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Why do so many content models still look more like design systems rather than reflecting structured data? Mike Wills invites us to conceive content models that articulate meaning and group related content together for use on any… alistapart.com/article/a-con…
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Looking to up your UX design game? An Event Apart features speakers that are among the smartest and most innovative in the industry. Here’s a preview of the inspiring and enlightening Fall Summit 2021 sessions, coming to a device near you Oct 11–13. 👇🧵 aneventapart.com/event/fall-…
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The *intention* to design safer tech is not enough; we need a *strategy*. Eva PenzeyMoog shares a process for inclusive safety, from research and brainstorming through design and testing, in this excerpt from her new @ABookApartalistapart.com/article/desig…
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Sustainable Web Design, An Excerpt alistapart.com/article/susta…
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It had snowed. A student waited in his wheelchair while the janitor shoveled the front steps. The janitor said, “I’ll shovel the wheelchair ramp after I’m done with the steps.” The student said, “If you clear the ramp first, then *everyone* can get in.” alistapart.com/article/desig…
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✩ ✩ ✩ ✩ ✩ As devices diversify in dizzying ways, how can we be sure that our web work will stay relevant? @cathy_dutton shares how practitioners can perfect designs for the paradigms of the present and the unseen twists of the future. alistapart.com/article/desig… illo @mrdougal
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Happy birthday to @val_brigatti, editor-in-chief of @ItalianALA @alistapart! ❤️ 🦄 🎂 Thank you for your friendship, intelligence, and kindness.
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♛ Receiving feedback can be stressful: will an open-ended question attract helpful guidance or harsh criticism? In Part 2 of an ALA series, Erin “@Folletto“ Casali coaches us through a process to ensure that feedback always lands gracefully. alistapart.com/article/async…
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"a positive attitude doesn’t mean going light on the feedback" A good read on actionable feedback from @alistapart 👇🏻
We strongly agree with this fantastic piece from @alistapart on the importance of actionable feedback to the design process. It includes a framework on how to give better feedback. Read it here: bit.ly/2UlIHzo
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Wow... Okay, so here's something I've been trying to do for at least 10 years! A CSS-only responsive table with fixed column & row headers, inside a layout, with scroll snapping! 🥳 codepen.io/scottjehl/pen/abJ… Works in: Firefox, Safari (iOS & Mac), Chrome (Mobile & Desktop), Edge
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🧐 Observation + Impact + Question = Actionable Feedback 🤝 Timing + Attitude + Form = Respectful Feedback #WebDesign feedback would be wayyyy more valuable if it always followed these guidelines via @alistapart: alistapart.com/article/async…
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♛ Giving actionable feedback is one of your most important tasks as a designer, lead, or stakeholder. It’s even tougher in a distributed work environment. @Folletto shares a framework to empower others without deflating them. alistapart.com/article/async…
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