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  • The Era Of Platform Primitives Is Finally Here
    Dienstag 12:00 at Articles on Smashing Magazine — For Web Designers And Developers
    Application frameworks have built whole ecosystems on top of them. Let’s take a closer look at serverless platforms such as Netlify’s [Platform Primitives](https://www.netlify.com/platform/primitives) and explore how they can increase our productivity with a serverless fullstack experience.
  • How WordPress Democratizes Publishing & Fuels an Economy
    Sonntag 18:09 Eric Karkovack at Speckyboy Design Magazine
    It seems like an odd mix on the surface. On one hand, WordPress is a content management system (CMS) that aims to democratize publishing. It’s right there in the mission… The post How WordPress Democratizes Publishing & Fuels an Economy appeared first on Speckyboy Design Magazine.
  • Switching It Up With HTML’s Latest Control
    Freitag 12:00 at Articles on Smashing Magazine — For Web Designers And Developers
    After years of relying on checkbox hacks to create a “switch” control for forms that toggle between two states, HTML may be gaining a native way to go about it by adding a `switch` attribute to checkbox inputs. Daniel Yuschick walks us through a first impression of switch controls and discusses current and ongoing considerations that need to be explored further before it is ready for prime time.
  • 20+ Free Analog Film Lightroom Presets for Photographers
    Donnerstag 10:34 Paul Andrew at Speckyboy Design Magazine
    Analog film aesthetics hold a timeless appeal in digital photography, offering a distinctive look that can create a feeling of nostalgia and rustic artistry. The rich tones, subtle grain, and… The post 20+ Free Analog Film Lightroom Presets for Photographers appeared first on Speckyboy Design Magazine.
  • Best Practices For Naming Design Tokens, Components And Variables
    Donnerstag 9:00 at Articles on Smashing Magazine — For Web Designers And Developers
    How can we get better at naming? This post is dedicated to naming conventions, tips, and real-world examples that help you name things in a robust and flexible way.
  • Modern CSS Layouts: You Might Not Need A Framework For That
    Mittwoch 15:00 at Articles on Smashing Magazine — For Web Designers And Developers
    It’s easy to get lost in a sea of CSS frameworks and libraries, each promising easier styling and smoother layouts. Brecht De Ruyte demonstrates four CSS utility classes (plus a bonus) using techniques that allow them to be used practically anywhere you need a particular layout — be it Grid or Flexbox — with configurable options.
  • Hidden vs. Disabled In UX
    Dienstag 8:20 at Articles on Smashing Magazine — For Web Designers And Developers
    Should you hide or disable a feature? You’ve probably been there before. Here are some considerations for hiding versus disabling, along with possible alternatives to improve UX. An upcoming part of [Smart Interface Design Patterns](https://smart-interface-design-patterns.com).
  • Creativity Hasn’t Left Web Design – It’s Just Different
    Montag 14:58 Eric Karkovack at Speckyboy Design Magazine
    It sometimes feels like web design has lost its creative flair. Has it? Or have we changed how we use our creativity? The post Creativity Hasn’t Left Web Design – It’s Just Different appeared first on Speckyboy Design Magazine.
  • Building A User Segmentation Matrix To Foster Cross-Org Alignment
    Freitag 17:00 at Articles on Smashing Magazine — For Web Designers And Developers
    Many organizations prioritize internal structures and services over customer-centricity, hindering effective decision-making. Through a case study, Talke Hoppmann-Walton advocates for a shift towards an outside-in perspective and proposes the use of a user segmentation matrix to foster alignment across departments and prioritize customer needs.
  • Beyond CSS Media Queries
    Donnerstag 15:00 at Articles on Smashing Magazine — For Web Designers And Developers
    Juan Diego Rodriguez explains why media queries still occupy a vital role in responsive layouts; only they are now one tool in a larger toolbox with modern techniques that are best when used together.
  • Transforming The Relationship Between Designers And Developers
    Mittwoch 10:00 at Articles on Smashing Magazine — For Web Designers And Developers
    Is there such a thing as harmony between designers and developers in the workplace, and if so, how can it be achieved? In this article, Chris Day explores the challenges of effective collaboration, outlines the key factors at play, and (hopefully!) empowers you to find the right solutions to help you and your team deliver to their full potential.
  • 20+ Best Free Halftone Photoshop Brush Sets for Digital Artists
    Dienstag 21:03 Paul Andrew at Speckyboy Design Magazine
    Free halftone Photoshop brushes for adding texture and depth to your digital art. Ideal for vintage and comic book styles. Download now! The post 20+ Best Free Halftone Photoshop Brush Sets for Digital Artists appeared first on Speckyboy Design Magazine.
  • Why Designers Aren’t Understood
    Dienstag 12:00 at Articles on Smashing Magazine — For Web Designers And Developers
    How do we conduct UX research when there is no or only limited access to users? Here are some workarounds to run UX research or make a strong case for it. An upcoming part of [Smart Interface Design Patterns](https://smart-interface-design-patterns.com).
