Web development

Understanding the basics of code is an essential skill for a UX designer.


Articles

HTML: The Inaccessible Parts

I’ve always abided in the idea that “HTML is accessible by default and then we come along and mess it up.” In a lot places this is very true and by just using a suitable HTML element instead of a generic div or span we can have a big Accessibility impact.

Web developmentAccessibility

Truly fluid typography

You are probably used to setting typography manually within breakpoints, which usually leads to a somewhat bumpy result. Fluid typography using viewport width (“vw”) automatically adjusts the font size to the width of the screen.

Visual designWeb development

A Complete Guide to Flexbox

This complete guide explains everything about flexbox, focusing on all the different possible properties for the parent element (the flex container) and the child elements (the flex items).

Web developmentHTML and CSS

Understanding CSS grid

CSS Grid is a new way to create two-dimensional layouts on the web. With just a few lines of CSS, you can create a grid that was hardly possible before without JavaScript. No plugin or complicated installs, no heavy additional files, no more design limitations.

Web developmentHTML and CSS


Tools

Jekyll

Transform your plain text into static websites and blogs.

Web development

Hugo

Hugo is one of the most popular open-source static site generators. With its amazing speed and flexibility, Hugo makes building websites fun again.

Web development

Flywheel

Whatever your work environment, Flywheel's powerful WordPress platform removes all the hassles of hosting, streamlines your processes, and lets you get back to doing your best work.

Hosting Web development

Netlify

Netlify is everything you need to build fast, modern websites: continuous deployment, serverless functions, and so much more.

Hosting Web development

Storybook

An open source tool for developing UI components in isolation for React, Vue, and Angular. It makes building stunning UIs organized and efficient.

Web development Design systems

Catalog

Combine design documentation with real, live components in one single place, making collaboration between designers and developers seamless.

Web development Design systems

Fractal

Build. Document. Integrate. Powerful component libraries & styleguides that fit the way you work.

Web development Design systems

Lottie

An iOS, Android, and React Native library that renders After Effects animations in real time, allowing apps to use animations as easily as they use static images.

Web development Animation

Bodymovin

An After Effects extension to export animations for web.

Web development Animation

React Sketch.app

Render React components to Sketch; tailor-made for design systems

Design-to-code Design systems Web development

Keyframes

Keyframes helps you write better CSS. Dead simple visual tools to help you generate CSS for your projects.

Web development Animation

HTML Sketchapp

HTML Sketchapp turns HTML nodes into Sketch layers or symbols. Additionally, it allows to export shared text styles and document colors.

Design systems Design-to-code Web development