Pixels of the Week – May 19, 2019

This week’s selection is a little bit special because I spent 3 day at Google I/O last week. I decided to add an extra section with all the interesting links and ressources I discovered including links on ethical design in a world of future technologies, some really cool Art, Culture, AR and Machine Learning experiments, new web platform and Chrome new integrations, designing for AR and Artificial Intelligence, Android new features and more. On top of that, there’s the usual links selection including inclusive design for transgender people, mastodon crumbling, accessible React components, the MacDonaldization of UX, podcasts, SVG & CSS animations, nice mac wallpapers, smart notebooks, icons, comics, etc.

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Pixels of the Week – April 28, 2019

Your weekly curated UX, UI Design and Front-End ressources and tools: UX vs UI, understanding webviews, react 95, sympathy vs empathy, build marble-powered computers, why not just use material design, a creative type test, blocking notification prompts, multi-line background CSS trick, HTML for beginners, what design tools get wrong and some beautiful optimistic illustrations and animations. 

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Pixels of the Week – April 22, 2019

Your weekly curated UX, UI Design and Front-End ressources and tools: color accessibility and contrasts, how to build a design system, front-end development handbook, what’s a UX engineer, patents on some UI interactions, remote work and focus,  writing better error messages, some thoughts on the current state of front-end, a stock photo library with trans and non-binary people, a CSS battle game, Apple store screen design advice, and more.

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Color accessibility: tools and resources to help you design inclusive products

I wrote a quick tweet about teaching the basics of accessibility and colors to design students that go quite some attention. It brought up some interesting discussions. So I thought I would share with you all the resources, tips and tools I regularly use to build and check the color accessibility of my products in one place. Enjoy.

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Pixels of the Week – April 7, 2019

UX, UI and Front-End ressources: screen reader accessibility, HTML5 inputs, 5 Whys, orange and accessibility, dataviz, is responsive design dead, Firefox trying to reduce notification noise, designing for privacy, an avatar generator, a list of awesome design tools and more.

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Pixels of the Week – March 31, 2019

UX, UI and Front-End ressources: silly job titles, a game to understand pathfinder tools, a chat pop-up blocker,  better links labels, mobile UX ruined, UI design checklist, CSS hyphenation, news on iOS 12.2 PWAs, principles for a more ethical design, unknown HTML elements, Front-End and performance, the parallel between UX and boardgames, list of products and services killed by Google, clean CSS and a section block plugin for Gutenberg

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Myriam’s SEO, SXO and everything in between Links – March 2019

Once in a while, Myriam pretends she’s a Web curator and shares a list of articles that she thought were interesting, hilarious or practical. This list can cover anything from obscure Wikipedia articles, sociological studies, technical SEO experiments, search experience optimization. This is the first edition of those lists. Enjoy the ride.

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Pixels of the Week – March 24, 2019

UX, UI and Front-End ressources: tips for first time speakers, an accessibility test tool, forms and gender, advice for ecommerce checkout, CSS blurred borders, frictionless design, learning UX is broken, a color palette tool, complex CSS grids and also a CSS grid plan floor, loading animations, inclusive design and how tech provides platforms for hate , a nice book on typography, the Feminist Library’s new visual identity, the need to normalize Unicode strings, how to avoid terrible UX job descriptions and more.

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Pixels of the Week – March 17, 2019

UX, UI and Front-End ressources: diversity, being a women in design and tech companies, numerical inputs,  user research without analytics, data in the cloud, React and accessibility, mobile UI trends, perceived performance, list of CSS features, better design feedback, resume advice and more.

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Lightning fast UX: faking performance when there’s no code left to optimize

Perceived performance and how to enhance user perception of speed in websites and mobile apps once you’ve already optimized every line of code. From human perception of speed to animations, loaders, skeleton screens, lazy loading, optimistic UIs and more, I give a few techniques and examples from real projects to help you build interfaces that feel fast.

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