  • What to Do When Your Website Faces a Major Software Change
    Montag 12:58 Eric Karkovack at Speckyboy Design Magazine
    Updates to system software and site components mean extra work. Here are some tips for managing those software changes that may impact your website. The post What to Do When Your Website Faces a Major Software Change appeared first on Speckyboy Design Magazine.
  • How to Retrieve WiFi Password on Windows
    Montag 10:45 David Walsh at David Walsh Blog
    Remembering the WiFi password when on a guest network is never easy. Even worse is when it’s no longer posted and someone else is asking you for it. Luckily there’s a built in Windows command to recover the password of a given WiFi network. The Shell Code Open cmd and execute the following command: netsh […] The post How to Retrieve WiFi Password on Windows appeared first on David Walsh Blog.
  • The Times You Need A Custom @property Instead Of A CSS Variable
    Montag 8:00 at Articles on Smashing Magazine — For Web Designers And Developers
    Preethi Sam walks through an example that demonstrates where custom properties are more suitable than variables while showcasing the greater freedom and flexibility that custom properties provide for designing complex, refined animations.
  • The Modern Guide For Making CSS Shapes
    Freitag 13:00 at Articles on Smashing Magazine — For Web Designers And Developers
    In this comprehensive guide, Temani Afif explores different techniques for creating common shapes with the smallest and most flexible code possible.
  • The Forensics Of React Server Components (RSCs)
    Donnerstag 13:00 at Articles on Smashing Magazine — For Web Designers And Developers
    React Server Components (RSCs) combine the best of client-side rendering, and author Lazar Nikolov thoroughly examines how we got here with a deep look at the impact that RSCs have on the page load timeline.
  • 20+ Best Free Futuristic Fonts for Designers
    Dienstag 13:10 Paul Andrew at Speckyboy Design Magazine
    A curated collection of free futuristic display fonts. They’re all perfect for design projects that need a modern, forward-thinking aesthetic. The post 20+ Best Free Futuristic Fonts for Designers appeared first on Speckyboy Design Magazine.
  • How To Run UX Research Without Access To Users
    Dienstag 12:00 at Articles on Smashing Magazine — For Web Designers And Developers
    How do we conduct UX research when there is no or only limited access to users? Here are some workarounds to run UX research or make a strong case for it. An upcoming part of Smart Interface Design Patterns.
  • How To Harness Mouse Interaction Data For Practical Machine Learning Solutions
    Montag 10:00 at Articles on Smashing Magazine — For Web Designers And Developers
    In this article, Eduard Kuric discusses mouse interaction data, what kind of magic can be done with it, and some of the hidden pitfalls to watch out for so you get a head start incorporating them in your solutions.
  • Combining CSS :has() And HTML <select> For Greater Conditional Styling
    Donnerstag 10:00 at Articles on Smashing Magazine — For Web Designers And Developers
    Amit Sheen demonstrates using `:has()` to apply styles conditionally when a certain „ in a „ element is chosen by the user and how we gain even more conditional styling capabilities when chaining `:has()` with other pseudo-classes, such as `:not()` — no JavaScript necessary.
  • How to Fix: Windows WASD Keys Reversed with Arrow Keys
    Donnerstag 1:55 David Walsh at David Walsh Blog
    This past weekend I had the opportunity to be what every father wants, if only for a moment: the “cool dad”. My wife was out of town and my youngest son wanted to play PUBG. I caved in, taught him the basic FPS key binds, and he was having a great time. While he was […] The post How to Fix: Windows WASD Keys Reversed with Arrow Keys appeared first on David Walsh Blog.
  • Why Do Web Design Projects Come to a Standstill?
    Mittwoch 16:16 Eric Karkovack at Speckyboy Design Magazine
    We talk about the most common reasons why web design projects come to a halt, and get tips to avoid delays and maintain momentum. The post Why Do Web Design Projects Come to a Standstill? appeared first on Speckyboy Design Magazine.
  • Longing For May (2024 Wallpapers Edition)
    Dienstag 13:00 at Articles on Smashing Magazine — For Web Designers And Developers
    May is almost here, so what better occasion could there be for some fresh and inspiring desktop wallpapers? Created with love by artists and designers from across the globe, the wallpapers in this post come in versions with and without a calendar. Enjoy!
  • Lessons Learned After Selling My Startup
    Montag 15:00 at Articles on Smashing Magazine — For Web Designers And Developers
    Business acquisitions are common but often shrouded in mystery because they happen behind closed doors. In this article, Yaakov details the story of his company and the journey it took him on, shedding light on the process of selling a business and what he learned from the experience.
  • Things That Keep the Grumpy Designer Awake at Night
    Sonntag 15:46 Eric Karkovack at Speckyboy Design Magazine
    A dive into the web-related issues that keep the Grumpy Designer up at night. Make a cup of coffee and join us on this nerve-wracking journey. The post Things That Keep the Grumpy Designer Awake at Night appeared first on Speckyboy Design Magazine.
