Pixels of the Week – March 10, 2019

Stéphanie Walter

Senior UX Designer - Mobile Expert

Senior UX Designer. Mobile Expert. Public speaker. Blog writer. Google Dev Expert Product Design (GDE)

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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: portfolio tips, UX and GDPR, building an accessible color palette, cognitive biases, illustrator global swatches, CSS animations Jumps, accessibility as design tool, demystifying accessibility, CSS Custom Properties, failing at accessibility, WebAIM million site accessibility analysis, stock photo generator, CSS selectors game, etc.

You can follow me on twitter to get a dose of links every days.

I co-animated a workshop

#UX #Cognitive Biases

This week, Laurence Vagner and I co-animated a UX in Lux workshop on cognitive biases.

TL;DNR the one you should not miss

#Accessibility

If like me you sometimes have a text color that lacks contrast with the background and are looking for an alternative, this tips are still relevant to how I work today: Tips to Create an Accessible and Contrasted Color Palette

Interesting article

#UX

#Accessibility

#CSS

#Illustrator

Adobe Illustrator Global Swatches. 1. I live those 2. I wish Sketch and Photoshop had them.

#Mobile

YouP goes progressive with new mobile web apps for Android and iOS

#Writing

The Amazing Myriam Jessier wrote a little something to help you write for the web: The Right Way to Write : Focus on Readability

#Design

Reminder: “I don’t know”, I don’t know yet but give me a week to figure this out is one of the most confident and honest thing you can tell in a meeting.

#Diversity

It’s time to call that feeling of exhaustion that comes from being the only person of a particular identity in an environment what it is: “representation burnout.” It impacts a host of people who find themselves to be the “only one”: Why We Need to Talk About—and Recognize—Representation Burnout

News in the industry

#WebAuth

W3C approves WebAuthn as the web standard for password-free logins

Tutorials

#Cache

Cache-Control for Civilians – CSS Wizardry, oooh yeah

#CSS #Animations

Jumps: The New Steps() in Web Animation” I didn’t Know about that one, really useful if you want to skip a beginning or ending state in a CSS animation

Useful tools and plugins that will make your life easy

#Photos

The people at Icon 8 created a tool to create your own stock photos What I love about them is that they also understood that this is going to be used as a memes generator and are totally cool with that. I mean, cats, YES PLEASE

#Accessibility #Color

Accessible Brand Colors“, another cool tool to check the contrast of your brand colors

#CSS #Selector

A fun little game to help you understand CSS selectors: “CSS selectors cheatsheet

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