Web Design Weekly #378

February 06, 2020 - Jake Bresnehan

Headlines

Frank Chimero - Redesigning in the open

In the past, Frank Chimero has redesigned his site behind the scenes. This time he is trying something different. Documenting and designing in the open. A great insight into one of the smartest web designers today. (frankchimero.com)

Architects, gardeners, and design systems (adactio.co)

.design: A better Domain Name for Designers

A .design domain allows you to create a more elegant URL. Get 1 year for free today! Your domain can now be a part of your story. (porkbun.com)

Articles

How browsers resolve competing CSS styles

Hopefully, this post by Amelia Wattenberger helps clear up some confusion about how styles are prioritised. (wattenberger.com)

Why You Should Choose HTML5 “article” Over “section”

Bruce Lawson shares some insights into what use is “section”, and how should authors mark up headings that are hugely important to assistive technologies users. (smashingmagazine.com)

Optimising SVGs for the Web

In this article, Michelle Barker shares her process for optimising SVG assets, which may help you if you’re a designer or developer unfamiliar with working with SVG on the web. (css-irl.info)

Some Imaginary CSS

What CSS could we be writing in a few years that might seem far-fetched today? Tyler Sticka explores. (cloudfour.com)

Tools / Resources

Introducing Cloud Inspector - Sketch

The Sketch Cloud Inspector makes it easy for developers to get the information they need to turn pixels into code — all in the browser. (sketchapp.com)

Starting a UX project?

The next time you start a UX project, keep this checklist in mind. It will help you stay aligned with your business goals, understand your user and avoid costly mistakes. (invisionapp.com)

My Browser

Easy to digest browser details to help you with QA and tech support. (mybrowser.fyi)

Practice GraphQL Queries With the State of JavaScript API (css-tricks.com)

Smooth Scrolling Sticky ScrollSpy Navigation (bram.us)

Puppeteer v2.1.0 is out (github.com)

GitHub Actions API (github.com)

Inspiration

The Team Behind React (reactjs.org)

Tech To Watch In 2020 (syntax.fm)

Jobs

Senior Product Designer at WillowTree

The Senior Product Designer is a highly-autonomous role with endless opportunities to impact our teams, clients, and company through your creative vision. You’ll lead design engagements for a variety of large and/or complex projects with minimal oversight. (willowtreeapps.com)

React UI Software Engineer

We are currently looking for a brilliant React UI Software Engineer to join our team. We work in small teams, so this is an opportunity to have a big impact, contribute, and ship products that quickly that are used by millions of people. (locuslabs.com)

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Last but not least…

Can you make a countdown timer in pure CSS? (chenhuijing.com)

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