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- The White Site | Digital home of Ben White, designer and tinkerer
Ben has been quietly blogging away, documenting beautiful design. adactio.com/links/11773
- The road to Firefly 6, part 2, Roobottom.com
A look at the technical details behind Firefly’s pattern library. The tech stack includes Less, BEM, and some React, but it’s Anna and Danielle that really made it work. adactio.com/links/11772
This is beautifully intimate. Your role is that of an anthropologist in orbit around Earth observing the everyday moments on the planet below through uploaded videos that have never been viewed by another human. adactio.com/links/11769
- Opera Neon - The future of web browsers? | Opera
Under the hood it’s the same Blink engine that power’s the regular Opera browser (and Chrome) but I really like the interface on this experiment. It’s described as being a “concept browser”, much like a “concept car”, which is a nice way of framing experiments like this. More concept browsers please
- Swing Left | Take Back the House
An excellent location-based resource for US citizens looking to make a difference in the 2018 midterm elections. adactio.com/links/11765
- CSS Grid. One layout method not the only layout method
Grid is only a replacement for float-based layout, where float-based layout it being used to try and create a two-dimensional grid. If you want to wrap text around an image, I’d suggest floating it. Grid is only a replacement for flexbox if you have been trying to make flexbox into a two-dimension
- Designing inspired style guides presentation slides and transcript | Stuff & Nonsense
Having spent half a decade encouraging people to make their pattern libraries public and doing my best to encourage openness and sharing, I find this kind of styleguide-shaming quite disheartening: These all offer something different but more often than not they have something in common. They look
You, the software engineers and leaders of technology companies, face an enormous responsibility. You know better than anyone how best to protect the millions who have entrusted you with their data, and your knowledge gives you real power as civic actors. If you want to transform the world for the
- Improving accessibility in Co-op wills - Digital blogs
Some interesting insights from usability and accessibility testing at the Co-op. We used ‘nesting’ to reduce the amount of information on the page when the user first reaches it. When the user chooses an option, we ask for any other details at that point rather than having all the questions on the
- GitHub - bastianallgeier/letter: Letter is a simple, highly customizable tool to create letters in your browser.
A nice little use of print (and screen) styles from Bastian—compose letters in a web browser. Instead of messing around in Word, Pages or even Indesign, you can write your letters in the browser, export them as HTML or PDF (via Apple Preview). adactio.com/links/11755
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