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Pixels of the Week – July 12, 2020

Pixels of the Week – July 12, 2020

👉 Your curated weekly Design and Front-End resources: APIs to build amazing mobile web experiences, UX tools, a guide to learn UX design (articles and videos), building a User Research Plan, different types of personas, dark mode logo, CSS layouts, UX prototypes, Accessibility mistakes, design systems, 2 fun websites that bring you to old school designs and web trends 20 years ago, etc.

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Pixels of the Week – July 5, 2020

Pixels of the Week – July 5, 2020

👉 Your curated weekly Design and Front-End resources: an introduction to UX psychology, UX Debt, the whimsical web with a list of websites that spark joy, pixelart, the A-Z of AI, PWAs and the picture in picture feature, Apple Design Resources, the Norman Doors and principle of discoverability, lint HTML with CSS, better UI rules, an interesting talk on Jobs to be Done, designing selection controls (checkboxs, radio buttons, etc.), design/dev relationship, etc.

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Pixels of the Week – June 28, 2020

Pixels of the Week – June 28, 2020

👉 Your curated weekly Design and Front-End resources:  inclusive and accessible SVG checkboxes, UCD vs empathy, what it’s really like to be a designer, Journey mapping, racial biases in machine learning, avoiding spammy notifications, CSS grid and Flexbox for components, cool canvas demo, scroll position technologies, accessibility, dark mode tutorial, a guide to all the media queries (not just the ones for responsive), the history of Cooper Black, SVG portfolio, illustrations inspirations, a nice GSAP “apps have feelings” demo, Bootstrap 5, hybrid form elements, etc.

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Pixels of the Week – June 21, 2020

Pixels of the Week – June 21, 2020

👉 Your curated weekly Design and Front-End resources: design systems, improving user interviews, a few talks (UX navel gazing, inclusive design, psychology and decision making, design metrics, cognitive biases), CSS grid, user states we tend to forget about,  Figma resources, PWAs and what you can do with those, dark modes, cool GreenSock animations and 3D models, CSS Z-index, accessible conference tools, colors and gradients, building task flows, etc.

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Pixels of the Week – June 14, 2020

Pixels of the Week – June 14, 2020

👉 Your curated weekly Design and Front-End resources: custom shape divider tool, user interviews cheatsheet, a MOOC on accessibility, user journey map template, how to build task flows, UI patterns exploration, typography, color tool, the “works on my machine” and lack of empathy in our community, a fun browser game, the story of the amazon “1 click button patent”, diversity in tech community, responsive CSS grid layout, CSS sticky positioning, rating scales in UX research, tips for high contrast mode, a “Bundle for Racial Justice and Equality” game bundle, a blob maker tool, a pattern generator that uses font-icons, a podcast on the complicated dimensions of Black life, etc.

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Pixels of the Week – June 7, 2020

Pixels of the Week – June 7, 2020

👉 Your curated weekly Design and Front-End resources: a selection of threads and content to educate ourselves about the Black Lives Matter movement, a huge list of books on UX design and user research plus some places to find free books, “real life” user research, UXR Remote Job Board, a children’s books illustrator, colors in CSS, CSS variables guide, SEO UX and the “page experience” metrics, Inclusive Activities Cards, a visual problem solving toolbox, CSS tutorials (content, component styles, etc.), some fun Ikea marketing, etc.

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Pixels of the Week – May 31, 2020

Pixels of the Week – May 31, 2020

👉 Your curated weekly Design and Front-End resources: how to bring meaningful change to help black people and people of color, responsive and the “in between” cases, Text fields & Forms design, actual bugs in your console, dealing with narcissists, a fun Tenserflow Facemesh demo, a list of online UX webinars, today’s JavaScript, Figma for iPad, a new design system podcast, some illustrator pixel snapping settings, block links solution, UI pattern inspiration, etc.

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Pixels of the Week – May 24, 2020

Pixels of the Week – May 24, 2020

👉 Your curated weekly Design and Front-End resources: bringing back XP style in CSS, CSS Grid Calendar, designing interfaces for expert users, user research synthesis, accessibility of conference calls, accessibility of dataviz, of images, animations and accessibility,  text for proofing fonts, CSS Grid tutorial, Microsoft’s Fluent UI design system, on splitting form inputs, words created by machine learning, CSS no comma color functions, etc.

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Pixels of the Week – May 17, 2020

Pixels of the Week – May 17, 2020

👉 Your curated weekly Design and Front-End resources: remote usability testing, cognitive biases, UX job title red flags, complex table design, a few things you need to know about Maslow’s pyramid of needs, modern solutions to old CSS problems, Do Norman on 21st century design, a nice “a single div” project, design system sites sections, UX methods map, a cool tool to build custom illustrations, fun and nice conf call backgrounds, etc.

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Pixels of the Week – May 10, 2020

Pixels of the Week – May 10, 2020

 👉 Your curated weekly Design and Front-End resources: self hosted/local design tools, a glitch art generator, when bad UX is Good, accessibility and browsers, remote workshops, CSS border tricks, UI grids examples, a podcast on UX design, Design System interview questions, Technical resume advice, some designer slacks, CSS content accessibility, exciting things for CSS Layout, CSS dark mode and variable fonts, etc.

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