We're constantly amazed by all the cool new open source projects available; if you look around there's almost always a blinding open source alternative to whatever pro software you need for web design work. Here are 11 great examples of the superb work being done to make the web a better place.
A good, comfortable font size is also necessary for setting readable text. This rule is old news. But given the number of responsive websites out there that make text too small or too big in order to achieve an ideal measure, the rule bears repeating.
These days textures in web design are vying with other trends such as transparency and gradients. Take a look through this showcase that we have compiled and see if you think textures in web design are here to stay.
We want faster websites, and browsers are helping us get there—searching for patterns, analyzing behaviors, and guessing where users might click next. But we know our sites and users best, and we can use that insight to proactively nudge browsers along. Predictive browsing queues up resources before users even ask for them, creating a faster, more seamless experience. Santiago Valdarrama looks at the benefits and costs of three prebrowsing techniques at our disposal.