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Web Development Reading List #129: CSRF, Modern Tooling And The UX Of Web Fonts

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Web Development Reading List #129: CSRF, Modern Tooling And The UX Of Web Fonts

   Every week I learn so many new things about front-end development. By building various kinds of projects, by talking to other developers, by reading new articles. Of course, it can be overwhelming, but to me this is the best part of the job. By sharing and talking to other people, my job gets more…

A Never-Ending Story On Ad-Blockers

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A Never-Ending Story On Ad-Blockers

   Desperate times call for desperate measures. In attempts to fight back against the growing adoption of ad-blockers, many publishers and ad-dependent websites adopt all kinds of techniques from introducing “light” paywalls to limiting access to the site to fully blocking ad-blocker users from accessing the content altogether. It seems a bit ironic that a…

Web Development Reading List #128: Firefox 45, A Multi-Colored Font And Better Force-Pushing

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Web Development Reading List #128: Firefox 45, A Multi-Colored Font And Better Force-Pushing

   Another week comes to an end, with new browser announcements, releases and cool new tools that you might want to check out. I make it short: Have fun reading this week’s reading list and enjoy your weekend! Firefox 45 is out and now re-evaluates responsive images in srcset on resize or viewport changes. Also,…

From Fledgling To Founder: How Designers Can Push Their Creations Into The Real World

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From Fledgling To Founder: How Designers Can Push Their Creations Into The Real World

   The idea that designers are bound to be servants of other people’s and companies’ products is extremely pervasive. Sure, you may build your own design agency but, in the end, that agency is simply a collective effort to serve someone else. From my perspective, though, the world is waking up to the idea that…

Tools And Resources For A More Meaningful Web Typography

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Tools And Resources For A More Meaningful Web Typography

   It’s the small details that make a project shine. Solid typography, well-crafted with attention and care is one of them. A harmonious visual rhythm, typographic subtleties like soft caps, margin outdents or the correct use of hyphens and dashes — there are a lot of things that add up to it. In practice, however,…

Web Development Reading List #127: jQuery 3, UX Research And XSS In Ads

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Web Development Reading List #127: jQuery 3, UX Research And XSS In Ads

   Working on very different projects, in different teams and with different people can sometimes be a challenge. But one thing that works out remarkably well is doing retrospectives with your team. In retrospectives, you talk about how a certain project went, and the whole team shares what problems/challenges they faced, what was good and…

Inspiring Everyday Graphic Design

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Inspiring Everyday Graphic Design

   The most inspirational things are often right in front of us. It might be the typography on a book cover, the colors of your favorite music album, the opening titles in that movie you saw yesterday. To celebrate all those little moments of inspiration, we have compiled some resources for you which honor the…

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