Design

Home » Design

All Constraints are Beautiful – Charlie Owen @ beyond tellerrand 2019

All Constraints are Beautiful - Charlie Owen from beyond tellerrand on Vimeo. Read more

The Scoville Scale of Web Font Loading Opinions – Zach Leatherman @ beyond tellerrand 2019

The Scoville Scale of Web Font Loading Opinions - Zach Leatherman from beyond tellerrand on Vimeo. Read more

I Don’t Care What Airbnb is Doing – Stephen Hay @ beyond tellerrand 2019

I Don't Care What Airbnb is Doing - Stephen Hay from beyond tellerrand on Vimeo. Read more

Napworking – Dorobot @ beyond tellerrand 2019

Napworking - Dorobot from beyond tellerrand on Vimeo. Read more

Take Back Your Web – Tantek Çelik @ beyond tellerrand 2019

Take Back Your Web - Tantek Çelik from beyond tellerrand on Vimeo. Read more

What’s Digitalisation Actually About?

Digitalisation, or digital transformation, as it is sometimes also called is an important subject matter as well as challenge for businesses today. Therefore, I find it strangely confusing that sometimes aspects are lumped together under this umbrella that are not or only tangentially related to what digitalisation actually is about. So, here's my - perhaps opinionated - take on what digitalisation is actually about and what it entails. In a nutshell, digitalisation comprises these aspects: Rethinking and being willing to change existing processes. Making ... Read more

hex to rgb(): Convert Hexadecimal CSS Colour Values to CSS rgb() Function Calls

Inspired by this Tweet by data visualisation and generative design expert Mike Brondbjerg I've created a tiny tool for the use case of converting CSS hexadecimal colour values to their rgb() counterparts: https://bjoernkw.github.io/hexrgb/ is there a nice online tool for converting a string of hex codes to a string of RGBs? thanks!— Mike Brondbjerg | @mikebrondbjerg@vis.social (@mikebrondbjerg) February 4, 2019 hex to rgb() is a simple utility web app that converts hexadecimal CSS colour values to CSS rgb() function calls. Very much ... Read more

Dan Abramov on The Elements of UI Engineering

Somewhat recently, Dan Abramov wrote this interesting piece on his approach to learning about UI engineering. The article's key takeaway is this: "My biggest learning breakthroughs weren’t about a particular technology. [ ... ] It’s this combination of understanding the problems, experimenting with the solutions, and applying different strategies that led to the most rewarding learning experiences in my life." In keeping with this wholistic, problem- rather than technology-oriented approach Dan starts with outlining the problems and challenges he has encountered repeatedly when developing ... Read more

Jenny Shen: UX Design Across Different Cultures

UX designer Jenny Shen recently has been featured on the Scott Hanselman's podcast with her work on UX design across different cultures. She's published a two-part summary of her experiences with cross-cultural design and internationalization (i18n) and localization (l10n) of websites and applications: UX Design Across Different Cultures — Part 1 UX Design Across Different Cultures — Part 2 These articles shed light on how distributing an application or publishing a website in another country not only requires translating the content and labels of UI elements but also has ... Read more

The 5 Levels of Logging Explained by Orhan Kavrakoğlu

In this article Orhan Kavrakoğlu explains the logging levels commonly used in software alongside with some pertinent examples as well as recommendations and best practices such as in which case to use which particular log level and how to present them to the target audience (i.e. other developers, system administrators or DevOps people) so they get noticed in accordance with their respective importance and urgency. As mentioned here before seemingly trivial improvements such as providing better context in your log messages can ... Read more
Next Page »