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thursday
23 Sep 2021
A pattern generator with 1300 shapes and 300 dpi tool.graphics

They all look like the current IntelliJ IDEA splash screen

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A pattern generator with 1300 shapes and 300 dpi
Design
20 Reasons To Quit Social Media durmonski.com

Clayton Christensen, a Harvard Business School professor named one of the best thinkers in the field of management, said that we don’t really buy products or services. Rather, we “hire” something to get a job done. Based on this, think about why you continuously waste your talent by watching other people share their craft instead of creating something yourself. Ask yourself, for what type of job you’ve hired social media?

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20 Reasons To Quit Social Media
General
7 Practical Uses for the ::before and ::after Pseudo-Elements in CSS css-tricks.com

In this article, I’ll walk you through seven different examples that showcase how ::before and ::after can be used to create interesting effects.

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7 Practical Uses for the ::before and ::after Pseudo-Elements in CSS
Design
Communicating with Interactive Articles distill.pub

Examining the design of interactive articles by synthesizing theory from disciplines such as education, journalism, and visualization.

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Communicating with Interactive Articles
General
Google: You Don't Need Reviews To Use Product Schema For Product Rich Results seroundtable.com

Google's John Mueller confirmed that even if you do not have reviews on your product landing pages, you can still use product structured markup/schema on your product pages and gain product rich results in the Google search results page.

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Google: You Don't Need Reviews To Use Product Schema For Product Rich Results
Seo
You Can Get A Google Penalty For Bad Links In FAQ Schema seroundtable.com

A while back an SEO asked John Mueller of Google if "linking to an external site from the FAQ Schema of a discounts/vouchers site?" John responded, "sure." I guess if the link is against Google's webmaster guidelines, sure, you can get a manual action.

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You Can Get A Google Penalty For Bad Links In FAQ Schema
Seo
How SPA architectures affect Core Web Vitals web.dev

Answers to common questions about SPAs, Core Web Vitals, and Google's plan to address current measurement limitations.

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How SPA architectures affect Core Web Vitals
Performance
wednesday
15 Sep 2021
Optimizing images on the web blog.cloudflare.com

Images are a massive part of the Internet. On the median web page, images account for 51% of the bytes loaded, so any improvement made to their speed or their size has a significant impact on performance.

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Optimizing images on the web
Performance
Perceived brightness: an essential concept for UI design bootcamp.uxdesign.cc

Look at the image above. Don’t you feel some colors are brighter than others? For example, between the yellow and blue: which is brighter?

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Perceived brightness: an essential concept for UI design
Design
Designing Beautiful Shadows in CSS joshwcomeau.com

In my humble opinion, the best websites and web applications have a tangible “real” quality to them. There are lots of factors involved to achieve this quality, but shadows are a critical ingredient.

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Designing Beautiful Shadows in CSS
Design