Planning the main screen of your application

The ‘User Dashboard’ is going to be the main screen where users of Cribbb will be spending the majority of their time. Nailing this single most important screen is a major step in defining what your product is about and articulating how it should be used by a first-time user. I see a lot of […]

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Design Inspiration #116

Design Inspiration from Cloud306, Ooomf, Coinbase, Robinhood and Procreate! Design Inspiration is a weekly post that showcases examples of some of the best new web design from around the internet. Cloud306 https://cloud306.com Ooomf https://ooomf.com Coinbase https://coinbase.com Robinhood https://www.robinhood.io Procreate http://procreate.si

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Seeding a Laravel 4 database

An important step towards writing bulletproof code is being able to test the application with real data. Unit tests are all well and good, but you need to also put your code through full integration tests to ensure everything works correctly as a whole. Having test data available is also really important for building out […]

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Design Inspiration #115

Design Inspiration from Zopim, Mailgun, Castro, FitStar and Olark! Design Inspiration is a weekly post that showcases examples of some of the best new web design from around the internet. Zopim https://www.zopim.com Mailgun http://www.mailgun.com Castro http://castro.fm FitStar http://fitstar.com Olark http://www.olark.com

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Onboarding for online products

It’s common wisdom that first impressions count for a lot. When we meet someone for the first time we automatically make a snap judgement and create a mental image of that person in our minds. The exact same phenomenon happens whenever you use a product for the first time. Onboarding new users or customers on […]

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Adding Bourbon and Bourbon Neat with Bower

I’ve been using Sass in projects for quite some time now, and honestly I don’t think I could start something new these days without it. For a long time I’ve also used Compass in all of my Sass projects too. Compass is an additional framework that sits on top of Sass and provides lots of […]

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Design Inspiration #114

Design Inspiration from Lumio, Ballpark, Marvel, Audrey Azoura and Cyril Masson! Design Inspiration is a weekly post that showcases examples of some of the best new web design from around the internet. Lumio http://www.hellolumio.com Ballpark http://www.getballpark.com Marvel https://marvelapp.com Audrey Azoura http://www.audreyazoura.fr Cyril Masson http://cyrilmasson.com

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Getting Real [Review]

Getting Real: The smarter, faster, easier way to build a successful web application is a guide to creating better, more successful web applications from the people behind 37Signals. The philosophy behind Getting Real is how to make your project as simple, clear and concise as possible. By reducing scope and complexity, you end up with […]

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How to structure your Sass for large web applications

In my opinion, preprocessors like Sass and LESS are one of the best things to ever happen to front-end development. The ability to split your code into separate modules, use mixins, variables and keep everything organised in a logical structure is such a huge blessing. I think it is totally unimaginable that you could write […]

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