• Content Strategy
    How to Play Content Strategy “Top Trumps”Trumps
    Here are the comparisons I often make to help define and explain my content role and content strategy as a practice. I use the card game “Top Trumps” to help me.Read More…
  • PostCSS
    PostCSS Quickstart Guide: Exploring PluginsPostcss v
    We’re going to take a look at how you can explore the PostCSS plugin ecosystem. Through this you’ll also get a view into how powerful PostCSS is, and how it offers functionality that can’t be equally created through any other existing means.Read More…
  • Affinity Designer
    Free Course: Affinity Designer Quick StartAffinity 1
    Affinity Designer is an amazing new app for Mac which is taking the design world by storm. By completing “Affinity Designer Quick Start” you’ll have all the right shortcuts and tricks up your sleeve, be fully familiar with the app’s interface and tools, and be able to go from laying down curves all the way through to exporting a design.Read More…
  • Adobe Illustrator
    Layers vs. Artboards: Comparing the Methods for Exporting Icon PacksPreview image small
    Today I have something special prepared for you. We are going to compare two essential Illustrator tools, the Layers panel and the Artboards one, and talk about particularities, differences and advantages of one over the other when dealing with the export process of an icon pack.Read More…
  • Blog
    Kickstarting Your Creative CareerPreview image@2x
    If you've just started your creative career or you're considering starting one, then this article may help you on your journey. In this post, I will give you some tips to kickstart your creative career. Even though many people don't consider themselves creative, I believe that everyone has a seed of creativity in them. Some decide to water and nurture that seed, while others don't know it exists or, even worse, ignore it.Read More…
  • Material Design Lite
    Quick Tip: Pick ‘n’ Mix MDL Components with GulpMdl gulp
    Material Design Lite (MDL), as we have learned from previous tutorials, comes with plenty of UI components including navigation, cards, and buttons, which enable us to rapidly build a website. But what if you want just one, or a few of these features? Read More…
  • PostCSS
    PostCSS Quickstart Guide: Grunt SetupPostcss iv
    In the last tutorial we went through how to setup a PostCSS project with Gulp. In this tutorial we’ll achieve the same ends, by using Grunt. By the end of this tutorial you’ll know how to setup a PostCSS + Grunt project with any selection of plugins you choose.Read More…
  • PostCSS
    PostCSS Quickstart Guide: Gulp SetupPostcss iii
    In this tutorial we’ll go through how you can use PostCSS with the task runner Gulp, allowing you to decide for yourself which plugins you want to use and hence really tap into the plugin ecosystem.Read More…
  • Blog
    An Interview With Tuts+ Reader Lucy StanfordLucy preview
    What makes Tuts+ so special is our community. At a meetup of Tuts+ readers and contributors in London, I had the chance to speak to some of our readers about how they used Tuts+ and what it means to them. Here's Lucy Stanford talking about what she's learned from Tuts+, how it's helped her career, and the best and worst parts of running a digital marketing agency.Read More…
  • Cross-Browser
    5 Ways to Ready Your Site for Microsoft Edge and Other Modern BrowsersEdge preview
    Edge is Microsoft's new web browser sporting a new rendering engine—EdgeHTML—and an underlying OS to boot in Windows 10. Since upgrades from Windows 7, 8 and 8.1 will be free for most, you can expect a huge influx of Edge users hitting sites in the coming months. With that in mind, I wanted to share five ways in which you can prepare your site for modern web interoperability.Read More…
  • Material Design Lite
    Learning Material Design Lite: CustomizingMdl custom
    Up until now we have been looking into how to implement MDL components. The question remains: how do we customize these components so that they fit within the context of our design and brand?Read More…
  • Diversity
    Closing the Gender Gap: What You Can Do to Promote Diversity in the Tech IndustryClose gender gap
    It's an undisputed fact that women are underrepresented in the tech industry. But this doesn’t just affect women: having more women in tech benefits all of us. In this article I explore the ways in which we can all play a part in making the tech industry more diverse, and make some practical suggestions on what you can do.Read More…
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  • Postcss preview

    If there’s one thing you really need to know about PostCSS, it’s that you should learn what it is and how to use it ASAP.

    In this series, Kezz Bracey takes a deep dive into PostCSS and will take you through all the major ways you can use it. If you haven’t already had your mind blown by what PostCSS is capable of, get ready for a brave new CSS world!

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  • Mdl series

    Material Design Lite (MDL) is a framework which enables front-end developers to quickly build websites according to Google’s Material Design principles. In this series, Thoriq Firdaus takes you through all the components of MDL, to help you start building right away.

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  • Pre 1

    During this short series, follow Jim Nielsen as he builds a simple web app based on the iTunes API. The app built during this series has a very specific use, but the principles and practical examples covered will arm you with a set of skills you can apply to many other projects.

    Check out the demo and dive in!

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