Inspired Design Decisions: Avaunt Magazine

Smashing Magazine

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.

Measuring Network Performance in Mobile Safari

CSS Wizardry

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.

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Inspired Design Decisions: Pressing Matters

Smashing Magazine

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.

Inspired Design Decisions With Otto Storch: When Idea, Copy, Art And Typography Became Inseperable

Smashing Magazine

Recently, I was browsing a new addition to my library and was captivated by one magazine spread. A selection of covers from Otto Storch’s time as art director for McCall’s Magazine. Publishing can be a cut-throat business, and the magazines Storch worked on weren’t high-fashion.

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

Smashing Magazine

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).

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

Smashing Magazine

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.

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

Dynatrace

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.

The Humble ` ` Element And Core Web Vitals

Smashing Magazine

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: Bea Feitler, An Unstoppable Creative Force

Smashing Magazine

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

Commute Challenge 2018

Randon ASCII

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.

World’s Top Web Performance Leaders To Watch

Rigor

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

Smashing Magazine

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.

How To Optimize Progressive Web Apps: Going Beyond The Basics

Smashing Magazine

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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Will A Static Website Generator Make My Site Faster?

MachMetrics

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!

40+ Best Web Development Blogs of 2018

KeyCDN

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.

The State Of Mobile And Why Mobile Web Testing Matters

Smashing Magazine

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.

How We Improved Our Core Web Vitals (Case Study)

Smashing Magazine

Watch how the CLS metrics add when we scroll on Smashing Magazine’s home page: With logging enabled on the Chrome Web Vitals extension, layout shifts are logged to the console as you interact with a site. How We Improved Our Core Web Vitals (Case Study).

Gone Floating Labels And Green Lighthouse Scores

Smashing Magazine

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.

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

Smashing Magazine

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.

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.

Optimizing Video For Size And Quality

Smashing Magazine

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

Smashing Magazine

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 Giovanni Pintori: Publicity Becomes An Art Form

Smashing Magazine

Inspired Design Decisions: Avaunt Magazine. NB: Smashing members have access to a beautifully designed PDF of Andy’s Inspired Design Decisions magazine and full code examples from this article. Inspired Design Decisions: Avaunt Magazine.

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

Smashing Magazine

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.

Implementing Infinite Scroll And Image Lazy Loading In React

Smashing Magazine

Usability Findings In eCommerce ,” Christian Holst, Smashing Magazine. Implementing Infinite Scroll And Image Lazy Loading In React. Implementing Infinite Scroll And Image Lazy Loading In React. Chidi Orji. 2020-03-16T12:00:00+00:00. 2020-03-16T21:15:46+00:00.

How do committees invent?

The Morning Paper

Conway, Datamation magazine 1968. How do committees invent? With thanks to Chris Frost for recommending this paper – another great example of a case where we all know the law (Conway’s law in this case), but many of us have not actually read the original ideas behind it. We’re back in 1968, a time when it was taken for granted that before building a system, it was necessary to design it.

USENIX LISA 2018: CFP Now Open

Brendan Gregg

– Brendan and Rikki P.S. In addition to from supporting USENIX’s important work and commitment to open access by attending events, you can also join USENIX as a member, and get a subscription to the ;login: technical magazine. Join us for 3 days in Nashville at LISA'18. Post by Brendan Gregg and Rikki Endsley. USENIX’s LISA conference is the premier event for topics in production system engineering.

Holistic Performance

Tim Kadlec

If you’re interested in more about this, I also wrote a chapter for the latest Smashing Magazine book about creating a culture of performance and will be talking about it at In Control in Februrary (if you sign up, use code ‘100TIM’ to save $100

The Best In Performance Interview Series – Episode #2: Recap with Alla Gringaus

Rigor

She also recommends following Smashing Magazine and HTTP Archive for additional information. “The Best in Performance” video series from Rigor gives you the chance to eavesdrop on conversations with web performance industry experts, thought leaders, and technologists. Listen in as they talk about current trends, challenges, and lessons that impact the APM and performance space today.

Citroen SM — Allez

Adrian Cockcroft

At some point I came across a history of Citroen, Maserati and the SM called “French Show with Italian Go”, which was published in Playboy magazine in 1971. Much later a friend with a similar obsession about the SM gave me a copy of the magazine in return for a drive of my car. Allez pictured at the rim of Crater Lake, Oregon I wanted a Citroen SM when I was a teenager in the 1970s, I bought one in 1999.

