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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!

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.

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.

Web Design Weekly #85

Some movement in HTML5 Spec with the removal of the hgroup elements. Alex Sexton blogged about JavaScript Inheritance. John Siracusa wrote about the web rendering landscape. Harry Roberts had some great ideas about organising your CSS hacks and loads more. Enjoy!

Web Design Weekly #84

Lots of responsive goodness this week. Ian Storm Taylor shared a brilliant article about his thoughts about media queries being a hack. A nice responsive navigation plugin was released. Lea Verou shared he thoughts on the current state of gradient prefixes. Tab Atkins blogged about element queries and Alex MacCaw shared his tips on how to set up Sublime Text 2. Big week.

Web Design Weekly #83

Massive week in regards to browsers! The Chrome team announced that they will be forking WebKit and moving to Blink. Mozilla & Samsung also announced that they are working on a new rendering engine. In general news, Brad Frost did a video interview for WDW. Philip Walton shared some strategies for dealing with CSS. Alex Sexton published an awesome post about deploying JavaScript applications. Dave Rupert blogged about responsive web design deliverables and so much more. Enjoy!

Web Design Weekly #82

Big bad Trent Walton was interviewed by The Great Discontent. Awesome interview. Michiel de Graff explains how to you the animations with Sass and @while. Paul Stamatiou has another epic post about developing a responsive, retina site.Andy Clarke released Rock Hammer and loads more. Big week!

Web Design Weekly #81

The weeks seem to be getting bigger and better. Thankfully I dig curating the best content every week. I can’t believe it’s already issue #81!. Without further ado. A few big guns from some of the top companies released Browser Diet which is a great resource to get your site into shape. Jordan Moore discusses a few of the lesser practised elements in responsible web design. A great discussion about the jQuery CDN on the HTML5 GitHub repository and so much more. Enjoy!

Web Design Weekly #80

Lots of focus back on the Responsive Design World this week. Elliot Jay Stocks kicked it off with an awesome post about how we have just wasted a good number of years forcing fixed pixels on to a responsive framework. Richard Clark on the HTML5 Doctor walked through input types, Paul Irish gives the low down on WebKit, Ben Kamens looked at the finer details of the Amazon drop down and also the Web Standards Project called it a day. Enjoy.

Web Design Weekly #79

So much awesomeness this week it was hard to decided what made the cut. Thankfully I still managed. The W3C did an amazing job in quickly turning around the videos from the W3Conf. A hot debate about responsive design on branch started by Noah Stokes with lots of big guns adding their 2 cents. Chrome 26 beta dropped. A great typography started kit, Typeplate was released and so much more. Enjoy.

Web Design Weekly #78

Can’t believe it nearing the end of February. This week is no exception. Lots of crazy good web development happening. Great article by Paul Irish about continuous painting mode for paint profiling. Chris Coyier looks at the old and new Flexbox syntax for the best results. Yeoman 1.0 was released. Typehead.js was released by the team at twitter and loads more. Enjoy.

Web Design Weekly #77

Massive week. Opera announces that it will make a gradual transition to the WebKit engine. Lots of great articles, for and against. Trent Walton explains where to start when taking on your next responsive web design project. Sacha Greif dives into flat pixels and Addy Osmani wrote a great article about optimising paint times for your pages. Enjoy!

Web Design Weekly #76

These weeks seem to be getting bigger and bigger. Maybe everyone is winding up for the year. This week Jeremy Keith wrote about the issues with the ‘main’ element. Cennydd Boweles talked about why we should look beyond user-centered design.Florian Boesch had a great piece on why we should use WebGL and the team at Twitter released Flight. Enjoy!

Web Design Weekly #75

Well the big boys at A List Apart released version 5 of their site. More talk about performance. Sublime Text 3 beta was released. Oli Studholme wrote an awesome article on the Pastry Box and Tumblr upgraded their dashboard. Enjoy.

Web Design Weekly #74

Headlines Front-End Performance for Web Designers / Developers It’s hard, if not impossible, to deny that performance is by far one of the most critical aspects of any decent web project, be it a small portfolio site, a mobile-first web app, right through to a full-scale e-commerce project. (csswizardry.com) Remote Realtime Pair Programming with CodePen […]

Web Design Weekly #73

Another bumper week! Dave Rupert bit the bullet and shipped his Accessibility Project. It’s hosted on GitHub and its aim is to become a community-driven effort to make web accessibility easier. Jonathan Neal dived into understanding the fav icon. Phillip Walton wrote a great post about the z-index property. Tutsplus had a great post about source maps and so much more. Enjoy.

Web Design Weekly #72

This is the first issue for 2013 after a little break over Christmas. The break was great, but I’m super psyched to be back and creating the newsletters again. I think I went a little over the top this week, but it was hard not too with so many great links. Ian Hickson was interviewed by Bruce Lawson. Issue 4 of the great Offscreen was released along so many more great articles and resources. Enjoy.