Button State Design
From the author: button design is the main element of any design system. The best of the buttons are simple, versatile, perhaps even a little fun. But there are many…

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Layout adaptive menu
Adaptive menus collapsing into a hamburger on mobile devices can now be seen on almost any site. In this lesson we will learn to make up such menus. In the…

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Best Photoshop Plugins for Web Design
Go beyond Photoshop We don’t try to eloquently declare that plugins are our everything, especially since for beginner web designers it’s more important to directly study the wide possibilities of…

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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

Web design standards: everything you need to know for beginners and pros

How do design standards increase website popularity?
There is an opinion that web design standards attract users to sites, and most importantly – keep them for a long time. Why? Now we’ll figure it out, but first we’ll answer the question of what standards are. In general terms, this is all that we observe from time to time when opening completely different pages. For instance:

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Features of the profession and key responsibilities of a web designer

To make it easier to understand the main tasks of the representative of this craft, for a start it is worth considering its basic definition. The profession of “web designer” implies a business related to the development of the appearance of sites, the creation of their layouts, as well as layout (depends on the requirements of the customer or employer).

The representative of this case should have an artistic taste and, of course, education at the appropriate level in order to clearly understand how to solve the tasks assigned to him. Continue reading

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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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Changing the site design: quick restart of your project
I wrote many times that the web design master must be creative, must look for new solutions to everyday situations, keep an eye on fashion ... But unfortunately, fashion is…

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Advanced CSS: Using Sass Maps for UI Components
Sass is a great and very popular CSS preprocessor. If you are not familiar with it, take a look at these lessons. Associative arrays (Maps) are an extremely underrated feature…

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Flat Design Sites (Flat Design): history, principles, examples for inspiration
What do you think is the reason for such a frenzied popularity of flat design? I will answer you in a nutshell: it really works! In this article, I will…

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