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This week has quite some news for you and some great tipps to improve your technical, desginer and human skills. Have a great weekend! :)
- StackOverflow now supports runnable Code Snippets with revisions and more features.
- The MSIE Team shared their plans and updates on the IE platform roadmap:
dppx-support, ES6 support, Clipboard API, ASM.js support.
- Safari in iOS8 will have the following new features: WebGL (3D canvas), IndexedDB, Navigation Timing API and Crypto API, faster WebView,
onscrollevents, Fullscreen API, CSS Shapes, partial ES6 support,
srcsetsupport, SPDY, and removed
- A cool Pattern Library by CodePen to find inspiration.
- What our clients do with their websites is just as important as the websites themselves. About Client Education and Post-Launch Success.
- Make form validation helpful, not insulting. Interesting analysis of different popular mobile applications by Telerik.
- How banks could improve their visual language and make using their services great again.
- The State of WebType.
- What’s in your pencil case? A starting guide to sketch.
- Polar, sold to Google, published their lessons learned building polar as a multi device application.
- How to design a timeline—and no, it doesn’t have to look like a timeline.
- Create E-Mail Signatures on the fly with proper markup and without the hazzle. Made by Julie Ng who also created the popular Antwort E-Mail Boilerplate.
- Share files from right in the browser via WebTorrent and instant.io. Yes, the technology used in there is Torrent, a shared bandwidth technology but right from within your browser.
- An approach to ditch passwords, going with a token based system. Passwordless.
- Rebasing is cool if you know what you do. It’s cool to clean up your feature branches, to go back in time and re-write history. Learn how to use it.
HTML / SVG
- Sara Soueidan’s talk from CSSConfEU about SVG Animations and Styling.
- FitText, done with SVG. This is super cool solution to fit text into a line.
- SVG Circus—a tool to play with and reverse engineer the code to learn how SVG animations work.
- The fundamental disconnect. Aaron Gustafson on why web languages work how they work, why it’s not comparable to other programming languages and why the illusion to have control is wrong.
Sass / CSS
- Why CSS Audits are important, help you to make your code efficient and re-focus on your project.
- All you need to know about vertical aligns. Half a year old but still so valuable.
- Usually people stick to ordering CSS properties from A-Z, by type, by length. But how about the “Outside in” approach?
- Cross-browser CSS for consistent
- No bosses and a four day week. We’ve seen already some examples on that but here are some good points why meetings should be scheduled very wisely to not interrupt your developers.
- Why it’s so important to go to conferences or similar events. It changes your workfow, your mind and boosts creativity… but it’s hard to convince your colleagues or management to change something. By the way, here’s a guide how to choose the right web conference.
- Impressing human-made landscapes.
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