Entries by andresz

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The 4 Layers of Single Page Applications You Need to Know

Let’s architect a React application from the ground up, exploring the domain and its services, store, application services and the view. Every successful project needs a clear architecture, which is understood by all team members. Imagine you’re new to the team. The technical leader presents the proposed architecture for the new application coming up on […]

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The Stages of the Agile Software Development Life Cycle

Innovate or die. If tech companies want to remain relevant in a fast-paced, ever-changing industry, software development teams need a way to push their products forward as much as possible in a short time frame. The agile software development methodology was developed specifically for the rapid development and deployment of software. Learn the stages involved […]

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What does it mean to design for development? – InVision Blog

A design can improve with the input of a developer, and code can be better written with the help of a designer. Designing for development is about finding the solution that produces the best possible user experience with the least moving parts. Web applications aren’t one-and-done projects. They need to grow, evolve, and change—sometimes rather […]

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Metas y objetivos ¿Cuál es la diferencia?

Las metas y objetivos En el campo del diseño de la instrucción hay muchas palabras que tienden a causar confusión porque tienen conceptos similares. Dos de las más confundidas son objetivos y metas. Algunos autores explican que una meta es algo así como el objetivo final de algo y que los objetivos son los pequeños […]

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The Mobile Design Elements That You Have to A/B Test

UX is at the intersection of product and design. If UI designers are fixated on the look and feel of an app, while product managers are focused on its functionality and usability, then UX designers fall somewhere in between. A/B testing plays as big a role in UX design as it does in marketing. It’s […]

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This Is Why You Need to Delete Facebook – Nate Miller – Medium

Or Twitter. Or Instagram. Or Medium. Social media algorithms are being continuously fine tuned to punish content creators for having a life, all while Facebook makes a killing in advertisement fees that we provide the eyes for. Yep, Facebook has been pushing full steam ahead for quite some time now to ruin Instagram just as […]

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The toughest part about being a female software engineer

A retrospective three years into my career in tech In a 2017 survey, Github collected responses from 5,500 users in the open source community to gather insights into the open source development practices and communities. The results revealed a dismal gender imbalance in the community, much more so than in the tech industry itself. “95% […]

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You should be designing for diverse user bases

The best way to craft more creative, friendlier, and ultimately better interaction experiences is to start with the designers themselves. For UX designers, one of these goals should be a stronger commitment to inclusive design. As the accessibility of technology increases across the global community, user bases are becoming more diverse and nuanced than ever […]

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Here’s Where UX Is Going In 2018: Top 7 Design Trends

It never hurts to be prepared to embrace upcoming trends likely to enhance end-user satisfaction. Even so, it’s not always easy to predict what design trends will dominate and drive the user experience for the upcoming year. But it’s inevitable that changes in technology will play a significant role in how design trends evolve in […]

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How to Create Simple Button Fades With CSS

In this video from my course on Practical Web Animation, you’ll learn how to create a simple hover effect using CSS. We’ll be making our navigation buttons more interesting by animating the background and text colors on hover. You’ll also learn some neat CSS tricks for properly centering a menu on the page. Source: How […]

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Primer: How To Grow And Maintain A Beard

You might think that growing a beard is something that you just do, but there are a lot more subtleties, skills, and even gear you need to do it the right way. That is, unless you want to look like someone who lives in a tiny cabin in the woods writing manifestos. Growing it is […]

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Viaja a través de la historia de la cocina gracias a esta web con 3.000 libros gratuitos

En Archive.org podemos encontrar 3.000 libros de cocina que nos permiten conocer recetas de diferentes épocas y países A pesar de iniciativas como Soylent o Joylent, lo cierto es que la mayoría de los seres humanos seguimos prefiriendo comer platos que tienen siglos de tradición detrás. Es uno de esos pequeños grandes placeres que tenemos […]

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Fundamentals of Responsive Images

People don’t want to wait around longer than necessary, though. Any benefit you get from a great image vanishes once someone’s neck begins to tense up as the loading bar slowly creeps from one side of the URL bar to the other. Images also lose their emotional impact if they’re blurry and someone has to […]

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Cinco herramientas que te ayudarán a elegir las tipografías perfectas para tus proyectos

Si te dedicas al diseño gráfico (de manera profesional o estás comenzando) sabrás que la tipografía es uno de los elementos más importantes a considerar dentro de un proyecto. Además de elegir las imágenes y colores correctos, también es imprescindible encontrar una buena combinación de tipografías para utilizar conjuntamente. Hoy vamos a recomendar cinco plataformas […]