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  1. Design systems and technological disruption

    There was a controversial take on design systems earlier this week by Adam Michela in an interview on the Figma blog: Yes, design systems will replace many design jobs as we know them today — they already have. Interface development patterns, processes and tools are like interchangeable parts and factory assembly lines — tools of industrial productivity that enable fewer…

  2. Shiny machines & highlight reels

    There’s a saying that’s become popular in the age of social media: “Don’t compare your behind the scenes with someone…

  3. Using PhantomJS with PHP to screenshot webpages

    I’m working on a little project at the moment (stay tuned!) that needs to render dynamic images with text as…

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  1. Resolution dependent layout

    Way before there was a thing called responsive design, I wrote about a technique that could enable a website to change its design based on the size of the screen. This concept was one of the forebears of responsive web design and functioned as a substitute technology until browsers caught up with media queries…

  2. The 139 mix tape

    What do you get when take the best parts of 139 songs, slice them up, and paste them back together? 45 minutes of awesome beats…

  3. Web Directions titles

    Opening titles for the Web Directions conference created entirely in HTML, JavaScript and WebGL. Synced simultaneously across 2 massive projectors…

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