This article is on-point: https://alistapart.com/article/design-with-difficult-data If our designs are so simple, then as soon as the developer starts coding the design, they already deviate from the photoshop mockup. And that’s dangerous because developers are not designers (and this developer is color-blind!).
Posts Tagged / web
This is a good write-up about how to understand colorblindness in the workplace and as a web developer. https://blog.prototypr.io/going-colorblind-an-experiment-in-empathy-and-accessibility-98b7003737ca
I really enjoy the point http://bettermotherfuckingwebsite.com is making. The more tools, plugins, libraries and other shit we introduce into building a website, the harder we make it on ourselves.
I attended the Syntax Conference 2017 in Charleston, SC earlier this month. The event was fantastic, well designed and planned. The sessions were very informative and topical. The city of Charleston is a great town, full of history. Take a glance at the conference here And think about attending next year
If you love optimizing like I do, read this list: Front-End Performance Checklist 2017 (PDF, Apple Pages)
StackOverflow is out with their 2016 Developer Survey. Great data in there, great to see the growth and trends around the world for web developers and developers of all kinds. http://stackoverflow.com/research/developer-survey-2016
It really is here, the ability to make your web app feel like a native app. Here are 2 great resources for getting started: https://developers.google.com/web/progressive-web-apps/
I’ve always worked hard to optimize all my web apps (client caching, gzip compression, image compression, domain shading, css sprites, etc…). It’s great to see that it really does make a difference. wpostats.com shows the real stats and puts into hard numbers that perfomance does matter.
This articles talks about how web apps can get the same trust and experience as native apps. Lots of great points: https://remysharp.com/2016/03/18/progressive-web-apps-the-long-game
Being able to POST data is a core piece of web development. Sometimes testing and logging the POST data though is not easy. David Walsh just posted about how easy it is to use CURL right from the terminal: https://davidwalsh.name/curl-post-file And if you haven’t used POSTMAN, it’s an awesome tool for testing POST. Even gives