A Strategy Guide To CSS Custom Properties

A Strategy Guide To CSS Custom Properties A Strategy Guide To CSS Custom Properties Michael Riethmuller 2018-05-14T13:30:38+02:002018-05-15T11:04:54+00:00 CSS Custom Properties (sometimes known as ‘CSS variables’) are now supported in all modern browsers, and people are starting to use them in production. This is great, but they’re different from variables in preprocessors, and I’ve already seen many examples of people using them without considering what advantages they offer. Custom properties have a huge potential to change how we write and structure CSS and to a lesser extent, how we use JavaScript to interact with UI components. I’m not going to focus on the syntax and how they work (for that I recommend you read “It’s Time To Start Using Custom Properties”). Instead, I want to take a deeper look at strategies for getting the most out of CSS Custom Properties. How Are They Similar To Variables In Preprocessors? Custom Properties are Read the full article…

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Harry Potter looks to mobile gaming’s past, while Fortnite looks to the future

Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery, a newly released mobile game set in JK Rowling’s magical universe, is not inherently a bad game. On paper, a Hogwarts RPG where you can take classes, sling spells, make friends with fellow students, and experience a new Harry Potter story is a great thing. The issue with the game isn’t that premise; my biggest problem with Hogwarts Mystery is actually Fortnite. This will take some explaining. Three or four years ago Hogwarts Mystery would have fit comfortably in the Play Store and App Store. During an era when free-to-play games like Candy Crush and Clash of Clans (and the many, many clones) ruled the roost, and players were first introduced to the punishing idea of patience or payment systems, where you’d… Read the full article…

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Light Or Dark UI? A Usability Perspective

Often, the best way to explain the difference between user experience and user interface to the unfamiliar is through a more relatable analogy. If UI is how the car looks, UX is how it drives. If UI is a dating profile, UX is how the date goes. These comparisons illustrate the differences well, but sometimes […] The post Light Or Dark UI? A Usability Perspective appeared first on Usability Geek Read the full article…

How to Plan Your Website Redesign for Success

You’re reading How to Plan Your Website Redesign for Success, originally posted on Designmodo. If you’ve enjoyed this post, be sure to follow on Twitter, Facebook, Google+! Redesigning a website is always a challenge because it requires a lot of resources and can be quite risky. The idea of implementing the newest technology and design trends is tempting. But as a rule of thumb, it is better … Read the full article…