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smashingmagazine.com

Color Tools And Resources

Do you need a little inspiration boost? We’ve collected some useful color tools and resources that we’ve discovered lately.

chrisannetts.com

Improving the Tesco Loan Calculator

Even the best web forms can be improved. I've reviewed the Tesco Bank Loan Calculator, and have made some suggestions on what I would do to refine it.

web.dev

The performance effects of too much lazy-loading

Eagerly loading images within the initial viewport—while liberally lazy-loading the rest—can improve Web Vitals while loading fewer bytes.

prototypr.io

Are UI/UX Tips the New Clickbait for Designers?✨

UI Tips are everywhere - Do’s and Don’ts of UI Design. Are they misleading beginners?

anniversary.archive.org

Looking Wayback: Internet Archive 25th Anniversary

A journey from way back to way forward, through the pivotal moments when knowledge became more accessible for all.

css-tricks.com

Typewriter Animation That Handles Anything You Throw at It

I watched Kevin Powell’s video where he was able to recreate a nice typewriter-like animation using CSS.

uxdesign.cc

How will long-Covid change the accessibility landscape?

Long-Covid manifests in different ways with different people.

a11yproject.com

Quick tip: Everyday Accessibility

Make your social media, digital document, and multimedia content more accessible with these quick and practical steps.

ishadeed.com

Comparing Design Mockups To Code Result

How to compare the design and the code result in CSS to achieve consistency.

bugherd.com

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Try BugHerd - Pin tasks to the page and capture screenshots, video and technical information like browser and operating systems. It’s almost too easy.

designsystemssurvey.seesparkbox.com

The 2021 Design Systems Survey

This year, we delve into design system priorities and challenges, including adoption, contribution, and debt.

christianheilmann.com

The accessibility stalemate

A lot of excellent accessibility advice never gets distributed beyond the initial audience.

makerstations.io

Maker Stations

Explore home office setups from makers across the globe.

marcandrew.me

UI & UX Micro-Tips: Volume Seven

In this follow-up article I’ve brought you another selection of easy to put into practice UI & UX micro-tips.

mymodernmet.com

“Guerilla Greening” Imagines Major Cities as Vibrant Urban Forests

WATG is reimagining what urban centers would look like if they underwent intensive ecological transformation.

joshwcomeau.com

How To Learn Stuff Quickly

As software developers, we’re always learning new things; it’s practically the whole gig!

unicodearrows.com

Unicode Arrows

Jewelry of the best part of the unicode spec ↫

baselinehq.com

This Colorblind Designer Says: Please Stop Using Red And Green Together

Colorblindness affects around 1 in 100 people. So why are so many interfaces still problematic for colorblind users, and how can designers help?

medium.com

An illustration style that speaks for Indeed

Building meaning and connecting with our audience through this expressive visual medium.

medium.com

Emotionality at work

Why we refreshed our 1800+ emoji to support the new landscape of work.