Today we’d like to share a couple of tab styles with you. The collection contains some styles and effects for modern tabs; from a simple box to a SVG shape. Depending on your design, different tab layouts and looks can spice up your sections; think outside of [...]
Making an application work offline can be a daunting task. In this article, Matthew Andrews, a lead developer behind FT Labs, shares a few insights he had learned along the way while building the FT application. Matthew will also be running a “Making It Work Offline” workshop1 at our upcoming Smashing Conference in [...]
What You’ll Be Creating
A lot of the popular weather apps on Google Play are either full of ads, require too many permissions, or include features that most of us never use. Wouldn’t it be great if you could build your own weather app from scratch?
In this tutorial, I’m going to show you how. [...]
Sometimes the available product types just aren’t enough. Magento has the different types pretty well covered, but there’s just situations where it simply makes more sense to have a separate product type.
For me, one of those situations was when I needed to create a custom product module that would handle generating a customized PDF [...]
In this tutorial, we’ll take a look at WebDriverJs which is a tool used for browser automation. Chrome will be used throughout however modern browsers tend to have available drivers for use with WebDriver (even mobile) so do check them out if you wish to automate other browsers.
While unit tests are certainly valuable [...]
Lately, every app is “beautiful”. If you read tech news, you’ve seen this pageant: Beautiful charts and graphs1. Beautiful stories2. Beautiful texting3. Beautiful notebooks4. Beautiful battery information5.
Aspiring to beauty in our designs is admirable. But it doesn’t guarantee usability, nor is it a product [...]
Bethany Heck’s website is a celebration of excellent typography and colors. Our pick this week.
A really cool project by Kenneth Cachia: an SVG-based seamless pattern maker.
Check it out
LiLL (GitHub: BlackDice / lill, License: MIT, npm: lill) is a linked list implementation that uses the ECMAScript 6 Symbol API. Because Symbol isn’t widely implemented, the author has used es6-symbol.
The motivation behind using Symbol is to provide a stateless public API with a low memory footprint. The ES6 wiki [...]
We always try our best to challenge your artistic abilities and produce some interesting, beautiful and creative artwork. And as designers we usually turn to different sources of inspiration. As a matter of fact, we’ve discovered the best one—desktop wallpapers that are a little more distinctive than the usual crowd. This creativity mission has [...]
What You’ll Be Creating Introduction
In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to create a 2D game using C# and Unity. We’ll be taking advantage of Unity’s microphone support to enhance the gameplay of the game. The objective of the game is simple, reaching the other side of the level by avoiding the obstacles [...]