Inspired Design Decisions: Avaunt Magazine

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Inspired Design Decisions: Avaunt Magazine. Inspired Design Decisions: Avaunt Magazine. When I began working with the legendary newspaper and magazine designer Mark Porter, I became fascinated by art direction and editorial design. I read all the books about influential art directors I could find and started collecting magazines from the places I visited around the world. When a magazine has plenty of interesting design elements, I buy it. Avaunt magazine.

Top Automation Programming Languages of 2021

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As per TIOBE Index 2021 and IEEE Spectrum Magazine , Java, C, and Python are the top three automation programming languages on the list. Introduction.

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Measuring Network Performance in Mobile Safari

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If you want to know more about how best to use DevTools for performance testing, I’m running a workshop with Smashing Magazine real soon, and that will make you DevTools experts. So far this year, all but one of my clients have been concerned about Google’s upcoming Web Vitals update.

React Children And Iteration Methods

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Expanded Child From console.log(children). { $$typeof: Symbol(react.element), key: null, props: { href: "[link] children: "Smashing Magazine", style: {padding: "0 10px"} }, ref: null, type: "a", // … other properties }. React Children And Iteration Methods.

Inspired Design Decisions: Pressing Matters

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Pressing Matters magazine. It’s an independently published magazine which “hones in on the people, passion and processes behind the art form of printmaking.” Picking up a copy of Pressing Matters (pressingmattersmag.com) on a recent trip to my favourite magazine shop and flicking through its pages, I was immediately transported back to art school where my fingers were almost always covered in cuts from lino cutting tools, and I smelled like ink and turpentine.

Web Design Done Well: Excellent Editorial

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This gives us at Smashing Magazine plenty to write about, which is great, though it’s worth reminding ourselves what it’s all in service of. Yes, magazine spreads have a certain class about them. Web Design Done Well: Excellent Editorial. Web Design Done Well: Excellent Editorial.

A New Way To Reduce Font Loading Impact: CSS Font Descriptors

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Smashing Magazine, like most publishers, makes use of web fonts and the below screenshot shows the difference between the initial render (with the fallback fonts), and the final render (with the web fonts): Smashing Magazine article with fallback font and with full web fonts.

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Eventually Consistent - Revisited

All Things Distributed

ACM Queue asked me to revise it for use in their magazine and I took the opportunity to improve the article I wrote a first version of this posting on consistency models about a year ago, but I was never happy with it as it was written in haste and the topic is important enough to receive a more thorough treatment.

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Inspired Design Decisions: Neville Brody Design Cannot Remain Neutral

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Music magazines were popular too. Even twenty-five years after he created them, Brody’s pages from The Face magazine are still remarkable designs. Inspired Design Decisions: Avaunt Magazine. Music magazines from 1980 including The Face (far right).

Inspired Design Decisions With Bradbury Thompson: The Art Of Graphic Design

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I became fascinated by the ways magazine art directors including Alexey Brodovitch and Bea Feitler brought images and text together. From early on, he was inspired by print designs, especially magazines, and used this influence to design the college’s yearbooks.

Eventually Consistent

All Things Distributed

ACM Queue asked me to revise it for use in their magazine and I took the opportunity to improve the article I wrote a first version of this posting on consistency models in December 2007, but I was never happy with it as it was written in haste and the topic is important enough to receive a more thorough treatment.

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Jamstack CMS: The Past, The Present and The Future

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I vividly remember receiving a PC Magazine for my birthday with a trial of Dreamweaver. Smashing Magazine powered by Netlify. Jamstack CMS: The Past, The Present and The Future. Jamstack CMS: The Past, The Present and The Future. Mike Neumegen. 2021-08-20T08:00:00+00:00.

Inspired Design Decisions: Ernest Journal

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I started a magazine collection, studied books on art direction and graphic design, and discovered art directors, including Alexey Brodovitch, Neville Brody, Bea Feitler, and Tom Wolsey. I studied editorial and magazine layout principles, and instead of merely copying them, I found ways to adapt them for the web to make product and website layouts more compelling. Inspired Design Decisions: Avaunt Magazine. Magazine Anatomy. Inspired Design Decisions: Avaunt Magazine.

The Power Of Pen And Paper Sketching

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Further Reading On Smashing Magazine. The Power Of Pen And Paper Sketching. The Power Of Pen And Paper Sketching. Tracy Osborn. 2021-09-14T09:30:00+00:00. 2021-09-14T13:06:22+00:00. Need to design something?

Government: Why it’s important, now more than ever, to optimize digital user experience

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Some examples include; technology companies that have given homebound citizens access to cloud computing platforms; mobile phone companies which have given extra data allowances; and magazines which are providing free subscriptions. Dynatrace news.

Commute Challenge 2018

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425 Business Magazine article that includes coverage of Commute Challenge 2017. I’ll bet I had more fun commuting during September 2018 than you did. In April 2017 I gave myself the challenge of commuting to work using a different method every workday for a month – twenty ways in twenty days! The write up and video are here. It was great fun and it also served as a joyous celebration of the many ways to make commuting more fun than sitting alone in traffic.

