Visual Regression Testing with PhantomCSS
If you worked on large, serious projects, you probably already felt the importance of automated testing during the development process. Depending on experience, this awareness may come suddenly like a…

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SOLID principles in JavaScript. The substitution principle of Barbara Liskov
The substitution principle is most often used in the context of inheritance, however, the essence of the principle is more connected not with inheritance, but with the behavioral compatibility of…

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Working with empty space: why emptiness affects design so much
in web design, empty spaces include areas without text and images. It can be said that this is “visual silence”. For our design to function, it is necessary to correctly…

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How does website design development begin?

Before you begin your journey to the top of your career as a web designer, you need to understand the basic principles of creating such projects. Do not immediately run headlong into a graphic editor and smear your creative ideas on canvas.

Design development for the site begins with a smile defining the information model of the project and the formation of its approximate graphic model. The purpose of the Internet resource may be the sale of goods or the provision of any services. In this case, the design structure should be aimed at the convenience of moving around the catalog with products and provoking the visitor to a purchase. Continue reading

Popular web design styles

Site Style Classification
There is currently no unified classification of web design styles. And this is not surprising: each resource is unique in many respects, and the style of the site is not an exact science and does not have clearly established rules. We outline the main criteria by which sites can be classified:

Structure (minimalistic, complex, 2-3-column);

Color gamut (black and white, multi-colored, light, dark);

The number and level of graphics (standard, clean, artistic); Continue reading

The history of web design: from the Stone Age to the era of modern technology

Despite the fact that in the era of the development of web design, the first web pages were just text with links, and you could only dream of a variety of fonts and special effects, those naive, dense times were remembered by web developers with some kind of longing.

The first sites, the first providers, the first web designers. Monitors with a resolution of 640×480, supporting only 16 colors (!). Black text, blue links, red or pink headlines. Beauty!

Now, with the help of modern tools and technologies, even a student can create his own website for free in one computer science lesson. At the same time, the design, quality and functionality of this site will be an order of magnitude higher than those of the first “swallows” of site building, when web design was Continue reading

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The Importance of Visual Context in Web Design
From the author: According to the results of a popular study by the University of Missouri Science and Technology, visitors form an opinion about your business site in less than…

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Composition in web design, or what Photoshop tutorials are silent about
Surely, you often have to visit sites that, at first glance, seem to be like nothing - both the pictures are beautiful and the text is folding, however, they lack…

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5 signs of failed logos
From the author: you can not minimize the importance of the logo. The logo gives your business a distinctive mark. Branding guru David Brier reminds us all that “one of…

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Visual Regression Testing with PhantomCSS
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