Web Design Weekly #195


Pure UI

Not only did I find myself nodding in agreeance with Guillermo Rauch throughout this awesome piece I found his passion for taking the task at hand and over delivering really inspiring. (rauchg.com)

FullStory – See what your users see.

Watch and understand how real customers are interacting with your design. FullStory records each customer session exactly as it rendered in their browser – unlocking pixel-perfect playback, DOM and console inspection, searchability on any page element or interaction, and more. Try FullStory free for 14 days! (fullstory.com)


The introduction to Reactive Programming you’ve been missing

If you are keen to get your head around and learn about Reactive Programming this is a must read explanation by André Staltz. (github.com)

Facebook’s Business Design Principles

Margaret Stewart writes about four of Facebook’s business design principles for designing great business products. (medium.com)

Become a Command-Line Power User with Oh-My-ZSH and Z

The more development you do, the more you end up in the command-line so why not get comfortable with it. This post by Wes Bos gives you some great tips to take your command-line skills to the next level. (smashingmagazine.com)

Introduction to React.js for those who know just a little jQuery (reactfordesigners.com)

Tips for making responsive web design multi-lingual (responsivenews.co.uk)

Tools / Resources

Breakpoint Tester

Breakpoint Tester is a bookmarklet which scans a website stylesheets to find user defined media query breakpoints and lets you test responsive designs based on those breakpoints, rather than fixed device widths. (breakpointtester.com)

Tools that changed my design process in the best way possible

Baltazar Pazos-Villarreal was in need of faster and more efficient tools that would help him deliver better work in less time and in this post he lists those tools. Hopefully they can also help you. (medium.com)

D3.js Design Patterns

Larger interactive d3 programs can be difficult to organise and the goal of this resource is to help you minimise the mess before it happens. (github.com)


An SVG path element editor intended to demonstrate the path syntax in an interactive interface. (jxnblk.com)

Cushion App – Peace of mind for freelancers (cushionapp.com)

jQuery 3.0 Alpha Released (jquery.com)

Little-Known CSS Facts (sitepoint.com)


Things will not change unless you change them for you (tobiastom.name)

“Web Design Is Dead.” No, It Isn’t. (smashingmagazine.com)

The Web We Have to Save (medium.com)


Stack Exchange Senior Product Designer

Stack Exchange is a fast-growing, VC-funded startup with over 79 million monthly visitors. We’re looking for a talented senior designer to join our tight-knit team of designers, developers and product managers. The work you do here will directly affect millions of users around the world. (stackoverflow.com)

UI Designer – The Iron Yard

Want to use your design skills to help people in a meaningful way? The Iron Yard is hiring a UI Designer to join its product development team. As the first designer on our product team, your design abilities will have lasting impact on students as we build tools to help teachers teach and students learn. (theironyard.com)

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Last but not least…

Comments on the web – fixed forever

A extremely brilliant idea to handle all those pesky comments. (github.com)