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Some articles, notes, flotsam and jetsam of my online wanderings; a short glimpse on what I write on design, webtechnologies, and related stuff in my blog:

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The Laws of UX

A very neat collection of (web) design principles , such as "Jacob's Law": "Users spend most of their time on other sites. This means that users prefer your site to work the same way as all the other sites they already know." Laws of UX is a collection of the key maxims that designers must...

Matthias Ott: Saving your web workflows with prototyping

Oh, Matthias did it again: Publishing one of his thorough articles on the challenges of designing/working with "the web". It is again one of those articles that I'd wished to have written myself, because it echoes my thoughts (and my frustration) about the unfitting ways I am forced to work in when I'm doing client...

WordPress 4.9 - Tipton

This release features Customizer improvements, including the ability to save customization changes as drafts, schedule them to go live at a certain time, and letting other people preview the changes easier. To improve code editing in the admin we've introduced syntax highlighting and error checking to make things more robust and harder to break. wordpress.org

CSS Grid Support - Edge now has it, too

Yes! I cannot think of another new spec that has landed in all major browsers in under one year. Over at A List Apart is a very interesting article on the history of the CSS Grid and by whom and how it was made possible. On October 17th, Microsoft’s Edge browser shipped its implementation of...

Where Does The Design Agency Go From Here? - Paul Woods/Edo van Dijk

(…) Design is no longer just about design. Design doesn’t mean making visual solutions. Digital doesn’t mean being a web monkey, producing only websites and apps. Such developments as the rise of artificial intelligence, screenless design and accessibility to great website-building tools like Squarespace mean that the agency that interprets digital design as “making websites...

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