Without even realizing it, our perceptions are cross-referenced with our memories. Our brains conjure up an emotional reaction when our eyes see familiar shapes, colors, and textures. This fun exercise uses various styles of couches to help you make decisions about the emotional response that best represents the personality of your company (or how you would like your company to be perceived). … Read article “If Your Company Were a Couch…”
We’re talking SVG here, so here’s our base circle:
This is probably mostly a problem on “content” sites in which you smash things down into the ol’ tube of content. I don’t mind the tube, but I think Kevin is doing some smart … Read article “Do responsive sites have to be so tall on mobile?”
Unitless line heights are fine, but aren’t the only way to use it. If I want an exact, perfect vertical rhythm implemented in my stylesheets, I would absolutely use a line-height *with a unit*
Ethan Marcotte, on time- and budget-constrained organizations websites:
This plugin has blasted our dev shop through the roof when it comes to development best practices, in ways we never expected or intended. It forces us to use … Read article “Deploying From Bitbucket to WordPress”
I’m forever trying to make my local image workflow easier. I work with images as part of blog posts, images as part of sites I’m working on, images headed to social media… images everywhere. Almost always headed to the web. If we’re taught one thing about images and the web, it’s that they should be optimized.
Working on your website locally means having the files that make your website tick right there on your computer. It’s common those files live in a version control repository. You work on them, and push them up to the repo when you are ready. Other people work too, and you pull their changes back down.
Scaling our websites and applications so that they look great on every screen can be difficult. A big portion of that difficulty can be trying to get specific components, particularly ones that have pieces that have to stay a certain size (like animations), to look good regardless of the screen size. In this post, we’ll cover how to help keep our responsive animations sized the way we want them.… Read article “Scaling Responsive Animations”