• Focus on Learning Rather than Perfection Garrett Dimon

    The pursuit of perfection is a ruthlessly efficient killer of ideas. Whether fear that we don’t have the ability to make something “perfect enough” or the temptation to endlessly refine somethin…

    Today · 06:12
  • Getting Started with GraphQL David Walsh

    GraphQL was developed by Facebook in 2012 to power up its mobile apps. Since open-sourcing GraphQL specification in 2015, it gained a lot of popularity and is now used by many development teams, inclu…

    Today · 04:03
  • Performing iOS Animations On Views With UIKit And UIView Smashing Magazine

    I have been an iOS developer for over a decade now and have rarely seen articles that consolidate all possible ways to perform animations in iOS. This article aims to be a primer on iOS animations wit…

    Today · 04:00
  • Mental models Jeremy Keith

    I’ve found that the older I get, the less I care about looking stupid. This is remarkably freeing. I no longer have any hesitancy about raising my hand in a meeting to ask “What’s…

    Yesterday · 10:43
  • Ten Percent Happier Brad Feld

    Over the weekend, we spent time with a friend who works for Ten Percent Happier. I’ve explored most of the popular meditation apps in the past few years after getting started meditating on a reg…

    Yesterday · 09:14
  • Real-Time Google Search Results API with serpstack (Sponsored) David Walsh

    In my early web days, I was interested in scraping and collecting data based on the results of Google searches. Scraping Google was easier in those days but now Google search results are so dynamic th…

    Yesterday · 07:09
  • Make Your Own Expanding And Contracting Content Panels Smashing Magazine

    We’ve called them an ‘opening and closing panel’ so far, but they are also described as expansion panels, or more simply, expanding panels. To clarify exactly what we’re talking about,…

    Yesterday · 04:00
  • Guernica Simon Collison

    I was last-minute Googling decent coffee shops for our trip to Madrid when, through a random link, I learned that Guernica was on permanent display…

    Yesterday · 03:00
  • Smashing Podcast Episode 3 With Jina Anne: What Are Design Tokens? Smashing Magazine

    In this episode of the Smashing Podcast, we’re talking about Design Tokens. What are they, what problem do they solve, and how can they be used within an existing Design System? Drew McLellan talks…

    Two Days Ago · 22:00
  • Weeknotes: datasette-template-sql Simon Willison

    Last week I talked about wanting to take ona a larger Datasette project, and listed some candidates. I ended up pushing a big project that I hadn't listed there: the upgrade of Datasette to Python…

    Two Days Ago · 15:29
  • The Accidental Business Garrett Dimon

    Years ago, I shared some blog posts about half-baked ideas for a bug tracker. I wasn’t planning on trying to build a business. I wasn’t even sure if I was going actually write any code. I just wan…

    Two Days Ago · 07:06
  • Abstracting WordPress Code To Reuse With Other CMSs: Concepts (Part 1) Smashing Magazine

    Making code that is agnostic of the CMS or framework has several benefits. For instance, through its new content editor Gutenberg, WordPress enables to code components which can be used for other CMSs…

    Two Days Ago · 05:00
  • A Quickstart Guide to Magento Localization WonderProxy

    Learn why ecommerce shops should embrace localization and the easiest way to incorporate it into your store.…

    Two Days Ago · 04:00
  • The one which is impossible to spell Chen Hui Jing

    Some people may be aware that I run the local CSS meetup in Singapore. A few more may know that we’ve recently celebrated 4 years of miraculous existence. I’ve always held the strong opinion that…

    Three Days Ago · 17:00
  • Design Kickoff Meetings Jeffrey Zeldman

    Posted here for posterity: Design kickoff meetings are like first dates that prepare you for an exciting relationship with a person who doesn’t exist. The post Design Kickoff Meetings appeared first…

    Three Days Ago · 12:46
  • Weeknotes 15.11 Jon Hicks

    (Just like many others, I’m giving the idea of week notes a go) The week started well, with a male and female Goldeneye turning up at my local patch at Rushy Common. A rare day of good weathe…

    Four Days Ago · 07:43