Collective #512

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Let’s Make A Design System! Live Coding at Smashing Conf

Watch Brad Frost live-code a design system on stage at Smashing Conf San Francisco.

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Moving from Gulp to Parcel

Ben Frain explains how to use Parcel instead of Gulp for application bundling.

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Getting To Know The MutationObserver API

Louis Lazaris shows how to use the MutationObserver API to make observing for DOM changes relatively easy.

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CSS Spatial Navigation Level 1

The first public working draft of the specification that defines a general model for navigating the focus using the arrow keys, as well as related CSS, JavaScript features and Events.

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3D Projection

Jordan Santell writes about the fundamentals of 3D projection and frustums with lots of visuals and math cheats.

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Using React Router for a Single Page Application

A tutorial by Tania Rascia on how to use the react-router-dom library.

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Musical Bubble Sort (CPC Bubble Sort)

In this great demo by Stephen Sparling you can actually listen to Bubble sort!

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Line Drawing

A hypnotizing pattern demo that changes according to the mouse position. By Liam Egan.

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Have some fun with a click and drag interaction.

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Create an animated scroll cue

Learn how to add a subtle cue to the bottom of the page that lets people know that they can scroll to see more content.

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The Billion Ways to Display an SVG

An exploration of the various ways there are across HTML, CSS, and JavaScript for getting a SVG to display in the browsers.

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Angled Background CSS-only “Mixin”

A demo by Miriam Suzanne that shows how to create Sass-like “functions” and “mixins” in plain CSS.

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Base Web React Components

Base Web is the React implementation of Base, Uber’s design system comprised of modern, responsive, living components.

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Enriching Search Results Through Structured Data

Learn about the importance of structured data in this article by Daniel Waisberg on the Google Webmaster Central Blog.

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Building a pure CSS animated SVG spinner

Glenn McComb’s tutorial on to create a SVG spinner powered by CSS animations.

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Lorem Picsum

Easy to use, stylish placeholders where you just need to add your desired image size after the URL, and you get a random image.

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Free Font: Pippa Handwriting

A playful handwriting font made by Queenie Appleyard.

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Rushing rapid in a forest by Three.js

A beautiful Three.js demo by Yiting Liu.

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A Designer’s Guide to Animating Icons with CSS

Shannon Thomann shows how to approach CSS animations for animating SVG icons.

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City Life Icons Collection

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Collective #512 was written by Pedro Botelho and published on Codrops.

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