I love the way Erik Kennedy talks about digital design. Very practical and understandable. Have a listen to a chat with him we had on ShopTalk.
The web is a beautiful, expressive medium that’s evolved over time as trends and technology have changed. Moments of delight and flair are what set companies apart from one another. At the same time, today’s top products rely on scalable, component-based design systems to efficiently develop a coherent brand. And it’s more important than ever to have accessibility and a solid user experience baked in from the start! But these two worlds — creative web design and systematic web design … Read article “Material Theming: Making Material Your Own!”
https://serverless.css-tricks.com/… Read article “The Power of Serverless v2.0! (Now an Open-Source Gatsby Site Hosted on Netlify)”
[Geoff:] I’ve built a fair number of WordPress sites in my day. It’s been my go-to since the 2.x-ish days because it works for any site, big or small. That’s the sort of solution and flexibility you like to have as a freelancer.
This can be a pretty fun departure from day-to-day front-end work. There’s no need to worry about maintainability, … Read article “A CSS Golfing Exercise”
He made a similar argument late … Read article “Clever code”
Have you ever created a well-intentioned, thoughtful design system only to watch it grow into an ever-increasing and scary codebase? I’ve been working in sort of the opposite direction, inheriting the scary codebase and trying to create a thoughtful system from it.
On March 6, 2018, a new bug was added to the official Mozilla Firefox browser bug tracker. A developer had noticed an issue with Mozilla’s nightly build. The report noted that a 14-day weather forecast widget typically featured on a German website had all of a sudden broken and disappeared. Nothing on the site had changed, so the problem had to be with Firefox.