Posts Tagged ‘best practices’

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  1. 19 Dec, 2014

    Style Guide Best Practices

    Style guides and pattern libraries are essential tools to help Web teams maintain sanity while creating experiences for our multi-device Web. The benefits of style guides are many: they establish a common language, make testing easier, save time and effort, […]

  2. 06 Oct, 2014

    Extending Photoshop

    As we enter the post-PSD era, it’s important to help previously-abused tools shed their stereotypes. Dan Rose (also the creator of the excellent Photoshop Etiquette site), came out with a wonderful roundup of modern Photoshop resources to help web designers […]

  3. 18 Sep, 2013

    7 Habits of Highly Effective Media Queries

    As we all know, media queries are responsive design’s secret sauce. Here are some considerations for crafting high-quality media queries: Let content determine breakpoints Treat layout as an enhancement Use major and minor breakpoints Use relative units Go beyond width […]

  4. 28 Aug, 2013

    Designing Media Queries: A Few Great Resources

    I talked to Rosenfeld Media and rounded up some of my favorite resources around designing effective media queries.

  5. 22 Jan, 2013

    Front-end performance for web designers and front-end developers

    Here’s Harry Roberts with a lengthy, thoughtful article about how to prioritize performance in your frontend development workflow.

  6. 10 Apr, 2009

    The Importance of Temporary Landing Pages

    Website builds can be lengthy and involved processes.  Designers can easily develop tunnel vision focusing on the final build that they forget about the importance of a strong landing page to keep users happy in the meantime.  Gone are the […]