Allow me to be controversial for a moment: arbitrary password restrictions on banks such as short max lengths and disallowed characters don't matter. Also, allow me to argue with myself for a moment: banks shouldn't have these restrictions in place anyway.
I want to put forward cases for both arguments here because …
From the moment we are born we see the world through our own eyes. Everything we see, everything we do, everything we think is from our point of view, and it’s easy to become selfish. I always notice it when I start thinking things like…
What can they do for me?
Why are they treating me this way?
Because so …
The Ugly Truth about Design Systems
Mark Boulton shares his concerns he has with the current thinking of what constitutes a good design system in our industry. (markboulton.co.uk)
Caniuse and MDN compatibility data collaboration (mozilla.org)
Sketch version control & design workflow …
At the very end of one of my recent meetups I was asked a question:
“Are you a happy person?” I mumbled something about being happy from time to time,
but later gave this question more thought. Am I happy? Not really. Well,
sometimes. What makes me happy? And why are so many of us
unhappy so often?
It seems that …
Charming little demo by Louis Hoebregts:
Using a Data URI he injects an SVG as the url for the border-image CSS property. That SVG itself is then animated using a self-contained tad of inline CSS.
(Yes, that’s CSS-in-CSS )
Nice new feature coming to Adobe Premiere Pro:
Powered by Adobe Sensei machine learning technology, Auto Reframe seamlessly adjusts aspect ratios such as square, vertical or 16:9 video to help improve time-consuming manual video resizing.
Adobe Blog: Get to the Finish Line Faster
Going beyond Binary Conditions for CSS Calculations , Ana Tudor takes it to a whole new level by introducing the logical operations ( and , or , nand , nor , not , and xor ) to CSS — all built on top of calc()
Very often, while using switch variables, I wish I could perform logical operations on them. We …
Free book by Chris Fernandi:
The web is a bloated, over-engineered mess. And, I believe many of our modern “best practices” are actually making the web worse.
In this book, I want to share some ideas on how to fix it, and explore a new set of best practices to replace what we do today.
(The alternate title for …
I am not a designer, nor will I ever be. Things look perfectly fine to me a very long time before they look OK to anyone else! Along with that, I don't always find it easy to tell fonts apart. I can do serif-ish and sans-ish but if the fixed-width font has serifs on it I sometimes miss that detail if I'm not looking …
I always assumed people hated online advertising because of the tracking and the sleazy way companies target you after you’ve seen an ad. That’s also why I generally dislike it and like to rely on more direct sales with my stuff.
As an example, for the past four or five years now I’ve been running a weekly Laravel …