• Vanilla JavaScript Code Snippets — Smashing Magazine

    In a new series of posts, we highlight some of the useful tools and techniques for developers and designers. This time around, let’s look at vanilla JavaScript code snippets — resources and lightweight libraries to help you solve a problem without a large overhead or third-party dependencies. Every now and again we have to deal …

    04/05/2021
  • Guarding Against Disposable Design — Smashing Magazine

    About The Author Frederick O’Brien is a freelance journalist who conforms to most British stereotypes. His interests include American literature, graphic design, sustainable … More about Frederick ↬ Quick, constant change is a given on the web. It is often one of its greatest strengths. As ever, though, there is a balance to find. Although …

    04/02/2021
  • Designing And Building With Fluid Type And Space Scales — Smashing Magazine

    About The Authors Trys Mudford (@trysmudford) is a front-end developer who sits at the intersection between design and engineering, helping translate between the two functions … More about James & Trys ↬ By systemizing the fundamentals of typography and space, and leaning into the inherent fluidity of the web, a free new CSS tool called …

    04/01/2021
  • The Small Joys Of April (2021 Wallpapers Edition) — Smashing Magazine

    Let’s welcome the new month with some fresh wallpapers. Designed with love by artists and designers from across the globe, they are available with and without a calendar for April 2021. Starting off the new month with a little inspiration boost — that’s the motivation behind our monthly wallpapers series which has been going on …

    03/31/2021
  • SVG Generators — Smashing Magazine

    About The Author Juggling between three languages on a daily basis, Iris is known for her love of linguistics, arts, web design and typography, as well as her goldmine of … More about Iris ↬ In a new series of posts, we highlight some of the useful tools and techniques for developers and designers. Last …

    03/29/2021
  • Knowledge Sharing And Mentorship (Part 2) — Smashing Magazine

    About The Author Victor is a Philadelphia based researcher, author, and speaker. His book Design for the Mind, is available from Manning Publications. Victor frequently writes … More about Victor ↬ UX practitioners can play an important role in growing the UX maturity of the organizations and products they work with. This article, the second …

    03/26/2021
  • How To Boost Media Performance On A Budget — Smashing Magazine

    About The Author Akshay Ranganath is a Solution Architect at Cloudinary responsible for bringing customers on-board, helping them create work-flow for media management and media … More about Akshay ↬ How do we get media performance right while staying within performance budgets? Let’s take a look at the recent stats and data around performance budgets, …

    03/25/2021
  • Reactivity In Vue — 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 ↬ Reactivity is the ability for a variable (array, string, number, object, etc) to update when its value or any other variable that it makes reference to is changed after declaration. …

    03/25/2021
  • A Deep Dive Into Eleventy Static Site Generator — Smashing Magazine

    About The Author Stephanie Eckles is a front-end focused SWE at Microsoft. She’s also the author of ModernCSS.dev which provides modern solutions to old CSS problems as in-depth … More about Stephanie ↬ Eleventy (aka 11ty) is rising in the ranks among static site generators. This Node-based builder is attractive due to its zero-config starting …

    03/24/2021