Design as a means of storytelling
You, as a designer, need to be aware that the plot on which the content is based later appears before any other components of the site. Content can not be…

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In defense of "Eye Candy"
In the society of designers, it is often possible to hear that true professionals build their work on the strict conformity of design to the brand's corporate style or simply…

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6 main stages of site development
I was recently told in the comments that some posts do not match the format of the blog, which is positioned as a useful resource for web designers. On the…

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What is beyond the power of responsive design?
We all understand the importance of responsive design and against the background of the growing popularity of mobile devices, designers have to come to grips with the issue of presenting…

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Trends of web design. Part 2

I continue to translate an article about web design trends 2009. The first 5 new fashion trends look like this:

Printed letters
Advanced User Interfaces
PNG transparency
Huge typography
Font replacement
Well, let’s continue … At the same time, you can read about trends and trends in the logo of the development that are now popular.

6. MODAL WINDOWS
Modal (dialog) windows are, in fact, the second generation of pop-ups. Continue reading

User Interface Performance Criteria for Web Designers and Front-End Developers

The basics. There are several performance-related issues that most likely are already known to all designers and front-end developers. These include recommendations for: performing the minimum possible number of requests; image optimization; Placing stylesheets directly in the source document, and more precisely in its element; the location of the scripts to the closing tag of the body of the document; minimizing javascript and css code; etc. Observing these basic principles you will already be on the right path to increasing the speed of interaction with your users, however, this is not all, not all. It is also very important to remember that despite all the headaches that browsers provide in our daily work activities, they are incredibly reasonable. They take on a huge part of your optimization work. For this reason, most of the knowledge of performance issues is related to understanding how the browser behaves in certain situations and why it does so. This knowledge will allow you to use the abilities of the browser with maximum efficiency. In principle, the lion’s share of the science of web performance comes down to a simple understanding, manipulating and exploiting what the browser is already doing for us. Styles on top, bottom scripts. Continue reading

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 fact that, in addition to technical skills, you need a sysadmin for perfection, we consider in this article.

Soft skills
Technical skills are abilities that confirm qualifications, provide opportunities for career growth. However, more and more recruiters pay attention to the so-called “soft” skills. These include: the ability to maintain communication, teamwork, understanding and adhering to the norms of professional ethics, pronounced personal qualities, creative thinking. Continue reading

The principle of the golden section in the design of sites
A key indicator of the quality of web design is how natural and easy it is perceived by users. When creating a visual site design, it is important to illustrate…

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The difference between UI and UX: a practical example
Today there will be a guest post on the topic of UX and UI interfaces on the example of working with the Icons8 service. I know what you are thinking:…

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Simple and convenient toolkit for developers of the user Web-interface
This post contains a list of online toolkits that may be of interest to user interface developers for websites and web applications. If you have additional information on this topic…

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