Weekly News for Designers № 433

Flexible Grid – A library of flexible grid layouts that use CSS Flexbox.
Flexible Grid

10 Free CSS & JS Notification Alert Code Snippets – Get a user’s attention with this collection of alerts.
10 Free CSS & JS Notification Alert Code Snippets

Piano Keyboard – Thanks to this CSS/JS site, you can play piano on your keyboard or mouse.
Piano Keyboard

How CSS works: Parsing & painting CSS in the critical rendering path – This article takes a deeper look into how CSS is rendered on a screen.
How CSS works: Parsing & painting CSS in the critical rendering path

Why React needed yet another animation library. – Check out the new react-spring animation library.
Why React needed yet another animation library.

Rapid UX Research at Google – A behind-the-scenes look at Google’s Rapid Research team.
Rapid UX Research at Google

Reusable, Maintainable, and Modular CSS – Wouldn’t it be nice to write CSS that you can use again?
Reusable, Maintainable, and Modular CSS

Stop calling these Dark Design Patterns or Dark UX – Author Flavio Lamenza calls them “a**hole designs” instead.
Stop calling these Dark Design Patterns or Dark UX

Front-End Design Checklist – An exhaustive list of elements to help you ensure quality in design.
Front-End Design Checklist

Apple’s New Design Ethos: Making Gadgets Easy To Sell, Hard To Use – Does Apple have a design problem?
Apple’s New Design Ethos: Making Gadgets Easy To Sell, Hard To Use

Brutalist design is the bad influence we all need – Brutalism can be a breath of fresh air in a world full of copycats.
Brutalist design is the bad influence we all need

Managing the Craziness of a Web Designer’s Schedule – How to stay sane during the busiest of times.
Managing the Craziness of a Web Designer’s Schedule

Password Strength Visualization – A very interesting way to show users just how strong their password is.
Password Strength Visualization

Which Podcasts Should Web Designers And Developers Be Listening To? – A shortlist of podcasts aimed at you. Yes, you.
Which Podcasts Should Web Designers And Developers Be Listening To?

Creating smooth sequential animations with Sass – A guide that demonstrates the power of Sass for loop animations.
Creating smooth sequential animations with Sass

How we designed page previews for Wikipedia – Taking a look behind the new page previews feature at Wikipedia.
How we designed page previews for Wikipedia

20 Free Payment Method Icon Sets – Put some bling into your next ecommerce project with this free collection of icon sets.
20 Free Payment Method Icon Sets

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