Thing I put together last night: styleguides.maban.co.uk/ – a bunch of resources on front-end style guides. Hope people find it useful.
Reviewing my own code and feeling like a dick for using British spelling in my variables and classnames for the @codeforamerica site.
90% of design is trying out every colour combination and every font in the drop-down list. For me, anyway.
The supermarket is full of roombas dressed as people.
Taking a look at Frontify. It’s a tool that helps make front-end styleguides: frontify.com/
There’s a good thread here on what all the pseudo-classes like :hover, :active (and more) do if you want to brush up. stackoverflow.com/questions/1677…
“We’re not designing for a screen, we’re designing for people.” – Government Digital Service Design Principles gov.uk/designprinciples#seventh
T̶h̶e̶ ̶m̶o̶b̶i̶l̶e̶ ̶w̶e̶b̶ The web.
Remember that RWD is a label for something that the web has always done natively, but that we chose to break.
We need to stop designing exclusively for our own environments and look around at what people who aren’t in our demographic are using.
Every new app: “Hello! Connect to Facebook?” *No, do not connect to Facebook.* “Oh… Hello! Connect to Facebook?”