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Google Lighthouse

An Introduction To Running Lighthouse Programmatically

This article contains a brief introduction to Lighthouse, discusses the advantages of running it programmatically, and walks through a basic configuration.

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Smashing Magazine Birthday

Smashing Magazine Is Fourteen!

This week is the 14th birthday of Smashing Magazine. This article takes a look back at some memories from this year and previous years — with the help of the team and some Smashing friends.

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Next And MDX

How To Build A Blog With Next And MDX

In this article we'll build a blog, step by step, using Next.js and MDX. Finally, we’ll cover why you would opt for Next.js instead of “vanilla” React and alternatives such as Gatsby.

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Perspective Cubes

How CSS Perspective Works

In this article, we'll take a look at the concept of perspective, starting with the very basics, as we work up to a fully animated 3D cube.

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Setting up and Customizing the Ant Design System in a Nuxt App

Nuxt and Ant Design work well together, in part because of Nuxt’s code-splitting and tree-shaking abilities, not to mention Nuxt’s new static target deployment option. Combining the two can be a little tricky, so what follows are the steps you need to set it up!

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Get Up And Running With Craft CMS

Choosing what CMS to use in your next development project is a critical decision for any business, large or small. In this guide, we’re going to run through the potential of Craft CMS.

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JavaScript Media Queries Comparison

Working with JavaScript Media Queries

A look at how to implement Media Queries using JavaScript.

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API Testing With Postman

How To Automate API Testing With Postman

In this article, we will learn how to write automated tests on web APIs with Postman. In order to follow along to this tutorial, you’ll need at least a fair amount of familiarity with Postman.

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Smashing Podcast Episode 24 With Cassie Evans: What Is SVG Animation?

We’re talking about SVG Animation. How can vector images, JavaScript and CSS all work together to provide engaging motion graphics? Drew McLellan talks to SVG expert Cassie Evans to find out.

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 Motion Sensitivities Consideration

Designing With Reduced Motion For Motion Sensitivities

Thanks to the wide support of the prefers-reduced-motion-media feature, we now have more advanced ways to design motion that can be creative and innovative while also being safer for those with motion sensitivities. This article is all about the how and why of making that happen.

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Cognitive Bias with David Dylan Thomas

David Dylan Thomas stops by to talk about his new book, Design for Cognitive Bias, recently published by A Book Apart.

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One Action, Multiple Terminal Windows Running Stuff

A neat little article, taking a look at how to best manage multiple terminal windows.

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