick from Kirupa Chinnathambi here. To match a colored shadow with the colors in the background-image of an element, you inherit the background in a pseudo-element, kick it behind the original, then blur and filter it. …The post Creating Colorful, Smart Shadows appeared first on CSS-Tricks. You can support CSS-Tricks by being an MVP Supporter.
  • 4 Ways Clients Can Hurt Project Outcomes (and How You Can Save the Day)
    Dienstag 12:34 Eric Karkovack at Speckyboy Design Magazine
    We explore some ways that clients can negatively impact the outcome of a project. Along the way, we’ll also discuss some potential solutions. The post 4 Ways Clients Can Hurt Project Outcomes (and How You Can Save the Day) appeared first on Speckyboy Design Magazine.
  • Smashing Podcast Episode 36 With Miriam Suzanne: What Is The Future Of CSS?
    Dienstag 7:00 at Articles on Smashing Magazine — For Web Designers And Developers
    In this episode, we’re starting our new season of the Smashing Podcast with a look at the future of CSS. What new specs will be landing in browsers soon? Drew McLellan talks to expert Miriam Suzanne to find out.
  • Chapter 8: CSS
    Montag 23:52 Jay Hoffmann at CSS-Tricks
    In June of 2006, web developers and designers from around the world came to London for the second annual @media conference. The first had been a huge success, and @media 2006 had even more promise. Its speaker lineup was pulled …The post Chapter 8: CSS appeared first on CSS-Tricks. You can support CSS-Tricks by being an MVP Supporter.
  • Swipey Image Grids
    Montag 16:35 Chris Coyier at CSS-Tricks
    I hope people think of SVG as a vector format that is good for drawing things. There is plenty more to know, but here’s one more: SVG is good for composition. You draw things at very specific coordinates …The post Swipey Image Grids appeared first on CSS-Tricks. You can support CSS-Tricks by being an MVP Supporter.
  • The Evolution Of Jamstack
    Montag 9:00 at Articles on Smashing Magazine — For Web Designers And Developers
    Web-oriented databases, frameworks like Nuxt and Next.js, and even frameworkless approaches are evolving the Jamstack, but the core principles are more powerful than ever.
  • 8 Stunning Examples of CSS & JavaScript 3D Text Effects
    Sonntag 19:32 Eric Karkovack at Speckyboy Design Magazine
    A collection of CSS & JS snippets for creating beautiful 3D text effects. They run the gamut from calm and classy to outrageously animated. The post 8 Stunning Examples of CSS & JavaScript 3D Text Effects appeared first on Speckyboy Design Magazine.
  • What Is a Redirect and How Should You Use It?
    Sonntag 15:00 Matthew Gibbons at Web Design – WebFX Blog
    Brooke is on her way to a biochemistry class at her university. As she makes her way to her usual classroom, she finds it filled with maintenance workers trying to repair a ceiling leak. Then she spots a note on the door that says, “Class moved to room 314.” Following the note’s lead, she reroutes […] The post What Is a Redirect and How Should You Use It? appeared first on WebFX Blog.
  • The 50 Best Fonts for Creating Stunning Logos in 2021
    Samstag 17:43 Paul Andrew at Speckyboy Design Magazine
    Stuck finding the right font for your logo? Check out these 50+ logo fonts for your next project. Serif, sans-serif, script, and decorative – there’s plenty to pick from! The post The 50 Best Fonts for Creating Stunning Logos in 2021 appeared first on Speckyboy Design Magazine.
  • Weekly News for Designers № 590
    Freitag 18:51 Paul Andrew at Speckyboy Design Magazine
    This week’s Designer News – № 590 – includes Figma Free Wireframe Templates, Modern CSS Pseudo-Class Selector Guide, Free Web Interface Handbook, Free High-Resolution Texture Packs, and much more. The post Weekly News for Designers № 590 appeared first on Speckyboy Design Magazine.
  • May Is In The Air (2021 Wallpapers Edition)
    Freitag 11:00 at Articles on Smashing Magazine — For Web Designers And Developers
    Do you need a little inspiration boost? Well, then our new collection of wallpapers is for you. Designed with love by the community for the community, the wallpapers are available with and without a calendar for May 2021.
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  • Image Optimization Strategies Compared (Sponsored)
    Freitag 1:15 David Walsh at David Walsh Blog
    We all know the stats. Slower website performance is strongly linked to higher abandon rates and lower conversions. What you may not know is that the main culprit is bloated web page payloads, bringing down our otherwise performant web pages via images. That being said, images also drive conversions, social sharing, and overall visitor engagement; […] The post Image Optimization Strategies Compared (Sponsored) appeared first on David Walsh Blog.
  • The Humble `<img>` Element And Core Web Vitals
    Donnerstag 14:15 at Articles on Smashing Magazine — For Web Designers And Developers
    Images have also been a key part of the web. They communicate ideas instantly, but they are also a lot heavier than text to load. This means that it’s essential to get loading and displaying them right, if you want to give your users a fantastic first impression. An excerpt from [Addy’s new book](https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2021/04/image-optimization-pre-release/) (also, check a [free PDF preview](http://provide.smashingmagazine.com/eBooks/image-optimization-sample-chapter.pdf)).
  • Meet Image Optimization, A New Smashing Book By Addy Osmani
    Mittwoch 15:20 at Articles on Smashing Magazine — For Web Designers And Developers
    The cat is out! For the last year, we’ve been working with Addy Osmani on a new Smashing Book all around image optimization. And now it’s here. Meet “Image Optimization”, our practical modern guide to delivering high-quality images on the web with the best performance.
  • Proprietary vs. Open-Source: How to Choose the Right CMS
    Mittwoch 9:04 Eric Karkovack at Speckyboy Design Magazine
    We explain the differences between the two types of systems. The goal is to give you the information you need to make the right choice. The post Proprietary vs. Open-Source: How to Choose the Right CMS appeared first on Speckyboy Design Magazine.
  • Understanding Easing Functions For CSS Animations And Transitions
    Dienstag 14:00 at Articles on Smashing Magazine — For Web Designers And Developers
    Easing functions can change the look and feel of an animation by affecting the rate, or speed, of an animation. In this article, we’re going to take a deep dive into easing functions and see how we can use them to create those natural and stunning animations.
  • When Chaos Invades: Keeping Your Freelance Business Going During a Crisis
    Montag 23:18 Eric Karkovack at Speckyboy Design Magazine
    I share thoughts on balancing life and business during chaotic times. I’m learning as I go, but here’s the good, bad, and ugly of it all. The post When Chaos Invades: Keeping Your Freelance Business Going During a Crisis appeared first on Speckyboy Design Magazine.
  • Regular Expression Match Groups
    Montag 16:25 David Walsh at David Walsh Blog
    Regular expressions are incredibly powerful but can be difficult to maintain. They’re a skill you learn on the job and, when the suits walk by, make you look incredibly smart if you have a few up on your screen. How can we solve the maintainability problem? With a match groups, as Addy Osmani enlightened me […] The post Regular Expression Match Groups appeared first on David Walsh Blog.
  • How To Bake Layers Of Accessibility Testing Into Your Process
    Montag 13:00 at Articles on Smashing Magazine — For Web Designers And Developers
    Accessibility experts Kate Kalcevich and Mike Gifford introduce readers to „layered accessibility testing”, a practice of using a variety of tools and approaches at different stages in the digital product lifecycle to catch accessibility issues early — when it’s easier and cheaper to fix them.