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Web Design Weekly #92

Oli Studholme gives a great run down on why you should look into using Normalize.css. Camino reaches the end. Estelle Weyl looks into a Clown Cat technique. James Long dives deep into JavaScript generators and loads more. Enjoy.

Web Design Weekly #91

Another huge week! Included is a great piece by Stephanie Walter about the State of Responsive Web Design. Details about Opera Next running Blink. Chris Coyier provides a handy/reminder of the logic that can be user when constructing media queries. Brad Frost released his new creation, the Pattern Lab and the YUI Team open sourced a small set of responsive CSS modules called Pure. Enjoy.

Web Design Weekly #90

Paul Irish explores new features of the Chrome developer tools at this years Google I/O conference. Rebecca Murphy shares some great tips on writing testable JavaScript. Smashing Magazine has a great article about how easy using Flexbox is. Tom McFarlin goes into some great detail about design patters in WordPress. Nicholas C. Zakas explores companies uses of GitHub and loads more. Enjoy!

Chrome DevTools Revolutions 2013

Paul Irish:

As the complexity of the web apps you build keeps moving, so do the Chrome DevTools. We’ll give you the latest update on your favorite companion; explore new features like emulating mobile devices, remote debugging, Canvas and WebGL profiling, Sass preprocessor support, developing completely within Chrome using the new Workspaces support, and 20 other features that are brand-new to you and will hugely improve your development.

Make time for this one if you use the dev tools. The future is bright!

Web Design Weekly #89

Addy Osmani dived into the fixing the Daft Punk web experience on the Pitchfork site. Paul Irish goes deep on Chrome moving to Blink. Christian Heilmann invested in a great piece to get up all motivated to just code. Also some great tools were released. Red Pen, which lets you up upload your design, share a short URL and get super fast feedback. WordPress boilerplate hits 2.0 and so much more. Enjoy.

Handy Sass Mixins

Mixins are one of the most powerful features of Sass. Mixins allow for efficient and clean code repetitions as well as an easy way to adjust your code with ease. If you are using Sass in your development workflow, no doubt you are using some of the mixins that I have covered below but some might also be new and helpful.

Web Design Weekly #88

Another big week. The CSS Zen Garden is back! Adobe are killing Fireworks. Paul Lewis takes a quick look at what can trigger painting in the browser and how you can prevent unnecessary paints from taking place. Drew Barontini goes over the details about setting up Sublime Text and loads more. Enjoy!

Web Design Weekly #87

Headlines Gallery CSS A simple, maintainable and understandable gallery without the use of JavaScript. So awesome. Ben Schwarz released the code on Github for free but covers all the details in a 40 minute screencast for a small fee which I would highly recommend. (benschwarz.github.io) The Modern Web Peter Gasston’s The Modern Web will guide […]

Web Design Weekly #86

Not a massive week but some very notable releases and articles. The jQuery team have been hard at it dropping jQuery 2.0 which drops support for IE/6/7/8. Ben Taylor blogged about how we should be animating with physics. The awesome team at Bocoup wrote about the dimensions of web design. Also the high scalabitly blog wrote about the behind the scenes of Pintrest.