Confessions Of An Impostor – Smashing Magazine

Five years ago, when, for the first time ever, I was invited to speak at one of the best front-end conferences in Europe, I had quite a mixture of feelings. Obviously, I was incredibly proud and happy: I had never Continue reading Confessions Of An Impostor – Smashing Magazine

Naming Things In CSS Grid Layout – Smashing Magazine

When first learning how to use Grid Layout, you might begin by addressing positions on the grid by their line number. This requires that you keep track of where various lines are on the grid, and also be aware of Continue reading Naming Things In CSS Grid Layout – Smashing Magazine

CSS Grid, CAA Pitfalls, And Image Optimization – Smashing Magazine

You know, we use ad-blockers as well. We gotta keep those servers running though. Did you know that we publish useful books and run friendly conferences — crafted for pros like yourself? E.g. our upcoming SmashingConf Barcelona, dedicated to smart Continue reading CSS Grid, CAA Pitfalls, And Image Optimization – Smashing Magazine

Avoiding Bias In Your UX Feedback – Smashing Magazine

You know that user feedback is crucial — after all, your users will decide whether your app succeeds or not — but how do you know whether users are being fair and objective in their feedback? We can tell you: Continue reading Avoiding Bias In Your UX Feedback – Smashing Magazine

Implementing A Service Worker For Single-Page App WordPress Sites – Smashing Magazine

With so many JavaScript frameworks around, single-page application (SPA) websites seem to be all the rage nowadays. However, an SPA architecture has the drawback of having a slower first-page load than a server-based application, because all of the JavaScript templates used to render Continue reading Implementing A Service Worker For Single-Page App WordPress Sites – Smashing Magazine

How A Design System Was Created For The U.S. Government (Case Study) – Smashing Magazine

Editor’s Note: We’ve been closely working with Maya on this article, and we’re happy to see the final result now being published on 18F1. We highly encourage more teams to share the lessons they learned when building design systems2 or Continue reading How A Design System Was Created For The U.S. Government (Case Study) – Smashing Magazine

Winners and Templates – Smashing Magazine

CSS Grid1 is becoming the new layout standard for the web, and we are all still experimenting with what we can achieve with it. Some folks assume that CSS Grid is just a replacement for table layouts or Flexbox2 — Continue reading Winners and Templates – Smashing Magazine

Designing A Realistic Chronograph Watch In Sketch – Smashing Magazine

If you’re into wristwatches, like me1, and are also a fan of the Sketch app2 (or just want to get better at it), then this is the tutorial for you. In it, you will learn how to create a very Continue reading Designing A Realistic Chronograph Watch In Sketch – Smashing Magazine

Functional Minimalism For Web Design – Smashing Magazine

As web design focuses more and more on good user experience, designers need to create the most usable and attractive websites possible. Carefully applied minimalist principles can help designers make attractive and effective websites with fewer elements, simplifying and improving Continue reading Functional Minimalism For Web Design – Smashing Magazine

What To Know Before You Sign – Smashing Magazine

Most days, your goal as a developer is to design, develop and program awesome software. However, part of the job is also finding new clients1, and you don’t want to be caught off guard by unexpected legal documents2 that come Continue reading What To Know Before You Sign – Smashing Magazine