1 Issue 1 – Released September 6th, 2017
CSS has come a long way (which is why I'm making a new course about it ;). This article illustrates that in a rather dramatic way. It's a bit exaggerated IMO, but it's still a great read! Just take it with a grain of salt.
HTML semantics is rather important, especially for search engines (aka Google). I only touch upon this topic very briefly in my HTML course, so this would be a great read.
Some people say that typography is the single most important element in your designs. While I'm not sure if I agree, typography is hugely important, for sure. With this excellent article you can up your typography game.
There has been a huge trend moving away from the old-school cPanel-based web hosting, to more modern and elegant solutions. Netlify offers easy-to-setup CDN (content delivery network) hosting, which is even for free for small projects. Offers a ton of features like free HTTPS, continuous deployment, etc. IMO, it's absolutely perfect for static websites and apps.
Gradients are all the rage right now in web design, and this one is a great resource to find some of the best looking gradients out there.
Patterns are a beautiful way to give your website a unique personality. IMO, this is the best resource for beautiful website patterns.
One of the best tools out there to test responsive designs. Shows you how your website looks on all modern mobile devices. It has a ton of options, and I find it really useful.
Interested in beautiful, well-designed landing pages? Well, this gallery has a TON of them for your inspirations. Amazing.
More and more people are learning how to code, and developers are in high demand, but finding a job as a web dev can still be challenging if you don't have a real degree. This article shares a couple of tips to help you better prepare yourself to land your first developer job.
A hugely popular github repo containing some charts demonstrating the paths that you can take in order to become a frontend, backend or a devops developer in 2017. Worth checking out!
Another resource about learning, this one is about how to learn like a developer. Yes, it's an important skill, because otherwise you might get overwhelmed and lost.
2 Issue 2 – Released October 4th, 2017
Well the title says it all. In modern CSS development, there are so many things to learn. For someone starting out today, it's hard to know where to start. Actually, that's what my courses are for 😉
A nice tutorial on how to use whitespace in user interface design. Whitespace is one of the most valuable assets of web design, and so this is a great article to check out!
An amazing guide on how to improve web performance for the ever-increasing number of people connected to the internet today. BTW, I cover many of these aspects in my upcoming CSS course 🔥
Free resource where you can find raw photography to use on your webpages or apps (the only one I know about). A nice alternative to the super popular unsplash.com.
The name of the tutorial says it all. While many people say that we shouldn't write CSS for one very specific device, the reality is that in a couple of months, millions of people will be browsing your sites on an iPhone X. So, why not trying to optimize for it?