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Bookmarks tagged with “guide”

133 bookmarks by garrettc


A complete guide to using CSS filters with SVGs

“In this post, we’re going to learn about a unique and powerful set of CSS tools, SVG filters, to improve visual aspects of a website.”

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City guides by local creatives

“On the Grid is a collection of neighborhood guides lovingly curated by local creatives in cities around the world.”

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A detailed guide to colors in data vis style guides

How to create a color palette for the data visualizations in your organization.

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Shepherd

"Shepherd is a JavaScript library for guiding users through your app."

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Design Systems: Step-by-Step Guide to Creating Your Own

"Design doesn’t scale easily. Efficiency doesn’t emerge from thin air. Scaling design through hiring, without putting standards in place, is a myth. With every new hire, new ideas for color palettes, typography and patterns appear in the product, growing the inconsistency and increasing the maintenance cost. Every new hire increases the design entropy. There’s only one way to stop the growth of the chaos. Committing to running a design system process. Gradual growth of a design system equals gradual increase in consistency and speed of software development. Design scales. But it scales only with a design system."

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Everything you need to know about CSS Variables

"In this guide, I’ll show you how variables work natively in CSS, and how you can use them to make your life a lot easier."

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Indoor and House Plant Resource

How Many Plants is a growing plant care resource and community for ALL plant parents, seasoned enthusiasts and first-timers alike!

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Readability Guidelines

A collaboratively developed, universal content style guide, based on usability evidence. Created by Content Design London.

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How Are You Doing?

"As a companion of sorts to the previous post, I ran across this infographic on a site of pandemic resources for Colorado healthcare workers that shows some typical responses to different levels of stress."

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What does 100% mean in CSS?

"One of the CSS units I use most is the wonderful % — so handy for positioning elements on the page. Unfortunately, the rules aren’t exactly straightforward. One question I’m always asking myself is: Percent of what?"

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A user’s guide to CSS variables

Long-requested but still underused, CSS custom properties for cascading variables offer revolutionary possibilities for collaboration and code reuse.

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chart-doctor/README.md at master · ft-interactive/chart-doctor · GitHub

“A poster (available in English, Japanese, traditional Chinese and simplified Chinese) and web site to assist designers and journalists to select the optimal symbology for data visualisations, by the Financial Times Visual Journalism Team.”

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Setup GDPR Cookie Consent Notification with Google Tag Manager

"Learn how to install and configure a GDPR Cookie Consent Notification with Google Tag Manager and update your marketing tags accordingly"

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Essential Guide To Shenzen Electronics

“This book is designed to help non-Mandarin speakers navigate the sprawling electronics markets of Shenzhen.”

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ComProp Navigator

"…an online resource guide for civil society groups looking to better deal with the problem of disinformation."

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The Open Guide to Amazon Web Services

"This guide is by and for engineers who use AWS. It aims to be a useful, living reference that consolidates links, tips, gotchas, and best practices. It arose from discussion and editing over beers by several engineers who have used AWS extensively."

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Ishkur's Guide to Electronic Music

"This guide favors authenticity over accuracy, and it aims to entertain before it informs. It is only as accurate as it feels it needs to be. It is constantly changing and it is infinitely mutable, so the map, the music, and my self-righteous opinions are all subject to change as I discover, investigate, and incorporate new knowledge and more music. Nothing is definitive."

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A complete guide to iconography

A deep-dive guide on how to create, organize, name, and use icons within a design system

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Wrapping long words with CSS or HTML

How to manage long words when they do not fit to the screen or within a narrow container.

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How to Find Hidden Cameras and Spy Bugs (The Professional Way) - Sentel Tech Security

How to Find Hidden Cameras and Spy Bugs (The Professional Way) is an in depth guide on how to find and identify hidden cameras, GPS trackers, and secret audio bugs. The guide uses techniques that anyone can use, along with some low cost detectors that will find most any covert bug

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A People's Guide to AI

"Systems that use artificial intelligence are quietly becoming present in more and more parts of our lives. But what does this technology really mean for people, both right now and in the future?"

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Interactive Camera Diagram

An interactive diagram simulates your camera (Understand your camera → take better photos)

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Get Started, Part 1: Orientation and setup

Get oriented on some basics of Docker before diving into the walkthrough.

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The Ultimate Guide to JavaScript Frameworks

"Keeping up with JavaScript frameworks can be a challenge. There are a lot of them, and seemingly another one every month. How do you know which ones might be right for your project? What are their strengths and weaknesses?"

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Design Principles

Design Principles are a set of considerations that form the basis of any good product.

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privacy not included

This holiday season, learn which gadgets come with privacy included, using Mozilla’s buyer’s guide for connected gifts.

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A real world guide to WebRTC

Learn what WebRTC is, how it works, what you need to get started and where this guide fits in

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macOS Human Interface Guidelines

Introduces the Mac user experience and explains how to design a great macOS app.

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Explore Parts Unknown

Eat, Drink, Know, Go: The world according to Anthony Bourdain

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Plant Wizard

"Use the filters on this page to choose the indoor houseplants that will grow best in your home or office. See lists of the best low light houseplants, indoor flowering houseplants, bonsai plants, office plants, and clean air plants. Learn which indoor houseplants are non-poisonous and safe to have around children and pets and which houseplants are poisonous."

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How To Buy Plants And Keep Them Alive

You should own a plant. It’ll make you happy. Here, a guide to purchasing your first plant and helping it thrive.

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Explaining Thunderbolt 3, USB-C, and Everything In Between

The new MacBook Pro laptops are the first Macs with Thunderbolt 3, a standard that uses the USB-C plug style and retains USB compatibility, but not vice versa. But what’s most interesting about Thunderbolt 3 is how it supports numerous other protocols, including USB, Thunderbolt 2, FireWire, DisplayPort, and Ethernet, with the addition of appropriate adapters.

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Blockchain A to Z

Everything You Need to Know About the Game-Changing Tech Beneath Bitcoin

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Design patterns

"These patterns are based on the research and experience of the whole GOV.UK design community"

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The Punctuation Guide

The web's most comprehensive guide to American punctuation.

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Guide to Aperture, Shutter Speed and ISO - Exposure Triangle

Understanding photographic exposure. A guide to aperture, shutter speed and ISO and how to use them creatively to improve your photography.

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Conference Diversity 101

Diversity at your event matters. Learn how to do better.

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AWS in Plain English

Mapping all those nonsense names to plain english.

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SEO: The Free Beginner's Guide from Moz

New to SEO? Need to polish up your knowledge? The Beginner's Guide to SEO has been read over 1 million times and provides the information you need to get on the road to professional quality SEO.

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The Beginner’s Field Guide to Dim Sum

Everything you need to know, with pictures.

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