Today, a basic HTML/CSS site seems almost passé. But why? Is it because our new tools are so significantly better, or because we’ve gone overboard complicating simple things? (signalvnoise.com)
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Katie Kovalcin offers some wise advice on ways to incorporate another guideline into your design process. (cognition.happycog.com)
Keen to dive into Node.js and MongoDB? This easy to follow article by Elliot Bonneville should help get you up and running in no time! (smashingmagazine.com)
A quick overview by Dudley Storey on how to set up font subsetting to help increase the speed of your site. (demosthenes.info)
CSS Blend Modes provide a way to specify how one layer will interact or “blend” with the one underneath. Until now, this was the domain of photo editing applications, but now they are available on the web using CSS. (dev.opera.com)
Mobile has revolutionised the way we use the web. This is especially true of disabled users, for whom mobile devices open the door to a whole new spectrum of interactions. In this article TJ VanToll dives into some best practices we all should be trying to achieve. (smashingmagazine.com)
Tools / Resources
This awesome Grunt task helps maintain quality by using phantomas and grunt-phantomas to gather metrics. (github.com)
The tumblr boilerplate is the simple basis of any good tumblr theme. Avoid slow setup times by developing your custom theme fast. (tumblrboilerplate.com)
Have you ever had trouble tracking down a “console.log” statement? If so, this small snippet of code by Remy Sharp will help you identify where the log is being called from. (remysharp.com)
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