How To Make Life Easier When Using Git

How To Make Life Easier When Using GitHow To Make Life Easier When Using Git Shane Hudson 2020-03-27T11:30:00+00:002020-03-27T18:36:08+00:00 Git was released almost 15 years ago. In that time it has gone from underdog to unbeaten champion, git init is often the first command run on a new project. It is undoubtedly an important tool that…

We’re Here for You During COVID-19

First things first, we hope this message finds you well and in good spirits. In light of COVID-19, we’re challenged as a world population in many ways. We understand that this is a difficult time for everyone and not something that any of us might have anticipated, which makes it all the more crucial to…

How To Increase Mobile Conversions With Category Page Design

How To Increase Mobile Conversions With Category Page DesignHow To Increase Mobile Conversions With Category Page Design Suzanne Scacca 2020-03-26T12:30:00+00:002020-03-26T18:37:37+00:00 For e-commerce designers, it’s easy to focus on designing the home page, individual product pages as well as the checkout experience because they’re obvious stepping stones along the mobile shoppers’ journey. Based on the following…

How Should Designers Learn To Code? Git, HTML/CSS, Engineering Principles (Part 2)

How Should Designers Learn To Code? Git, HTML/CSS, Engineering Principles (Part 2)How Should Designers Learn To Code? Git, HTML/CSS, Engineering Principles (Part 2) Paul Hanaoka 2020-03-25T14:00:00+00:002020-03-25T18:36:08+00:00 Literally, tomes have been written on version control. Nevertheless, I will start by sharing a brief explanation and other introductory content to whet your appetite for further study. Version…

Upcoming Web Design Conferences (April 2020 – August 2020)

Upcoming Web Design Conferences (April 2020 – August 2020)Upcoming Web Design Conferences (April 2020 – August 2020) Jan Constantin 2020-03-24T10:00:40+01:002020-03-24T23:00:24+00:00 Please note that dates are subject to change due to COVID-19, so it would be best to check the websites for further information regarding their conference dates and schedules. We’re putting our heart and soul…

Smashing Podcast Episode 12 With Paul Boag: What Is Conversion Optimisation?

Smashing Podcast Episode 12 With Paul Boag: What Is Conversion Optimisation?Smashing Podcast Episode 12 With Paul Boag: What Is Conversion Optimisation? Drew McLellan 2020-03-24T05:00:00+00:002020-03-24T08:45:43+00:00 In this episode of the Smashing Podcast, we’re talking about the user experience around converting site visitors into customers. Can our selling techniques leave customers feeling cheated? And how can that…

Announcing Smashing Online Workshops

Announcing Smashing Online WorkshopsAnnouncing Smashing Online Workshops Rachel Andrew 2020-03-23T18:00:00+00:002020-03-23T19:31:06+00:00 We had to postpone our SmashingConf in San Francisco until 10th–11th November 2020 and, like so many of you, our team will be staying firmly put at home for the next month or more. However, we know that many of you are still hoping to…

Inspired Design Decisions With Otto Storch: When Idea, Copy, Art And Typography Became Inseperable

Inspired Design Decisions With Otto Storch: When Idea, Copy, Art And Typography Became InseperableInspired Design Decisions With Otto Storch: When Idea, Copy, Art And Typography Became Inseperable Andrew Clarke 2020-03-23T13:00:00+00:002020-03-23T18:36:32+00:00 For the past few years, books about HTML and CSS have almost vanished from my studio bookshelves. I replaced them with books on art direction,…

Retaining Your Sanity as a User Researcher

By Jim Ross How many times have your clients or coworkers said to you, “That was great. You’re so patient! I could never do that,” after observing your user-research sessions? User researchers do need to have a lot of patience. We sit through multiple sessions, asking the participants the same questions, observing them going through…

Book Review: Change by Design

By D. Ben Woods Interest in design thinking as a professional practice seems to ebb and flow. Currently, we’re in a period when there is great interest in design thinking. This trend may lead to some confusion or even consternation among my UX colleagues, who may see design thinking as a faux version of User…