Inspired Design Decisions: Bea Feitler, An Unstoppable Creative Force

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Inspired Design Decisions: Avaunt Magazine. After learning about Alexey Brodovitch ’s influential work on Harper’s Bazaar until the 1950s, I wanted to know the impact his legacy had on the magazine. Feitler has as much to teach people who design for the web as she did the magazine designers who followed her. After working on album covers, book jackets, magazines, and poster designs, she left Brazil and moved to Manhattan. A magazine should flow.

The Amazon Technology Platform

All Things Distributed

Earlier this year my good friend and mentor Jim Gray dropped by at Amazon to interview me for ACM Queue magazine. I had real fun with Jim’s questions and I like to believe that the resulting interview is interesting. It appeared in this month’s edition and runs about 8 pages in the print edition

World’s Top Web Performance Leaders To Watch

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Rachel is the Editor-in-Chief of Smashing Magazine, a British web developer, writer, and speaker. Vitaly is a co-founder of the Smashing Magazine brand. He served as the Editor-in-Chief of Smashing Magazine until October 2017 when he passed the baton to the remarkable Rachel Andrew. First, Smashing Magazine is a giant resource full of the most useful, practical, and beautifully crafted front-end and performance -related content. Smashing Magazine @ smashingmag.

Inspired Design Decisions: Alexey Brodovitch

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Before writing Art Direction for the Web , I began to study Alexey Brodovitch when I became fascinated by editorial and magazine design. Then, I became intrigued by his design process, how he sketched layouts, arranged them into spreads, and created a rhythm which flowed through his magazines. This monograph contains collections from throughout Brodovitch’s life, most interesting to me are his designs for Harper’s Bazaar magazine, some of which I’ll explore in this issue.

Why love software testing? Hear from the experts

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Co-founder & Chief Editor Tea-time with Testers magazine. Were you an accidental tester? Or was yours a deliberate choice? Whether or not you made the choice on purpose, you would have come across some side effects of being a tester which is: You act and think like one at all times!

How To Optimize Progressive Web Apps: Going Beyond The Basics

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You can find a comprehensive Beginner’s Guide To Progressive Web Apps on Smashing Magazine that focuses on building the core of PWAs. How To Optimize Progressive Web Apps: Going Beyond The Basics. How To Optimize Progressive Web Apps: Going Beyond The Basics. Gert Svaiko.

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40+ Best Web Development Blogs of 2018

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It also includes a handy CSS reference, a web development experiment playground, tutorials, blueprints to get started from and Collective - a digital design magazine that makes it easy to keep up with trends. Smashing Magazine Smashing Magazine is an established resource for those who want to master the front end. Speckyboy Design Magazine Speckyboy Design Magazine is a design-oriented blog concerning CSS, JavaScript, UX design and other technologies.

Will A Static Website Generator Make My Site Faster?

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Check out this video , where Mathias Biilmann talks about his realization that bringing the Smashing Magazine website over from WordPress to a static site using the JAMstack and Netlify hosting would make it load around 6 times faster!

The Humble ` ` Element And Core Web Vitals

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I’ll be covering image optimization in more depth in Smashing Magazine’s new book on Image Optimization. The Humble `<img>` Element And Core Web Vitals. The Humble `<img>` Element And Core Web Vitals. Addy Osmani. 2021-04-29T12:15:00+00:00. 2021-04-29T13:04:47+00:00.

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Inspired Design Decisions With Max Huber: Turning Mundane Subjects Into Exciting Visual Communication

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After moving from Switzerland to the United States, Erik Nitsche for magazines including Harper’s Bazaar, Life, and Vanity Fair. Inspired Design Decisions: Avaunt Magazine. From left: Rivoluzione Industriale magazine, 1960. Imbalaggio magazine cover, 1955–65.

Are Imposter Domains Re-Publishing Your Website?

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Further Reading on Smashing Magazine. Are Imposter Domains Re-Publishing Your Website? Are Imposter Domains Re-Publishing Your Website? Ken Harker. 2021-09-20T11:30:00+00:00. 2021-09-20T14:12:33+00:00.

How To Build Your Own Mouseless Development Environment

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Further Reading on Smashing Magazine. “ How To Build Your Own Mouseless Development Environment. How To Build Your Own Mouseless Development Environment. Matthieu Cneude. 2021-09-21T11:30:00+00:00. 2021-09-21T12:08:01+00:00.

How To Choose A Headless CMS

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We’ve explored the concepts behind headless CMSes in detail here on Smashing Magazine, but let’s do a quick recap. How To Choose A Headless CMS. How To Choose A Headless CMS. Emmanuel Tissera. 2021-07-06T10:30:00+00:00. 2021-07-13T02:07:04+00:00.

