The ultimate guide to SVG. Imagine you could embed an image in a web page, scale that page to any size, and never lose image quality.
Well, you can. It’s totally possible, we just haven’t been doing it as much as we should. Images with fixed sizes such as JPG files, GIFs, and PNGs have their place on the Web, but their inherently static nature conflicts with the way the Web is going. As we move to responsive, flowing designs, the more irritating it gets to have to deal with images that are fundamentally not responsive. Flexbox Cheatsheet Cheatsheet. While I am no stranger to the magic of Flexbox, I find that I am not using it very often just yet.
As a result I end up pausing and referring back to this post at CSS-Tricks whenever an opportunity to utilize its powers presents itself. Adaptive Placeholders. Adaptive Placeholders A while ago I designed an interactive placeholder thing for our forms and wrote it entirely in CSS.
I made it assuming no one would ever notice, so you can imagine my surprise when I saw that it got featured on LittleBigDetails, one of my favorite blogs! Improve the payment experience with animations. Animations add context This transition shows how an animation can be useful for the user.
It becomes clear that we ask for their phone number as part of the Remember me step, that the phone input shows up because of the action you took (checking Remember me). Shake shake shake When building a form, it’s easy to overlook how errors are experienced by the user. It’s easy to think of them as just one more item to check off in the list of potential tree of outcomes. Sleight of hand. Web Design 2014: What to Watch Out For. This year has been a brilliant year in web design.
More than any other year perhaps, huge strides have been made towards the maturing of the field. Let's have a look at some of what we can expect for the future of web design as an industry. Solutions to the Slicing Problem Anyone who has been doing web design for longer than a few years has undoubtedly faced the problem of the gap between design and front-end development. Designers live in tools similar to Photoshop or Sketch, and developers live in their text editors. This common workflow has seen many attempts at a solution, including things like SiteGrinder, Dreamweaver, and more recently Adobe Muse. These tools will greatly benefit from the fact that web design trends have adopted flat colors with very little texture and predictably repeated elements.
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