Muddling Through

The Agile Manager

He would begin by systematizing and enlarging the fur trade, using cargo vessels on the lakes, erecting fur depots on the rivers, establishing a chain of warehouses and magazines. British trade in the West was never an instrument of empires.

Scheduling Time, Part 4: My Time Management Strategy

Baron Schwartz

MEL Magazine. This is the last in a series of scheduling- and calendaring-related topics. This one’s about my overall strategy of using scheduling as a tool to manage my time. Clearly, managing my time isn’t the same as managing my calendar, but managing the latter does help with the former. The essence of my strategy is this: I care about my time, but others care about my calendar, so I can forestall a lot of intrusions on my time by using my calendar intelligently.

Work to be done

Tim Kadlec

Smashing Magazine just launched their newly redesigned site. I’m not sure exactly on Smashing Magazine’s business model, prices, etc., Not just for Smashing Magazine, but across all sites. And I don’t mean to pick on Smashing Magazine. Personally, I think it looks pretty great. The ads are a little distracting perhaps, but other than that, the side content mostly gets out of the way leading to a pleasant reading experience. And of course, it’s responsive.

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What Are Client Hints and Are They Worth Implementing

KeyCDN

According to tests conducted by Smashing Magazine , making your images responsive with hints requires 19-32 percent less data to be served than using preselected image breakpoints. The concept of responsive web design has been around for a while, but all of the kinks have yet to be ironed out. The exponential proliferation of connected devices with varying software and technical capabilities has made it more and more difficult to cater web content to every single user.

USENIX LISA 2018: CFP Now Open

Brendan Gregg

– Brendan and Rikki P.S. In addition to from supporting USENIX’s important work and commitment to open access by attending events, you can also join USENIX as a member, and get a subscription to the ;login: technical magazine. Join us for 3 days in Nashville at LISA'18. Post by Brendan Gregg and Rikki Endsley. USENIX’s LISA conference is the premier event for topics in production system engineering.

What Web Designers Can Do To Speed Up Mobile Websites

Smashing Magazine

If you want to see an example of this in action, you can look at pretty much any leading digital magazine or news site. What Web Designers Can Do To Speed Up Mobile Websites. What Web Designers Can Do To Speed Up Mobile Websites. Suzanne Scacca. 2019-06-26T14:00:59+02:00. 2019-06-26T14:06:48+00:00. I recently wrote a blog post for a web designer client about page speed and why it matters.

How We Improved SmashingMag Performance

Smashing Magazine

A big JavaScript bundle might seem out of place on a magazine that merely publishes articles, but actually, there is plenty of scripting happening behind the scenes. You, dear readers, seem to visit a number of articles on Smashing Magazine. How We Improved SmashingMag Performance.

How Improving Website Performance Can Help Save The Planet

Smashing Magazine

In this screenshot below, for example, we can see that loading the Smashing Magazine website for the first time incurs just under a megabyte of data transfer. How Improving Website Performance Can Help Save The Planet. How Improving Website Performance Can Help Save The Planet. Jack Lenox. 2019-01-15T13:30:32+01:00. 2019-04-29T18:34:58+00:00. You may not think about it often, but the Internet uses a colossal amount of electricity. This electricity needs to be produced somewhere.

A Brief Guide About Competitive Analysis

Smashing Magazine

I often check the following few: Smashing Magazine , InVision blog , Interaction Design Foundation , NN Group and UX Mastery. A Brief Guide About Competitive Analysis. A Brief Guide About Competitive Analysis. Mayur Kshirsagar. 2018-08-30T14:00:57+02:00. 2019-04-29T18:34:58+00:00. In this article, I will introduce the subject of competitive analysis , which is basically a method to determine how well your competitors are performing.

This week in review: GPUs, Zombies, Biomimicry and Tom Waits.

All Things Distributed

Physics and the limits of human perception - Why goalkeepers have trouble stopping long-range shots - Seed Magazine. All Things Distributed. Werner Vogels weblog on building scalable and robust distributed systems. This week in review: GPUs, Zombies, Biomimicry and Tom Waits. By Werner Vogels on 19 November 2010 07:51 AM. Permalink. Comments (). Here are some the links I shared this week on twitter and facebook : Cloud Computing.

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