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The State Of Mobile And Why Mobile Web Testing Matters

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Testing the Smashing Magazine website on different devices. The State Of Mobile And Why Mobile Web Testing Matters. The State Of Mobile And Why Mobile Web Testing Matters. Kelvin Omereshone. 2021-03-02T16:30:00+00:00. 2021-04-14T15:55:39+00:00.

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Refactoring CSS: Optimizing Size And Performance (Part 3)

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This is exactly how Smashing Magazine handles its stylesheets. Refactoring CSS: Optimizing Size And Performance (Part 3). Refactoring CSS: Optimizing Size And Performance (Part 3). Adrian Bece. 2021-08-30T10:00:00+00:00. 2021-08-30T12:07:38+00:00.

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Why Waits Alone Are Not Enough

SQL Performance

Tom Davidson, Opening Microsoft's Performance-Tuning Toolbox SQL Server Pro Magazine, December 2003. "Waitstats helps us identify performance-related counters. But waits information by itself isn't enough to accurately diagnose performance problems.

Maintaining End-To-End Quality With Visual Testing

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For instance, if you ran daily pixel-by-pixel visual tests on the homepage of this site, Smashing Magazine , you’re going to get a lot of failed tests as they produce more and more content. Maintaining End-To-End Quality With Visual Testing. Maintaining End-To-End Quality With Visual Testing.

Reasons To Build A CRM-Powered Website For Your Business

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For example, a customer visits a magazine subscription site that uses HubSpot CMS. Reasons To Build A CRM-Powered Website For Your Business. Reasons To Build A CRM-Powered Website For Your Business. Zara Cooper. 2021-09-16T11:00:00+00:00. 2021-09-16T15:07:53+00:00. Most businesses today rely on simple brochure websites for their online presence. These tend to be static websites with a few pages giving core information about the business and details on products and services offered.

Three Insights I Gained While Researching Vue.js Accessibility

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If you happen to be interested in learning how to accomplish the exact same concept using React, friend of the show magazine Heydon Pickering wrote about the topic back in 2018 and supplied React/JSX sample code. Three Insights I Gained While Researching Vue.js Accessibility.

Frustrating Design Patterns: Broken Filters

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You can find a full deck of Smart Interface Design Patterns Checklists at yours truly Smashing Magazine as well. Frustrating Design Patterns: Broken Filters. Frustrating Design Patterns: Broken Filters. Vitaly Friedman. 2021-07-14T13:30:00+00:00. 2021-07-14T14:23:10+00:00.

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Gone Floating Labels And Green Lighthouse Scores

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Also, if you have released an open-source tool and would love to draw more attention to it, please let us know as well and we’d love to have you presenting your project here in the magazine as well. Gone Floating Labels And Green Lighthouse Scores.

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The Many Shades Of July (2021 Desktop Wallpapers Edition)

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“Our teacher told us about the Smashing Magazine wallpapers. The Many Shades Of July (2021 Desktop Wallpapers Edition). The Many Shades Of July (2021 Desktop Wallpapers Edition). Cosima Mielke. 2021-06-30T09:30:00+00:00. 2021-07-13T02:07:04+00:00.

How To Migrate From jQuery To Next.js

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Denys Mishunov wrote an article on Smashing Magazine presenting an alternative to these two migration ideas, trying to get the best of the previous two approaches: The Frankenstein Migration. How To Migrate From jQuery To Next.js. How To Migrate From jQuery To Next.js. Facundo Giuliani. 2021-07-13T10:30:00+00:00. 2021-07-13T10:41:24+00:00. When jQuery appeared in 2006, a lot of developers and organizations started to adopt it for their projects.

Optimizing Video For Size And Quality

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Thanks for reading, and if you’d like to learn more, you may want to read more on video best practices here, on Smashing Magazine, and on my blog: Video Playback On The Web: The Current State Of Video (Part 1). Optimizing Video For Size And Quality. Optimizing Video For Size And Quality.

Inspired Design Decisions With Herb Lubalin: Typography Can Be As Exciting As Illustration And Photography

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Inspired Design Decisions: Avaunt Magazine. U&lc (Uppercase and lowercase) magazine by Herb Lubalin. Fact magazine by Herb Lubalin. Inspired Design Decisions: Avaunt Magazine.

Inspired Design Decisions With Emmett McBain: Art Direction As Social Equity

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McBain carved out a niche as a cover artist, and in 1958 his Playboy Jazz All-Stars album art was named Billboard Magazine’s Album Cover of the Week. Inspired Design Decisions: Avaunt Magazine. Inspired Design Decisions With Emmett McBain: Art Direction As Social Equity.

How To Run A UX Audit For A Major EdTech Platform (Case Study)

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It’s a tool used internally at Fulcrum (where I work), but I thought it would be good to share it with the Smashing Magazine audience. How To Run A UX Audit For A Major EdTech Platform (Case Study). How To Run A UX Audit For A Major EdTech Platform (Case Study). Mark Lankmilier.