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30 Fresh Tutorials and Articles for Web Developers

Today our showcase consists of the freshest and very useful tutorials and articles that we have collected here in order to save your precious time and make your workflow more fun and easy!

Techniques for Responsive Typography

When it comes to responsive type on the web, there’s more to do than just resizing the text’s container and having the text reflow inside of it. This in-depth article covers various techniques for making text responsive.
Techniques for Responsive Typography in 30 Fresh and Helpful Tutorials and Articles for Web Developers

Applying App Design Concepts to Website Design

In this article we’ll explore how app design concepts can help rethink the planning and design of websites for a better user experience.
Applying App Design Concepts to Website Design in 30 Fresh and Helpful Tutorials and Articles for Web Developers

SVG Icons FTW

Despite the growing popularity of SVG, its time around and excellent browser support, we have a lack of good vector icon approaches. It’s time to fill this gap and use SVG as icons in our web projects.
SVG Icons FTW in 30 Fresh and Helpful Tutorials and Articles for Web Developers

Techniques for Creating Textured Text

In this article we’ll explore all the current techniques for creating image or texture filled text and show you how to apply them.
Techniques for Creating Textured Text in 30 Fresh and Helpful Tutorials and Articles for Web Developers
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Progress Button Styles

A set of flat and 3D progress button styles where the button itself serves as a progress indicator. 3D styles are used for showing the progress indication on one side of the button while rotating the button in perspective.
Progress Button Styles in 30 Fresh and Helpful Tutorials and Articles for Web Developers
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Perspective Page View Navigation

Some effects for a perspective page view navigation where the page itself gets pushed away in 3D to reveal a menu or other items. This navigation idea is seen in mobile app design and we wanted to explore some more effects.
Perspective Page View Navigation in 30 Fresh and Helpful Tutorials and Articles for Web Developers
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Merry Christmas with a Bursting Gift Box

The Codrops team wishes everybody a Merry Christmas and a happy new year! A big “Thank You” from us in form of a little demo with a bursting animated gift box and some flying icons.
Merry Christmas with a Bursting Gift Box in 30 Fresh and Helpful Tutorials and Articles for Web Developers
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SVG Drawing Animation

A little experiment that explores the usage of SVG line drawing animations to precede the appearance of graphics or website elements, simulating the loading of them.
SVG Drawing Animation in 30 Fresh and Helpful Tutorials and Articles for Web Developers
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Animated Opening Type

A tutorial on how to create an interesting animated 3D opening type effect with pseudo-elements, CSS transforms and transitions. The idea is based on Edenspiekermann’s Open Type project and it’s a very creative way to display and play with letters.
Animated Opening Type in 30 Fresh and Helpful Tutorials and Articles for Web Developers
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Shape Hover Effect with SVG

In this tutorial we’ll recreate the hover effect as seen on The Christmas Experiments website. We’ll be using SVG for the shape and Snap.svg for animating it on hover.
Shape Hover Effect with SVG in 30 Fresh and Helpful Tutorials and Articles for Web Developers
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Labels: Managing User Expectations

An article about how to manage user expectations by properly labeling UI components. The better users are able to predict what an interaction will do, the more trust can be built, enabling the user to smoothly navigate a website and perform actions in a comfortable way.
Labels: Managing User Expectations in 30 Fresh and Helpful Tutorials and Articles for Web Developers

Extending silent classes in Sass

This is a shorter, tip-style post that covers a little thing I like to do when writing Sass. It’s something that I’ve been asked about in workshops, and something I hope to bring to the new version of inuitcss.
Extending silent classes in Sass in 30 Fresh and Helpful Tutorials and Articles for Web Developers

A Data-based Analysis of the CSS Standards Approval Process

A Data-based Analysis of the CSS Standards Approval Process in 30 Fresh and Helpful Tutorials and Articles for Web Developers

The Lean UX Manifesto: Principle-Driven Design

The Lean UX Manifesto: Principle-Driven Design in 30 Fresh and Helpful Tutorials and Articles for Web Developers

Converting your CSS project to Sass

There is plenty of documentation and know-how going around with starting new projects with Sass and Compass, but taking the time to convert an existing project over could use some help.
Converting your CSS project to Sass in 30 Fresh and Helpful Tutorials and Articles for Web Developers

A Look Back at the Popular Web Design Trends from 2013

A Look Back at the Popular Web Design Trends from 2013 in 30 Fresh and Helpful Tutorials and Articles for Web Developers

SVG Files: From Illustrator to the Web

Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) is a vector image format which began life back in 1998. It was always developed with the web in mind, but only now has the web actually started to catch up. There’s no denying its relevance today, so let’s have a look at the basics of taking SVG from Illustrator to the web browser.
SVG Files: From Illustrator to the Web in 30 Fresh and Helpful Tutorials and Articles for Web Developers

Four Ways To Build A Mobile Application, Part 1: Native iOS

Four Ways To Build A Mobile Application, Part 1: Native iOS in 30 Fresh and Helpful Tutorials and Articles for Web Developers

Four Ways To Build A Mobile Application, Part 1: Native iOS

This article is the second in a series of four articles covering four ways to develop mobile applications.
Four Ways To Build A Mobile Application, Part 1: Native iOS in 30 Fresh and Helpful Tutorials and Articles for Web Developers

Hack Smart Objects to Create Dynamic Sprites

Learn how to use smart objects as color swatches to make your Photoshop vector shapes have a dynamic color property.
Hack Smart Objects to Create Dynamic Sprites in 30 Fresh and Helpful Tutorials and Articles for Web Developers

Interviewing a front-end developer

Interviewing a front-end developer in 30 Fresh and Helpful Tutorials and Articles for Web Developers

A Pocket Guide to Master Every Day’s Typographic Adventures

A Pocket Guide to Master Every Day’s Typographic Adventures in 30 Fresh and Helpful Tutorials and Articles for Web Developers

SVG Optimisation: The Basics

SVG Optimisation: The Basics in 30 Fresh and Helpful Tutorials and Articles for Web Developers

Untangling Web Typography

Untangling Web Typography in 30 Fresh and Helpful Tutorials and Articles for Web Developers

Notification Design Strategies

Notification Design Strategies in 30 Fresh and Helpful Tutorials and Articles for Web Developers

So You’ve Decided To Open-Source A Project At Work. What Now?

So You’ve Decided To Open-Source A Project At Work. What Now? in 30 Fresh and Helpful Tutorials and Articles for Web Developers

Modifying Admin Post Lists In WordPress

Modifying Admin Post Lists In WordPress in 30 Fresh and Helpful Tutorials and Articles for Web Developers

Surveying the Big Screen

With over three years of responsive web design in our collective portfolios, we now have a solid set of design patterns for making websites work on small devices. But what about larger screens?
Surveying the Big Screen in 30 Fresh and Helpful Tutorials and Articles for Web Developers

URL Rewriting for the Fearful

URL Rewriting for the Fearful in 30 Fresh and Helpful Tutorials and Articles for Web Developers

How To Simplify Mobile App Data With Google Analytics And Tag Manager

Information about customers has never been available on the scale it is today. Businesses are learning new ways to leverage data to improve themselves on a daily basis. They’re realizing that data collection and data analysis have a measurable return on investment, and decision-makers are asking to see them.
How To Simplify Mobile App Data With Google Analytics And Tag Manager in 30 Fresh and Helpful Tutorials and Articles for Web Developers

  • AndrewG,
  • January 11, 2014

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Andrew is the chief editor of Splashnology blog. He has many years of experience within the web design industry and has a passion for the latest web technologies. 3D Models Marketplace

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