Category: Performance

Putting the “App” in Progressive Web Apps

The web is better than ever. You can now build fast, rich app-like experiences. As Googler Zach Coch said: The line between what is web and what is app is more blurry than it’s ever been. And this is a great opportunity to get better at creating those incredible experiences. But the web has its […]

Can AI Solve Your UX Design Problems?

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One of Mark Zuckerberg’s key New Year resolutions for 2016 was to build his own “simple AI bot” that could help him with the household tasks. Remember the image of the butler, Jarvis from Iron Man? That’s a well-known Hollywood example of how a simple AI works. But, what precisely is Artificial Intelligence and how […]

A Designer’s Guide to Fast Websites and Perceived Performance

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Faster websites do better across a whole variety of metrics. Speeding up websites improves SEO and therefore click-through rates, so faster websites rank better, and it boosts conversions, so it definitely improves user experience as well. As a web designer you’ll want to do everything that you possibly can do to make your website faster, […]

Here are the 5 Things Great Designers Do Differently

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Demand for UX designers is rising every year. General Assembly estimates that UX design will be one of the most-promising careers in 2020, but with more demand…comes more supply. Here are the 5 things great designers do differently to beat their competition. ——— Pretty much every sector from health, to finance, to tech, and even […]

Crash Course: Optimizing and Exporting SVGs in Adobe Illustrator

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When you start working with SVG, one of the most important things is to learn how to create, export, and optimize your graphic files for the Web correctly. Coding SVG by hand can be slow and tedious process, so it’s much better to create your graphic in a visual manner with program like Illustrator (Inkscape, […]