Monthly Archive:: April 2017

TypeScript at Slack

An excellent subhead by Felix Rieseberg: How I Learned to Stop Worrying & Trust the Compiler. I’d wager that some of the popularity of SCSS was due to that fact that any valid CSS was valid SCSS,

Using npm as a Build Tool

The main purpose being: you’re using npm anyway, so using it directly to run scripts removes a dependency (i.e. gulp/grunt/whatever) and brings you a bit closer to the tools you are using directly. I could see this

Collective #310

Inspirational Website of the Week: Michele Angeloro A great portfolio design with some smooth, angeled animations. Our pick this week. Check it out A Better Way to Code Mike Bostock introduces the revolutionary d3.express project, an integrated

20 Best ZenCart Website Templates

Check out these excellent pre-designed ZenCart website templates with outstanding designs. Download, customize and use them to build professional websites that will convert visitors into clients. These 20 best ZenCart website templates can be used right away

Popular Design News of the Week: April 24, 2017 – April 30, 2017

Every week users submit a lot of interesting stuff on our sister site Webdesigner News, highlighting great content from around the web that can be of interest to web designers. The best way to keep track of

Huffpost Unveils New Design

The Huffington Post, now officially referred to as “Huffpost” has a completely new site design to go with its name and logo change. It has added a fair splash of black to go along with the white

Managing State in CSS with Reusable JavaScript Functions

Determining the most efficient way of managing state can be a challenging issue in CSS, but thankfully there are many OOCSS-based methodologies out there which provide some good solutions. My preferred comes from SMACSS (Scalable and modular

20 Best Muse Templates for Creating Your Website Without Coding

Adobe Muse is an excellent website builder which you can use to create professional-looking websites without having to write a single line of code. This article contains 20 top best Muse templates that you can download and

The Designer’s 4 Step Guide to Securing WordPress

WordPress has become the world’s most popular CMS. Because it is so popular, this is even more of a reason to enhance WordPress security if you are using it for your website. Most people understand how to

Comics of the Week #387

Every week we feature a set of comics created exclusively for WDD. The content revolves around web design, blogging and funny situations that we encounter in our daily lives as designers. These great cartoons are created by