Dan Davies{ Front-end Developer }

Weekly roundup

22nd May 2015

I see a lot of stuff posted over the week and thought it would be nice to share incase people have missed it. I’ll try and do this weekly so if you see anything you’d like to share, drop us a line and I’ll be sure to mention it.

Website optimisation

Blurring your images might speed your site up. But it’s not always the right thing to do.
http://www.creativebloq.com/web-design/speed-your-website-blurring-images-51514969

Is web design losing it’s soul?

As responsive design becomes the norm, designers have developed a reliance on boxes and grids, argues Noah Stokes
http://www.creativebloq.com/web-design/why-web-design-losing-its-soul-51514950

Manchester day out

This week saw the Upfront Conference happen in Manchester. Follow their site and tweets for some great discussion
http://upfrontconf.com/

SVG Art Direcion

Netwards Nominee Sara Soueidan talks about using viewbox and SVG
http://sarasoueidan.com/blog/svg-art-direction-using-viewbox/

UX is important

Paul Blakey talks about why UX is so important
https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/why-ux-so-important-paul-blakey

Accessibility

Brad Frost talks about why he cares for accessibility
http://bradfrost.com/blog/post/why-i-care-about-accessibility/

Instant Styleguides

A great tool that extracts stuff from a website and produces a styleguide
http://stylifyme.com/

UX is UI

A post by Mike Atherton based on a recent talk he gave
https://medium.com/@mikeatherton/ux-is-ui-105460807734

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