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Reverse Knockout Text Mask Effect with SVG

October 15th, 2019 by Jeremy Frank

Using design tricks on headings allows you to make more of the typography choices that you make and can have some interesting design outcomes. This approach will work with both custom headers (like a homepage that you set and forget) but also with a blog/CMS that has variable heading lengths/sizes

Dark mode

October 14th, 2019 by

Jeremy applies a dark mode to his site during a recent indie web camp. The thing that I quite like about it, aside from the use of CSS Custom Properties, is the approach to darken your images with CSS as part of the update. I never would have thought of that.

A Guide To New And Experimental CSS DevTools In Firefox

October 12th, 2019 by Victoria Wang

As I’ve mentioned (a lot) before, I’ve switched over to Firefox as my primary browser. At first, the only downside was my lack off familiarity with the dev tools, but now I prefer it over Chrome’s. In this tutorial, you can see how the Grid Inspector, Fonts editor, Shape Path Editor and more work (seven […]

Building a Scrapbook Layout with CSS Grid

October 9th, 2019 by Michelle Barker

A compound grid is when you have two grids, like a 5 column and a 4 column, and you overlay them together. What does that have to do with Scrapbook layouts? Well, this is the grid that Michelle used to build the scrapbook and she even built this little tool on code pen that will […]

Fresh From The Podcast

RWD Podcast #70 : Should designers learn how to code?

November 30th, 2018

This week I mull over the question around whether designers should code. Brad and Dan talk about Design and Development workflows Advent Holiday Calendars for Dev’s http://24ways.org/ http://calendar.perfplanet.com/2015/ https://24pullrequests.com/ http://sysadvent.blogspot.co.uk/

RWD Podcast #69 – Service Workers for everyone!

April 6th, 2018

With the arrival of iOS11.3 we now have service workers on Apple devices, meaning a wave of PWAs are about to hit us. HOORAH!

RWD Podcast #68 – One size fits all Service Worker

March 9th, 2018

This week I go over Jeremy Keiths new one size fits all service worker and possible use cases for service workers on travel sites. We celebrate International Women’s Day and look back on a year with CSS Grid.   Transcript The transcript below is computer generated using https://www.descript.com/. I’ve noticed a few issues as I’ve gone […]

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Vanilla JS Day 0

October 15th, 2019

After posting about javascript courses in RWD 381 I’ve taken steps towards finally learning the language. Rather than just doing a single course though I’m spreading my learning across a couple of different areas. This has the downside of me needing to find a lot more time to complete all the different courses, but has […]

RWD Weekly #381

October 11th, 2019

Hey everyone and welcome to weak #381 of the responsive design weekly. This week I’ve started on a small project that is utilising Web AR. To do this I’m using a combination of 8th Wall’s image tracking and AR capabilities, along with  Mozilla’s Aframe to control what is being rendered onto the screen. To help […]

RWD Weekly #380

October 4th, 2019

Hello again and welcome to week 3809 of the RWD Weekly. This week it is a bumper edition with some great tutorials and a lot of really valuable tools and resources. Let’s get linking! Article Designing a focus style When we get to testing accessibility on the sites we build we used to find that […]