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Code Review Review is the Manager's Job
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How We Ditched Redux for MobX – Skillshare Writings – Medium
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> This tool accepts a link to pre-made Google Directions and converts them to a GPX file. This file can be uploaded and used in sat-nav and GPS units.
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Your Professional Growth Questionnaire – Rands in Repose
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Identifying, Auditing, and Discussing Third Parties – CSS Wizardry – CSS Architecture, Web Performance Optimisation, and more, by Harry Roberts
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GDPR Hysteria · Jacques Mattheij
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I Played Fortnite and Figured Out the Universe - The Atlantic
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Kitchen extensions, house extensions and loft conversions in London
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Statistics, Fast and Slow
Written for and first published in the Financial Times on 13 April 2018. One way to understand China is to look at the statistics. Real income per person has…
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Device Experience Mining for Ecommerce Conversion – Craig Sullivan – Medium
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Cutting the Mustard with CSS Media Queries — SitePoint
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Airbnb's new typeface | Hacker News
You can’t argue that typography is so vital to their business that this is a useful allocation of resources. Obviously, design is important to any company that…
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Creating Accessible React Apps - YouTube
React is a great way to create reusable, modular components that can be shared among projects. But how do you ensure your React apps are usable by all? Scott…
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The Veil of Ignorance - Marvel Blog
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HTML5 Constraint Validation
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12 “Manager READMEs” from Silicon Valley’s Top Tech Companies
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Akin's Laws of Spacecraft Design
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A Guide To The State Of Print Stylesheets In 2018
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Morningstar Design System v1.16.1 - Adopting MDS
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Why we should bulldoze the business school
V isit the average university campus and it is likely that the newest and most ostentatious building will be occupied by the business school. The business…
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april 2018
gridtoflex.com
Grid to Flex Flexbox fallbacks for popular UI solutions that use CSS Grid. CSS grid is AMAZING! However, if you need to support users of IE11 and below, or Edge…
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Practicing Design Systems – EightShapes – Medium
Address “How Do I…?” Questions to Form Processes That Matter Early on, design system efforts can focus on defining what a system is or fret over principles .…
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april 2018
The Fast and Slow of Design
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april 2018
Managing Heading Levels In Design Systems – Heydon – Medium
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april 2018
Goodhart's law - Wikipedia
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april 2018
ICAEW slams HMRC for IR35 failings
Organisations including the ICAEW have called into question several key aspects of the off-payroll reforms for the public sector, before an expected move to…
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april 2018
Random Thoughts on Design Systems from Recent Experience
For the last 12 months, the product design team at Stack Overflow has been working on a design system. Design systems are worth the hype, they’re really…
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Scaling a design system for a telecommunications giant
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april 2018
Anker’s EverCam is a truly wireless smart security camera with 365 days of battery life
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Naming Guide for Task, Bug & User Story Titles - stratebot speaks
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The long, incredibly tortuous, and fascinating process of creating a Chinese font
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april 2018
Building a Text Editor for a Digital-First Newsroom
An inside look at the inner workings of a technology you may take for granted Illustration by Aaron Krolik/The New York Times If you’re like most people in…
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april 2018
HTML5 number inputs – Comma and period as decimal marks
<input type="number"> will open a numeric software keyboard on modern mobile operating systems. Not every user can input decimal numbers into this convenient…
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april 2018
Random Thoughts and Data on Hiring from Recent Experience - Chris Coyier
Random Thoughts and Data on Hiring from Recent Experience 04/04/2018 I just lead up a hiring process at CodePen. We needed a UX designer, so we made a public…
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Notes on `lang`
There’s lots going on with lang , the global attribute that defines the language an element contains . Information about it is scattered, so I’ve collected here…
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Designing Systematic Colors – UX Planet
How to make themable, flexible, WCAG 2.1 compliant color ramps for a design system The Color Factory (San Francisco) Mineral UI is the open source design system…
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Making React and Django play well together - Fractal Ideas
Making React and Django play well together Building a frontend with React and create-react-app and the corresponding backend with Django is a popular…
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hygen is the simple, fast, and scalable code generator that lives in your project.
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april 2018
A Taxonomy of Tech Debt
Hi there. I’m Bill “LtRandolph” Clark, and I’m the engineering manager for the Champions team on LoL . I’ve worked on several different teams on League over the…
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Polishing GitLab’s UI: A new color system | GitLab
We receive a lot of feedback from our users and the broader community. After hearing that there is a perceived lack of consistency and quality in GitLab’s UI,…
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Data Permissions Catalogue - IF
Access through secondary means Active request Activity-based permission Activity log Automation detection Behavioural biometrics Behavioural patterns Data…
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Teach your child to ride a bike | Islabikes
Bikes Balance Bike Rothan Starter Bikes Cnoc All-purpose Bikes Beinn Mountain Bikes Creig Road and Cyclo-cross Bikes Luath Adult Bikes Beinn 29 Starter Bikes…
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How to teach a child to ride a bike | Cycling UK
Patron: Her Majesty The Queen President: Jon Snow Chief Executive: Paul Tuohy Cycling UK is a trading name of Cyclists’ Touring Club (CTC) a company limited by…
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Bike test: Islabikes Cnoc 16 vs Frog 48 | Cycling UK
Friday, 26 January 2018 Bike test: Islabikes Cnoc 16 vs Frog 48 Cycling UK's Victoria Hazael and four-year-old daughter Martha test two starter pedal bikes for…
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Canary Wharf: life in the shadow of the towers | Jane Martinson
T he house I lived in, growing up on London’s Isle of Dogs, was beside a huge gate and high walls – impenetrable barriers even to the naughty kids who wanted to…
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Lazy Loading Images and Video | Web Fundamentals | Google Developers
The portion of images and video in thetypical payload of a website can be significant. Unfortunately, projectstakeholders may be unwilling to cut any media…
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