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Building A Video Streaming App With Nuxt.js, Node And Express

13 April 2021 @ 2:00 pm

In this article, we’ll be building a video streaming app using Nuxt.js and Node.js. Specifically, we’ll build a server-side Node.js app that will handle fetching and streaming videos, generating thumbnails for your videos, and serving captions and subtitles.

A Complete Guide To HTML Email

12 April 2021 @ 12:30 pm

Recently we’ve covered CSS generators, SVG generators and accessible front-end components. This time we look into HTML email, with tools, templates and guides for designers and developers.

Growing UX Maturity In Organizations: Education And Training (Part 3)

9 April 2021 @ 7:30 pm

UX practitioners can play an important role in growing the UX maturity of the organizations and product teams they work with. This final article in a three-part series presents two additional tactics: education of staff on UX principles and processes.

Better Documentation And Team Communication With Product Design Docs

8 April 2021 @ 11:00 am

Have you ever struggled to get the green light on your design proposals? Do you feel like your design process needs to be formalized? Is the COVID19 era becoming a challenge for you when working remotely as a designer? Then keep reading to get to know a methodology to document your design process in this article.

Flaky Tests: Getting Rid Of A Living Nightmare In Testing

7 April 2021 @ 11:00 am

Unreliable tests are a living nightmare for anyone who writes automated tests or pays attention to the results. Flaky tests have even given folks nightmares and sleepless nights. In this article, Ramona Schwering shares her experiences to help you get out of this hell or avoid getting into it.

Don’t Lose Your Head: Evaluating Headless

6 April 2021 @ 4:10 pm

With many options comes many decisions, and it is easy to drown in all the many benefits of headless CMS. How do we approach evaluating these options? Let’s figure it out.

Vanilla JavaScript Code Snippets

5 April 2021 @ 10:30 am

A guide to vanilla JavaScript code snippets — with resources and lightweight libraries to help you solve a problem without a large overhead or third-party dependencies.

Guarding Against Disposable Design

2 April 2021 @ 11:00 am

Quick, constant change is a given on the web. It is often one of its greatest strengths. As ever, though, there is a balance to find. Although longevity takes a different form online, its value is immeasurable.

Meet Utopia: Designing And Building With Fluid Type And Space Scales

1 April 2021 @ 9:44 am

By systemizing the fundamentals of typography and space, and leaning into the inherent fluidity of the web, a free new **CSS tool** called [Utopia](https://utopia.fyi/) offers an alternative to breakpoint-driven design.

The Small Joys Of April (2021 Wallpapers Edition)

31 March 2021 @ 10:00 am

Let’s welcome the new month with some fresh wallpapers. Designed with love by artists and designers from across the globe, they are available with and without a calendar for April 2021.