This article discusses some of the current issues with Living Style Guides and highlights how a component based architecture, currently in use at Lonely Planet, can help to solve these. (ianfeather.co.uk)
New research shows every second you shave off your site’s average page load time means an 8% improvement in page value. (portent.com)
Iconfinder provides you and your fellow designers with the best quality and the largest selection of vector icons. Choose from more than 60.000 vector icons in different styles and themes. Go flat, glyph, outline or 3D. The choice is yours. (iconfinder.com)
Phillip Walton offers some sound advice on why it’s not always a good idea to trust the best answer on Stack Overflow. (css-tricks.com)
A great insight into how the team behind The Guardian maintain and control quality with 25 developers. (theguardian.com)
Harry Roberts discuses an interesting method for grouping classes. I’m not 100% sold on the idea but I’m sure it has it’s use cases in some large code bases. (csswizardry.com)
A really well researched article by Marc Grabanski that dives into all sorts of animations and pitches to the browser developers that we need a physics-based tweening library to help take it to the next level. (marcgrabanski.com)
Tools / Resources
Brad Frost puts forward the suggestion that designing for a multitude of screen sizes, environments and variables is hard work, so getting into the browser as quickly as possible gives us an opportunity to design and develop more realistic solutions. Couldn’t agree more! (bradfrostweb.com)
IndexedDB offers a powerful way to store and retrieve data in the browser. As with server-side databases, IndexedDB allows us to generate keys, search data, or sort it by a particular field. In this article, Tiffany Brown digs into the IndexedDB API by building a to-do list manager. (dev.opera.com)
Matthew Pennell from Booking.com runs over how they have introduced automation into their workflow to produce a better code base and a leaner site. (blog.booking.com)
Last But Not Least…
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