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7 Principles of Rich Web Applications |

by Spone
This is a writeup based on a presentation I gave at BrazilJS in August 2014. It builds on some of the ideas I’ve been blogging about recently related mostly to UX and performance.

How To Scroll

by Spone
Scroll-based interaction is incredibly popular for interactive storytelling. There are many compelling reasons for this, yet scrolling is surprisingly nuanced and easy to break. So here are five rules for employing scrolling effectively.

Enduring CSS: writing style sheets for rapidly changing, long-lived projects - Author and responsive web developer Ben Frain

by Spone
When architecting CSS for a large scale project it’s a common aim to abstract visual patterns for re-use, DRY out code and normalise our designs as much as possible. However, for rapidly changing projects, I’m no longer convinced those principles should necessarily be followed to the nth degree, nor that they offer the biggest wins. This post describes what I consider the most advantageous practices and approaches when authoring CSS for a rapidly changing, large scale web project.

Want to Be a Better Project Manager? Learn How to Cook. — Medium

by gregg
The commonalities between time, resource management and culinary skill; resolve under pressure, managing critical paths, measuring properly, and finding the right recipe.

The U.S. Digital Services Playbook

by gregg
We created a playbook of 13 key “plays” drawn from successful best practices from the private sector and government that, if followed together, will help government build effective digital services.

5 Things Your Interactive Agency Should Be Doing for You | AREA 17 - Advertising Age

by gregg
Insights into the Client/Agency Relationship in the Modern Digital Landscape.

Quartz UX Teardown: How to Design and Create Engaging Email Newsletter User Experiences - Jason Shah

by gregg
Easy and Useful UX + Consistent Delivery of that Experience = My Continued Engagement with Quartz

Static Web Apps - A Field Guide

by Spone & 1 other
Static Web Applications run independently of the need for server-side dynamic processing. Static web architecture eases common web development headaches without introducing additional complexity. This guide will introduce you to the world of static web applications and offer solutions to common challenges encountered while building them. Welcome!

Device-Agnostic | Trent Walton

by gregg & 1 other
The more I build for the web, the more the term ‘device-agnostic’ endears itself to me.

What You Think You Know About the Web Is Wrong |

by gregg
66% of attention on a normal media page is spent below the fold

Hexagonal Architecture Guidelines for Rails - The Audacious Code Experiment

by Spone
Good application design is hard and there’s no one “right” way to do it. I often get asked the how I design decoupled applications and while there’s no easy answer I’m going to lay down the rules that have worked for me.

Les Pourquoi(s) du Design

by gregg
Ce projet tente de répondre simplement à tous les “pourquoi…” qui sont posés à des graphistes / designers / directeurs artistiques / you name it. Vous n’apprendrez probablement rien en tant que graphiste, mais vous pourrez copier-coller la réponse à cette question déjà entendue 300 fois.

Cheat Sheets - OWASP

by Spone & 2 others
The OWASP Cheat Sheet Series was created to provide a concise collection of high value information on specific web application security topics. These cheat sheets were created by multiple application security experts and provide excellent security guidance in an easy to read format.

AWS Tips I Wish I'd Known Before I Started | Notes | W(e)blinks

by Spone
A collection of random tips for Amazon Web Services (AWS) that I wish I'd been told a few years ago, based on what I've learned by building and deploying various applications on AWS.

AWS Tips, Tricks, and Techniques

by Spone
In this post I'll be going over some tips, tricks, and general advice for getting started with Amazon Web Services (AWS).


Best Practices for Designing a Pragmatic RESTful API | Vinay Sahni

by Spone
Your data model has started to stabilize and you're in a position to create a public API for your web app. You realize it's hard to make significant changes to your API once it's released and want to get as much right as possible up front. Now, the internet has no shortage on opinions on API design. But, since there's no one widely adopted standard that works in all cases, you're left with a bunch of choices: What formats should you accept? How should you authenticate? Should your API be versioned?