Collective #556

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Inspirational Website of the Week: Lafaurie Paris

A super-slick and smooth scroll experience with sharp typography and excellent color choices. Our pick this week.

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Cascading Cache Invalidation

Philip Walton discusses how some caching best practices can actually backfire, and presents some techniques for solving the problem.

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A Guide To New And Experimental CSS DevTools In Firefox

In this article by Victoria Wang you’ll learn about all the CSS DevTools in Firefox.

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Clipping, Clipping, and More Clipping!

Some great new techniques for using CSS clip-path to create interesting effects. By Mikael Ainalem.

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Top-level await

Read about top-level await that makes it possible to use the await keyword outside of async functions in JavaScript modules.

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The Khan Academy 2018 Annual Report Case Study

Sara Soueidan’s case study on a recent micro-site project for Khan Academy.

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Introducing Sass Modules

Read all about the new module system feature of Sass in this article by Miriam Suzanne.

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The Obvious UI is Often the Best UI

Some useful insights on which mobile navigation pattern works best.

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Dark mode

Jeremy Keith shares how he implemented a dark mode for his website.

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Designing a focus style

Zell Liew shares his thoughts on default focus styles and collects some focus styling ideas from around the web.

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Why the Box Model is Integral to Web Design

In this article David Leger explains how the box model works.

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Dashdash is a new spreadsheet tool with access to business data and APIs through integrations with Crunchbase, LinkedIn, Mailchimp, Google Maps data, easily usable with the fresh templates feature.

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Image to Orange and Blue Stencil

With this little tool by Jon Kantner you can turn images into stencil art of orange and blue.

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In case you didn’t know about it: Moveable is draggable, resizable, scalable, rotatable, warpable, pinchable, groupable and snappable. A super useful script.

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JavaScript Broughlike Tutorial

A tutorial about writing a broughlike (a small roguelike game similar to 868-HACK or Cinco Paus) from scratch in JavaScript.

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Tania Rascia’s plain text notes app in progress. Built with React, Redux and TypeScript.

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After the release of Wasmer-JS, Aaron Turner now introduces, an online WebAssembly Terminal to run WASI modules directly in your browser.

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Layout-Fun with CSS Grid

Some fun demos made with CSS Grid by Tobi Reif.

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Images done right: Web graphics, good to the last byte

Learn the essentials of image formats in this article by the folks of Evil Martians.

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The box model is not layout

Kilian Valkhof argues that if we keep referring to our imaginary perfect layout system in design tools as “box model”, we risk getting the wrong thing.

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A Figma-ready collection of original macOS cursors to be used in design projects.

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Creating a Water-like Distortion Effect with Three.js

Learn how to achieve a water-like ripple distortion effect with Three.js and postprocessing.

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Inspirational Websites Roundup #9

A hand-picked selection of outstanding website designs from September 2019 for your inspiration.

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Collective #556 was written by Pedro Botelho and published on Codrops.

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