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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Website framework, or modular grid in web design
What is a modular grid? I will explain with an example familiar to you. Open any paper book. You see, the text passing through the entire width of the page,…

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Creative website design: what's new?
Where does creative start? Morning, coffee, shower ... A new day has begun, it is time to create. We open the laptop or start the computer, before us is a…

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Web Design Fundamentals

Often, inexperienced developers do not adhere to generally accepted standards, either because of ignorance, or because of the idea that they are smarter than others, and therefore get a terrible result. Modern web design can be divided into 6 main components: emphasis, contrast, balance, accuracy, style and ease of perception.

Scrolling through each of these parameters in your head, while creating a graphic layout, you will concentrate on the most important details of the future project. The basic principles of web design is not a magic formula that helps solve a problem in a matter of seconds, it is the foundation on which you can Continue reading

What is web design and what does it eat?

When I ask new friends about how I earn my bread, I have to answer twice. At first, it sounds proudly from my lips: “Web designer”, which flies to me from the other side: “Um, web design – what is this?”

Then I have to explain what is included in my responsibilities, but in the end it all comes down to a simplified version, they say, I create websites, gentlemen. After another similar answer, I wanted to delve deeper into this topic and explain in detail to people what was what.

I propose today to understand together what web design is, to understand its key stages and basic principles. As a bonus to beginners, I will add information on how to start a career as a web designer, as Continue reading

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 some kind of logic, completeness, or something. And all because the owners of such sites, most likely, did not bother with the laws of composition – the art of organizing the elements of the site, combining and arranging them in their places.

Oh, that brain …
Our brain has the ability to instantly perceive information and create visual connections. I will explain with examples. Below you see two circles.

You immediately found a way to distinguish between them, right? But the task is more complicated for you. Continue reading

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