History of pixel art. Past and future
Pixel art (pixelart, pixel art) is a form of digital graphics created using a raster graphic editor, where each image pixel is manually edited. For the first time in 1982,…

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Cards vs lists. Their influence on user experience
he most common ways to organize web content today are cards and lists. Each of them has its pros and cons. If lists were used for this purpose for a…

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How to become not just good, but the best system administrator
Many system administrators complain of low income, monotonous work, lack of prospects. These are not beginners, but experienced specialists - it means that it’s not only knowledge and skills. The…

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Everything about the header (site header): purpose, design and design
As you know, there is no second chance to make a first impression. In the field of digital design, this truth is supported by high competition and a wide variety…

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Cards vs lists. Their influence on user experience

he most common ways to organize web content today are cards and lists. Each of them has its pros and cons. If lists were used for this purpose for a long time (starting from the first days of the Web development), then the card design style only recently began to be trusted by web developers, gaining enormous momentum in popularity recently. Cards and lists are unique ways to display content that can be perfect in one situation and spoil everything in another. The key point here is the ability of the web designer to determine the face that separates the use of each of the methods, thereby achieving the maximum level of user convenience. The criteria that should be followed during the selection process may surprise you and make you revise some previously known principles of web design. In this article we will define cases when the use of cards in web design will be more preferable than lists and vice versa. What are the cards and lists? In order to understand in which situation the cards should be used, and in which lists, one must first of all decide what each of them represents separately and what function it performs (or should perform). Continue reading

Effective methods of split-screen design
One of the most notable trends in web design in 2017 can be called the division of the screen into two parts. More and more web projects use a similar…

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What is polyfil?
Where did the polyfill come from and how did the term form? This happened earlier, in 2009, when I was busy writing the book "Introducing HTML5" ("Introducing HTML5"). Sitting in…

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Get rid of the guesses in the design
Creativity breathes life into successful sites. However, creative ideas and solutions often resemble guessing - a dangerous business, I tell you. So what can designers do to convince the customer,…

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