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Web Design Weekly #369

Milica Mihajlija covers how browser rendering works and how to navigate DevTools to diagnose animation performance issues. Travis Almand look at how to use intersection observer watches and lots more. Enjoy.

Wed Design Weekly #368

Mark Boulton shares his concerns he has with the current thinking of what constitutes a good design system in our industry. Rachel Andrew explores the situations in which you might encounter overflow in your web designs. Firefox 69 features a number of nice new additions and lots more. Enjoy.

Web Design Weekly #367

Is the internet boring now? Jake Underwood reflects on the years gone by and asks the questions, where did the web’s old personality go? Virginia Start shares a 5-step guide for designing global addresses that she devised during her research for Shopify’s International team. A handy tool that automatically generates splash screen and image assets for your Progressive Web App and lots more.

Web Design Weekly #366

Hui Jing sheds some light into why reading CSS specifications is immensely helpful to build a strong understanding of CSS. A look into how visual elements affect our perception, recognition and memory by interacting with digital products. Philip Walton explains how to bundle modules and lots more. Enjoy!

Web Design Weekly #365

Adam Noffsinger explains how Dropbox Design migrated to Figma. Harry Roberts dives into ‘Time to First Byte’. Linzi Berry, Product Design Systems Manager at Lyft, shares the story and core principles of their design system. Enjoy.

Web Design Weekly #364

Marianne Bellotti passes on some great advice that has stuck with her during the process of becoming a better manager. With Chrome 76, you’ll be able to use the new “loading” attribute to lazy-load resources. Robin Weruch explains how to fetch data in React with Hooks and lots more. Enjoy.

Web Design Weekly #363

Eric Bailey shares some thoughts on creating, maintaining and evaluating accessible technology. Adam Silver passes on loads of knowledge about form design. High-quality and customizable Gatsby themes and more. Enjoy.

Web Design Weekly #362

Scott Jehl explains the simplest way to load CSS asynchronously. Tom Johnson feels that our tools tools are holding us back. Scott and Wes talk about the fundamentals of JavaScript and loads more. Enjoy.

Web Design Weekly #361

Dan Fries digs into headless CMSs and if they are the future of Websites. Shane Williams gives some great advice on how and where to start if you are lost when it comes to building a design system and loads more. Enjoy.

Web Design Weekly #360

Adam Morse wrote up a recent talk he did about Chaos Design. Jonathan Snook talks about React and the other technologies that are generally used with it. Chase McCoy shares some of the tools that his team used to build a component library and lots more. Enjoy.

Web Design Weekly #359

Dan Cederholm reflects on what he has learned from building a community for designers, running a business and navigating some tough life years. Styled Components version 5 has been released. Some predictions from the State of CSS 2019 survey discussed and so much more.

Web Design Weekly #358

A great new site released called – Relearn CSS layout is a must check out. Ethan Marcotte reminds us that most design systems work is rarely flashy or sudden. Gergely Orosz’s shares a personal take on what good code reviews look like and so much more. Enjoy!

Web Design Weekly #357

Cam Jackson describes a recent trend of breaking up frontend monoliths into many smaller, more manageable pieces. The State of CSS 2019 survey results have been published. Max Böck helps shine some light on getting into the CSS mindset and lots more. Enjoy.

Web Design Weekly #356

Sara Soueidan shares some insights into the different ways you can make your icon-only buttons accessible. Brad Frost looks into reducing motion with the picture element. Rachel Andrew takes a look at what happens when you use grid as a value of display and lots more. Enjoy.

Web Design Weekly #355

Chris Coyier sheds some light on what “Full Stack” means in this day and age. Google Fonts is Adding Font-Display. Kent Dodds explains how to handle user authentication in modern React Applications with context and hooks. Enjoy.

Web Design Weekly #354

Berlin based designer, Koos Looijesteijn does a pretty great job at looking at the different angles and coming up with a concise answer to “What is design?”. Dave Ceddia shows us a way to approach layouts wholistically, as a cohesive problem to be solved. Faraz Kelhini explores various aspects of the Shadow DOM and lots more. Enjoy.

Web Design Weekly #353

Chloe Hwang takes a look at the most important part of performance: how to measure and diagnose bottlenecks. Paul Ryan explains how to setup Percy within our projects along with integrating CircleCI into the workflow and more. Enjoy.

Web Design Weekly #352

Addy Osmani looks at the new loading attribute which brings native img and iframe lazy-loading to the web. Sergey Ryzhov shares what he learnt by using useReducer/useContext in his React application. Figma has a fresh coat of paint and loads more. Enjoy.

Web Design Weekly #351

Chris Coyier has put together a meandering waltz through what other people have to say about simplicity. Peter-Paul Koch explains CSS scope for JavaScript developers. Ana Tudor shares some awesome CSS trickery on how to visually blur the border of an element and lots more. Enjoy.

Web Design Weekly #350

Kurt Varner offers some transparency and advice based on his own experience being an interviewer and hiring manager at Dropbox. Jake Archibald compares the performance of 10 recently updated Formula One (the motor-racing sport) sites. Caleb Williams discuss why Web Components are a great tool to deliver high-quality user experiences without complicated frameworks or build steps and that don’t run the risk of becoming obsolete. Plus lots more. Enjoy.