Browsing Category: web design

  • Crowdfunding Web Platform Features With Open Prioritization — Smashing Magazine

    About The Author Rachel Andrew is not only Editor in Chief of Smashing Magazine, but also a web developer, writer and speaker. She is the author of a number of books, including … More about Rachel Andrew … Rachel Andrew takes a look at a new effort to crowdfund the costs of implementing browser features. …

    07/13/2020
  • How To Create A Custom React Hook To Fetch And Cache Data — Smashing Magazine

    About The Author Front-end engineer passionate about performance and bleeding-edge technologies. More about Ademola … There is a high possibility that a lot of components in your React application will have to make calls to an API to retrieve data that will be displayed to your users. It’s already possible to do that using the …

    07/13/2020
  • A Book Release For Click! And A Chance To Rethink Our Routines — Smashing Magazine

    About The Author Ari Stiles helps coordinate book production for Smashing. She uses her penchant for design, writing, research, and organization to foster meaningful … More about Ari … We shipped the first copies of Click! How to Encourage Clicks Without Shady Tricks in June, with a little extra something for preorder customers. The book …

    07/10/2020
  • CSS Transitions In Vuejs And Nuxtjs — Smashing Magazine

    About The Author Front-end developer based in Lagos, Nigeria. He enjoys converting designs into code and building things for the web. More about Timi … Transitions are a nice way to remove, change, or update data in an application because their occurrence adds a nice effect and is good for the user experience. In this …

    07/10/2020
  • Removing Panic From E-Commerce Shipping And Inventory Alerts — Smashing Magazine

    About The Author Suzanne Scacca is a former WordPress implementer, trainer and agency manager who now works as a freelance copywriter. She specializes in crafting marketing, web … More about Suzanne Scacca … There was a time when marketers used things like urgency, scarcity and FOMO to drive online shoppers to a sale. But scare …

    07/09/2020
  • Creating Tiny Desktop Apps With Tauri And Vue.js — Smashing Magazine

    About The Author Kelvin Omereshone is the CTO at Quru Lab. Kelvin was formerly a Front-end engineer at myPadi.ng. He’s the creator of Nuxtjs Africa community and very passionate … More about Kelvin … Tauri is a toolchain for creating small, fast, and secure desktop apps from your existing HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. In this …

    07/08/2020
  • CSS News July 2020 — Smashing Magazine

    About The Author Rachel Andrew is not only Editor in Chief of Smashing Magazine, but also a web developer, writer and speaker. She is the author of a number of books, including … More about Rachel Andrew … In this article, Rachel Andrew takes a look at some of the interesting CSS features that are …

    07/07/2020
  • Understanding Plugin Development In Gatsby — Smashing Magazine

    Gatsby is a modern static-site generator that has revamped the way static websites are being built. It incorporates React, Node.js, and GraphQL to create stunning and blazing-fast websites. In this post, we will discuss Gatsby plugins and develop our own comment plugin. Gatsby is a React-based static-site generator that has overhauled how websites and blogs …

    07/06/2020
  • How To Test Your React Apps With The React Testing Library — Smashing Magazine

    About The Author Awesome frontend developer who loves everything coding. I’m a lover of choral music and I’m working to make it more accessible to the world, one upload at a … More about Chidi … Testing gives confidence in written code. In the context of this article, ‘testing’ means ‘automated testing’. Without automated testing, …

    07/03/2020