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Components Should Be Focused, Independent, Reusable and Small (FIRS)

Whether it’s a client or server-side component, a Node module or a piece of visual UI, components that are large are inherently more complex to maintain than those that are small. http://bit.ly/1oeuyJY

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Style Tiles

Style tiles are for when a moodboard is too vague and a comp is too literal. Style tiles establish a direct connection with actual interface elements without defining layout. They work well for clients who have established brands and need them to translate smoothly to the web. Whereas the word “mood” is often associated with […]

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Interface Inventory | Brad Frost Web

Many are familiar with the concept of a content inventory. Content audits are usually performed in the early stages of a website redesign process to take stock of all a site’s content. It’s a tedious process involving spreadsheets and caffeine, but the hard work pays off. You end up all your content laid out on […]

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CSS polyfills from the future | GSS

Grid Style SheetsGSS reimagines CSS layout & replaces the browser’s layout engine with one that harnesses the Cassowary Constraint Solver — the same algorithm Apple uses to compute native layout. http://bit.ly/1mquab7

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Adaptive vs. Responsive, what’s the difference?

“Responsive design” is a subset of a larger concept which is called “Adaptive design”. When talking about responsive we refer to the layout only (Ethan Marcotte, fluid grids, flexible images & media queries). “Adaptive design” on the other hand includes much more than just fluid layout. In practice it means the same thing as progressive […]

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CSS Shapes 101 · An A List Apart Article

The new CSS Shapes specification is changing that. Introduced by Adobe in mid-2012, its goal is to provide web designers with a new way to change how the content flows inside and around arbitrarily complex shapes—something we’ve never been able to do before, not even with JavaScript. http://bit.ly/1mBKZ5z

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Home — Google Web Fundamentals

Build great multi-device web experiences Web Fundamentals is a comprehensive resource for multi-device web development. We’re just getting started and want your help http://bit.ly/1mnh3Kh

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