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SmashingConf Toronto Videos

by The Smashing Editorial

The videos from our Toronto Smashing Conf are now available! Toronto was our all live-coded conference. Take a look at what our speakers got up to without their usual slide decks.

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Taming this In JavaScript With Bind Operator

by Willian Martins

Dealing with this in JavaScript can be tricky. But what if instead of fight against it we could leverage on it to achieve nice stuff like function composition with virtual methods? This is what we are going to explore in this article about one of the …

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Use Cases For Flexbox

by Rachel Andrew

In this final article of the series, we wrap up by taking a look at some of the common uses for Flexbox. What should we use Flexbox for, and what it is not so good at?

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SmashingConf New York 2018

The hunt for shiny front-end & UX treasures has begun! Performance, PWA, Vue.js, Webpack to Design Workflow, DesignOps and Variable Fonts. With Monica Dinculescu, Dan Mall, Jason Grigsby, Sara Soueidan and many others.

Explore all speakers and topics → Welcome SmashingConf New York 2018, with everything on Performance, PWA, Vue.js, Webpack to Design Workflow, DesignOps and Variable Fonts.

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Leonie Watson, the person of the week

Person Of The Week

Léonie Watson turned the internet into a career in 1997, and despite losing her eyesight along the way, she has followed this path ever since. Today, Léonie is Director of Developer Communications at The Paciello Group, member of the W3C Advisory Board, as well as co-chair of the W3C Web Platform Working Group where she is responsible for many specifications. Léonie is deeply committed to the community, mentoring young people who learn programming, speaking at conferences about web standards and pushing the boundaries of inclusive design, and, of course, writing. Thank you for your contributions, dear Léonie!

Carie Fisher

A11y Style Guide

How can you implement inclusive design when a project does not have a lot of time or budget? Carie Fisher created a living style guide promoting accessible components and WCAG compliance criteria.

Brandon Shepherd

Color Leap

4,000 years, 180 color palettes: Color Leap takes you on a journey through time to show you the colors used throughout 12 distinct eras in history.

Roel Nieskens

Wakamai Fondue

Wakamai Fondue answers the question “What can my font do?” Drop a font on it, and the tool will tell you about the features in the font and provide you with the CSS to use them in your project.

Design Systems

Meet Design Systems, a recent Smashing book in which Alla Kholmatova explores how to set up an effective design system to create great digital products. With common traps, gotchas and lessons learned.

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