Pixels of the Week – 3 February, 2019
Every week I share a list of curated articles, resources and tools about UX, UI and mobile design, Front-End development, HTML, CSS and more…
This week’s selection: 2019 design tools, inclusive design, UX methods, favicon generator, onboarding process, PWAs available on Google Play Store, a color palette tool, table design patterns, CSS units, CSS cheat sheets fun definitions, etc.
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From my archives
Little reminder, if you are looking for UX tools, methods & activities to solve design problems, here’s a list ressources I use regularly: “Solving design problems: Finding UX tools, methods & activities”
TL;DNR the one you should not miss
In case you didn’t know, RealFavicon is an amazing free tool to create favicons for all devices including mobile ones, there’s an option to generate the manifest.json file if you need a starting base fo PWAs, it deserves your love, a LOT. #sharethelove
“A novel approach to onboarding” adding a ton of functionalities won’t make your user stick around, find what makes your product unique, the Aha moment and try to help user discover it in a natural way, onboarding walk-throughs might not work!
Exclusive Design a thesis on ” What if we design websites exclusively for people with disabilities?”
“Why I ignore the design industry on purpose” a great read on information and design overload. I kind of check the trends once in a while in a “Ha okay nice” kind of way, then go back to the tone of work I have haha. Keeping up is exhausting, be careful.
Where HTML beats C? (video) – The ultimate example of trouble from digital promiscuity. HTML is more tolerant than C because it has to be. Professor Brailsford explains.
Inspiration, fun demos and Great ideas
I’m not sure how I ended up on this, but it was open in my tabs and it’s a beautiful instagram account – summermayallen
Fakeit.digital this website with definitions is PUUURFEKT, also thank you for bringing <marquee> back 😀
News in the industry
What’s new and what you can expect from Sketch 53 Beta NAMING COLORS YES YES YESSSSSSSS
343: Learning How to Design with Erik Kennedy, with a special part on “why not just use bootstrap”
Useful tools and plugins that will make your life easy
Moooar tools –> 35 New Design Tools in 2019
Color – a color palette tool that let’s you fetch palettes from a site, check for contrast and different ways to use those
This is the kind of ressource you bookmark CSS Cheat Sheet