- An Introduction To Quasar Framework: Building Cross-Platform Applicationsby firstname.lastname@example.org (Joel Olawanle) on October 23, 2021 at 11:00 am
Quasar is an open-source Vue.js-based cross-platform framework that allows you, as a developer, to easily build apps for both desktop and mobile using technologies such as Cordova and Electron and writing your code once. The app we’ll build will store and get its data from Firebase, meaning that we will also be seeing how to use Firebase in Quasar.
- How To Build A Real-Time Multi-User Game From Scratchby email@example.com (Martin Grubinger) on October 22, 2021 at 9:30 am
This article highlights the process, technical decisions and lessons learned behind building the real-time game Autowuzzler. Learn how to share game state across multiple clients in real-time with Colyseus, do physics calculations with Matter.js, store data in Supabase.io and build the front-end with SvelteKit.
- Respecting Users’ Motion Preferencesby firstname.lastname@example.org (Michelle Barker) on October 21, 2021 at 10:30 am
The `prefers-reduced-motion` media query has excellent support in all modern browsers going back a couple of years. In this article, Michelle Barker explains why there’s no reason not to use it today to make your sites more accessible.
- Building The SSG I’ve Always Wanted: An 11ty, Vite And JAM Sandwichby email@example.com (Ben Holmes) on October 20, 2021 at 11:00 am
Back in January 2020, Ben Holmes set out to do what just about every web developer does each year: rebuild his personal site. In this article, he shares his story of how he set out to build his own build pipeline from absolute ground zero and created “Slinkity”.
- Building An API With Gatsby Functionsby firstname.lastname@example.org (Paul Scanlon) on October 19, 2021 at 2:00 pm
In this tutorial, Paul Scanlon explains how to build an API by using Gatsby Functions and what you need to keep in mind when deploying it to Gatsby Cloud.
- Smashing Podcast Episode 42 With Jeff Smith: What Is DevOps?by email@example.com (Drew McLellan) on October 19, 2021 at 10:00 am
In this episode, we’re talking about DevOps. What is it, and is it a string to add to your web development bow? Drew McLellan talks to expert Jeff Smith to find out.
- Solving CLS Issues In A Next.js-Powered E-Commerce Website (Case Study)by firstname.lastname@example.org (Arijit Mondal) on October 18, 2021 at 2:00 pm
Cumulative Layout Shift is one of the hardest core web vital to debug. In this article, we go through different tools to investigate CLS, when to use them(and when not), and solutions to some of the CLS issues we faced in our Next.js-based e-commerce website.
- A Simple But Effective Mental Health Routine For Programmersby email@example.com (Dave Oscar) on October 16, 2021 at 10:00 am
In this article, we’ll look at why taking care of our work-life balance is important, how to develop a simple and effective mental health routine, and the most common and efficient techniques you can use to make your custom routine.
- Tips And Tricks For Evaluating UX/UI Designersby firstname.lastname@example.org (Nataliya Sambir) on October 15, 2021 at 1:00 pm
Customers may start using your app because you offer a unique product, but user experience is what makes them stay. For that, you need excellent UX designers, and the know-how to spot them when hiring.
- Smart CSS Solutions For Common UI Challengesby email@example.com (Cosima Mielke) on October 14, 2021 at 12:00 pm
Writing CSS has probably never been more fun and exciting than it is today. In this post we’ll take a look at common problems and use cases we all have to face in our work and how to solve them with modern CSS. If you’re interested, we’ve also just recently covered [CSS auditing tools](https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2021/03/css-auditing-tools/), [CSS generators](https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2021/03/css-generators/), [front-end boilerplates](https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2021/06/useful-frontend-boilerplates-starter-kits/) and [VS code extensions](https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2021/05/useful-vs-code-extensions-web-developers/) — you might find them useful, too.
- Upcoming Live Workshops On Front-End & UX (Oct 2021–Jan 2022)by firstname.lastname@example.org (Iris Lješnjanin) on October 13, 2021 at 11:00 am
Do you like a good interface design challenge? What about accessibility testing and design systems? Or maybe Next.js and advanced CSS? With our new online workshops on front-end & design, we cover all of it. Ah, and [here's what our workshops are like](https://vimeo.com/616485526).
- Useful React APIs For Building Flexible Components With TypeScriptby email@example.com (Gaurav Khanna) on October 12, 2021 at 12:00 pm
React with JSX is a fantastic tool for making easy-to-use components. Typescript components make it an absolute pleasure for developers to integrate your components into their apps and explore your APIs. Learn about three lesser-known React APIs that can take your components to the next level, and help you build even better React Components in this article.
- Bridging The Gap Between Designers And Developersby firstname.lastname@example.org (Matthew Talebi) on October 12, 2021 at 10:30 am
UXPin has recently launched a new feature called “Merge”. This tool aims to break through the chasms of design and development, all while improving the agility and quality our teams expect. This new technology may cause some rethink on how the whole design team and engineering team collaborates.
- The Autofill Dark Patternby email@example.com (Alvaro Montoro) on October 11, 2021 at 10:00 am
A “dark pattern” is a deceptive UX pattern that tricks users into doing things they may not really want to do. In this article, Alvaro Montoro does a little experiment to find out how much privacy is taken away from users across three different browsers.
- Composable CSS Animation In Vue With AnimXYZby firstname.lastname@example.org (Ejiro Asiuwhu) on October 9, 2021 at 10:00 am