Posted by Alexander Kaupanin on December 5, 2011 ·
Editor’s note: This article is the third in our new series that introduces new, useful and freely available tools and techniques, developed and released by active members of the Web design community. The first article covered PrefixFree; the second introduced [...]
Posted by Zack Grossbart on November 23, 2011 ·
The Web is just starting to use animation well. For years, animated GIFs and Flash ruled. Text moved and flashed, but it was never seamless. Animations had boxes around them like YouTube videos. HTML5 canvas changes everything about Web animation.
The canvas element [...]
Posted by Addy Osmani on October 27, 2011 ·
Before we start, I’d like to pose a question: when was the last time you asked someone to review your code? Reviewing code is possibly the single best technique to improve the overall quality of your solutions, and if you’re not actively taking advantage of [...]
Posted by Christian Heilmann on October 4, 2011 ·
In school, I hated math. It was a dire, dry and boring thing with stuffy old books and very theoretical problems. Even worse, a lot of the tasks were repetitive, with a simple logical change in every iteration (dividing numbers by hand, differentials, etc.). It [...]
Posted by Zack Grossbart on September 27, 2011 ·
Google’s robots parse [...]
Posted by Luca Degasperi on September 16, 2011 ·
Posted by Richard Shepherd on July 12, 2011 ·
Perhaps one of the most talked about websites in the last 12 months has been Nike Better World. It’s been featured in countless Web design galleries, and it still stands as an example of what a great idea and some clever design and development techniques can produce.
In this article, we’ll talk to the team behind Nike Better World to find out how the website [...]
Posted by Paul Tero on July 7, 2011 ·
Over my programming career, I have made a lot of mistakes in several different languages. In fact, if I write 10 or more lines of code and it works the first time, I’ll get a bit suspicious and test it more rigorously than usual. I would expect to find a syntax error or a bad array reference or a misspelled variable or something.
Coastline near Mwnt on the west [...]
Posted by Smashing Editorial on June 10, 2011 ·
Front-end development is a tricky beast. It’s not difficult to learn, but it’s quite difficult to master. There are just too many things that need to be considered; too many tweaks that might be necessary here and there; too many details to make everything just right. Luckily, developers and designers out there keep releasing useful tools and resources [...]
Posted by Andy Croxall on May 30, 2011 ·