You’ve never heard of ‘Complexion Reduction’ you say? Well yea, that’s because I just made the term up. Recently I’ve noticed a new trend that is beyond flat design, beyond minimal design and independent of progressive reduction. Some may claim that this is just the next step of minimal design being implemented into the mobile […]
Building mobile web applications with great performance can be hard. Animations with low framerates, sloppy transitions between screens, developing with HTML for mobile requires some work to achieve good results. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg stated that one of the company’s biggest mistakes was deciding to use HTML5 when it wasn’t there yet. Does this mean […]
As web technology advances and web experiences begin to mirror those of native apps, a new term for HTML5 web apps, the Progressive Web App (PWA), has been coined. What is a PWA? Simply put, it is an enhanced experience of your existing website design that allows for greater functionality on modern devices to give […]
Life’s short, and time is money. As web developers, we’re paid to get the job done – by clients, bosses and colleagues who may not appreciate the importance of site performance. So the temptation is to cut corners to get the job done – to find the quickest solution, without regard for performance. In these […]
A web app that’s difficult to figure out, unintuitive, or inefficient is not going to win many hearts. But designing a user-friendly interface is hard. On top of the usual design problems like picking the right colours and creating a proper content structure, you need to also be aware of the bigger picture.