  • The End Of The Free Tier
    Freitag 8:00 at Articles on Smashing Magazine — For Web Designers And Developers
    Free-tier pricing is a common marketing strategy. “Free” gets people in the door and allows them to settle in and see how things work. But, as Juan Diego Rodriguez explains, the practice of free *tiers* is often conflated with free *trials*. And while the distinction may be nuanced, the consequences of sunsetting free-tier pricing may be huge.
  • Conducting Accessibility Research In An Inaccessible Ecosystem
    Donnerstag 12:00 at Articles on Smashing Magazine — For Web Designers And Developers
    Conducting UX research that includes participants with a variety of disabilities is vital to building inclusive technology, but most prototypes used for testing are inaccessible. Rather than continuing to leave out feedback from disabled consumers, which ultimately leads to exclusive technology, researchers must get creative in their workarounds and be relentless in their efforts.
  • Using AI For Neurodiversity And Building Inclusive Tools
    Mittwoch 15:00 at Articles on Smashing Magazine — For Web Designers And Developers
    This article illustrates how AI can be leveraged to build tools that can be inclusive with a little bit of an additional effort.
  • 30+ Best Free Heavy & Ultra-Bold Fonts for Designers
    Dienstag 17:28 Paul Andrew at Speckyboy Design Magazine
    We share a curated selection of the best free ultra-bold and heavy fonts available. These are the heavy fonts you’ve been looking for! The post 30+ Best Free Heavy & Ultra-Bold Fonts for Designers appeared first on Speckyboy Design Magazine.
  • F-Shape Pattern And How Users Read
    Dienstag 10:00 at Articles on Smashing Magazine — For Web Designers And Developers
    Scrolling, scanning, skipping: How do users consume content online? Here’s what you need to know about reading behavior and design strategies to prevent harmful scanning patterns. An upcoming part of Smart Interface Design Patterns.
  • Better Web Security Means Less Convenience – For Now
    Montag 8:11 Eric Karkovack at Speckyboy Design Magazine
    We discuss the balance between increased web security and user convenience, analyzing how this impacts everyday online interactions. The post Better Web Security Means Less Convenience – For Now appeared first on Speckyboy Design Magazine.
  • Demystifying Screen Readers: Accessible Forms & Best Practices
    Freitag 14:26 Chris DeMars at CSS-Tricks
    This is the 3rd post in a small series we did on form accessibility. If you missed the second post, check out “Managing User Focus with :focus-visible“. In this post we are going to look at using a …Demystifying Screen Readers: Accessible Forms & Best Practices originally published on CSS-Tricks, which is part of the DigitalOcean family. You should get the newsletter.
  • How To Work With GraphQL In WordPress In 2024
    Freitag 10:00 at Articles on Smashing Magazine — For Web Designers And Developers
    What options do we have for integrating GraphQL with WordPress in 2024? Leonardo Losoviz describes the developments that have taken place in this space over the last three years.
  • Converting Plain Text To Encoded HTML With Vanilla JavaScript
    Mittwoch 13:00 at Articles on Smashing Magazine — For Web Designers And Developers
    What do you do when you need to convert plain text into formatted HTML? Perhaps you reach for Markdown or manually write in the element tags yourself. Or maybe you have one or two of the dozens of online tools that will do it for you. In this tutorial, Alexis Kypridemos picks those tools apart and details the steps for how we can do it ourselves with a little vanilla HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.
  • How To Monitor And Optimize Google Core Web Vitals
    Dienstag 10:00 at Articles on Smashing Magazine — For Web Designers And Developers
    The three Core Web Vitals metrics don’t only tell you how visitors experience your website but also impact your Google search result rankings. In this article, we’ll look at what Core Web Vitals are, how they are measured, and how you can use DebugBear to monitor them continuously.
  • HTML popover Attribute
    Montag 11:19 David Walsh at David Walsh Blog
    Modals have been an important part of websites for two decades. Stacking contents and using fetch to accomplish tasks are a great way to improve UX on both desktop and mobile. Unfortunately most developers don’t know that the HTML and JavaScript specs have implemented a native modal system via the popover attribute — let’s check […] The post HTML popover Attribute appeared first on David Walsh Blog.
  • Sliding 3D Image Frames In CSS
    Freitag 18:00 at Articles on Smashing Magazine — For Web Designers And Developers
    Creating 3D effects in CSS isn’t an entirely new concept, but typical approaches use additional elements in the markup and pseudo-elements in the styles to pull it off. Temani Afif applies 3D effects and sliding transitions to a single „ using clever CSS techniques that demonstrate advanced, modern styling practices.
  • Penpot’s CSS Grid Layout: Designing With Superpowers
    Donnerstag 8:00 at Articles on Smashing Magazine — For Web Designers And Developers
    Penpot helps designers and developers work better together by offering a free, open-source design tool based on open web standards. Today, let’s explore Penpot’s latest feature, CSS Grid Layout. Penpot’s latest release is about efficiency and so much more. It gives designers superpowers and a better place at the table. Excited? Let’s take a look at it together.