Nice article a co-worker passed on last week about the flat web design that’s showing up in interfaces on the web, but also mobile too — Windows 8, as well as rumored to be in iOS 7.
Hat tip: Ben
The key to efficiency on any computer application is mastering and utilizing the keyboard as much as possible, instead of navigating multiple levels of nested menus via the mouse or various panels.
Photoshop is the easiest application I’ve come across to quickly ramp up productivity by using the keyboard as much, or more than the mouse sitting beside it. But there always seem to be more keyboard commands and combinations to learn.
The article below does a great job of running through some of them:
Nice article on making it easier to attack responsive design — a process that we’d all like make simpler.
Came across from this just after the new year. Images have always been the big glutton of web pages, and progressive JPGs is a good best practice going forward, as the title would suggest.
Nice article, with some great examples of how to illustrate motion in web sites to add some excitement and flow to your web pages.
Here’s a nice list of tools for front-end developers to save both a little time and effort:
Just discovered a few design/developer-related comic strips. Love this particular one:
Nice writeup on how you can work grids into responsive web design. I can’t say I’ve had much experience in doing this, but I am currently consulting on a project where we’re doing this.
Would love to get our interactive team to go to this in 2013. If the info and sessions are anything like the one based on the information below. Can’t wait for flexbox to become a thing that can work cross-browser. CSS layout is only going to get better and err.. more flexible over the course of the next couple years.
I’ve been meaning to post a link to this going on two weeks. Seems like a pretty cool idea to spur web innovation. Here’s their homepage description:
We are an open community of developers building resources for a better web, regardless of brand, browser or platform. Anyone can contribute and each person who does makes us stronger. Together we can continue to drive innovation on the Web to serve the greater good. It starts here, with you.