Create a Statistics UI Panel Using HTML & CSS3

Raul Dronca  •  CSS3, HTML  •  September 29, 2016
Create a Statistics UI Panel Using HTML & CSS3

Topic: HTML / CSS3 Difficulty: Intermediate Estimated Completion Time: 45 minutes In this tutorial, we are going to create a Statistics Panel using HTML and CSS3. We’re going to use Google Fonts for this tutorial, specifically “Roboto.” HTML First, let’s create our HTML structure. We need a wrapper or a container, we’ll name it “stats-panel.”...

HTML 5 Will Upgrade to HTML 5.1 Soon

Doru Ciobanu  •  News  •  September 27, 2016
HTML 5 Will Upgrade to HTML 5.1 Soon

Nearly 2 years ago, HTML, the markup language used for structuring and presenting content on the web released version 5. Intended as a substitute for HTML 4 and XHTML 1 and DOM Level 2 HTML, HTML5 improved the language with support for cutting-edge multimedia such as <video>, <audio> and <canvas>, while keeping HTML readable by humans and consistently...

Is Design Cyclical? Why Styles Are Continuously Changing

Ben Bate  •  Design  •  September 26, 2016
Is Design Cyclical? Why Styles Are Continuously Changing

Note: Use of “design” largely refers to design style, specifically mobile and web, for this article. I was recently looking through some screenshots of apps from earlier versions of iOS. It had me thinking about where design is headed over the next five to 10 years, why we continue to iterate on style, and whether design is really getting better or simply...

TypeScript 2.0 is Now Available!

Doru Ciobanu  •  News  •  September 23, 2016
TypeScript 2.0 is Now Available!

TypeScript, the famous ECMAScript 2015 superset, releases version 2.0. The main concept behind the open-source project revolves around the idea of simplifying the coding and maintenance of robust applications by applying static typing rather than dynamic typing used by Java Script. Offering support for the latest JavaScript features like async functions and decorators,...

Sketch Upgrades to Version 40

Doru Ciobanu  •  News  •  September 22, 2016
Sketch Upgrades to Version 40

Launched in 2010, Sketch, the award winning vector drawing tool, is now at iteration No. 40. Praised for its cutting edge performance and usability, Sketch is the default tool for designers around the world. The switch to an incremental release cycle and a different licensing model offered Sketch the flexibility it needs to stay ahead of the game. Version 40 brings...

7 Things You May Not Know in JavaScript

Ionică Bizău  •  Coding  •  September 22, 2016
7 Things You May Not Know in JavaScript

There is a lot of fun to be had when working in JavaScript. Even for developers that interact with it daily, some parts of the language remain unexplored. I’m going to highlight seven things you may not know about JavaScript. Note: I am going to use ES2015 in the examples: pretty much the let keyword (you can replace it with var if you don’t have an interpreter...

Is Your Web Development Team Making These (Common) Mistakes?

Adrian  •  Resources  •  September 20, 2016
Is Your Web Development Team Making These (Common) Mistakes?

Designers who have the opportunity to work with a great development team are a fortunate lot. The others, not so much. If you’ve worked with inexperienced development teams, or teams that promise a quick turnaround but provide less than quality work, you could be excused. You probably think that bugs, slow loading, or bloated code, are facts of life. Coding that does not...

How Changing the UX 180 Degrees Made Grew Sales By 180%

Gery Meleg  •  UX Design  •  September 19, 2016
How Changing the UX 180 Degrees Made Grew Sales By 180%

Bannersnack’s Design Journey and Case Study Were you ever asked to fully change the experience and UI of a product that is used by more than 3 million people? Well, it happened to me. Let me tell you my story and the journey of the 180-degree change of Bannersnack. Have you heard about Bannersnack? If you are one of our users, skip to the next section. If you don’t...

What is an Interaction Designer?

Carrie Cousins  •  Design  •  September 15, 2016
What is an Interaction Designer?

These two little words are being used a lot in the design sphere these days. But what truly is interaction design? And what makes you an interaction designer? Here, we’ll answer both of those questions and offer a showcase of some great interaction design work. Interaction Design 101 Interaction design is a process in which designers focus on creating engaging web interfaces...

5 Ways Creative Web Designers Work on Awesome Websites

Adrian  •  Design  •  September 14, 2016
5 Ways Creative Web Designers Work on Awesome Websites

An awesome website created by a talented and creative web designer is a thing to behold. Websites like these, set the bar so high that even approaching that level of craftsmanship seems out of reach. It sometimes seems that this task requires a level of creativity we have yet to achieve. Like many other things in life, it’s doable. It may take years of training, and...