A Blog Apart
As a developer, a large amount of my time is spent reading documentation. An even larger amount of time is spent finding said documentation. Or it was, until Dash entered my life.
Public speaking is tough. You’re trying not to say “um” too much or speak too fast or crash your presentation or poop your pants or do any of the million horrible things that, in those first few minutes you’re up on stage, feel way too possible. Now there's a guide that makes it a little easier.
How should you respond when potential customers ask for a discount before they've even tried your product? The folks at Close.io explain why negotiating may not be your best bet, and have a suggested response that might just do the trick.
I'll admit it—animation is usually left until the very end of my design process. After nearly all of my other design decisions have been made, I'll look through the coded designs for opportunities to add some “flair.” What I loved about Val Head and Rachel Nabors' articles last week is that they advocated for a much more meaningful way to use animation. After reading their articles I immediately realized, “Wow, I should start thinking about animation way earlier.”
How do you embrace 3rd party content and still keep future-friendly?
Three weeks ago, A List Apart went open source. Since then, we've begun building out a pattern library for the site. Here are some examples to help you do the same.
Sarah Horton and Whitney Quesenbery’s article last week includes a lot of accessibility concepts that we thought people might want to dig into a little deeper, so we assembled a few key resources that may be of interest.