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Agile UX: How to Incorporate UX and Product Design into Agile

by Debbie Levitt

As UX strategy and design become increasingly important, the challenge of incorporating UX specialists into Agile methodologies becomes equally important. In this article, Toptal Freelance UX Designer Debbie Levitt explains how UX designers and creative teams can be effectively incorporated at all stages of Agile development.

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Client-side vs. Server-side vs. Pre-rendering for Web Apps

by Guillaume Breux

There's no question that user experience is impacted by perceived load times. With today's heavier front ends, client-side rendering doesn't feel very fast. In this article, Toptal Freelance Front-end Developer Guillaume Breux compares client-side, server-side, and pre-rendering strategies to help you choose the best option for your own app.

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UI vs UX – Explore the Core Differences (Infographic)

by Cameron Chapman

UI and UX designers must work in tandem in order to create a finished product that delights users both visually and functionally.

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UI Design Best Practices and Common Mistakes

by Micah Bowers

The most progressive and interesting designers steer clear of visually stale design solutions and ditch restrictive rules by learning UI design best practices and avoiding common design mistakes.

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CSS Layout Tutorial: From Classic Approaches to the Latest Techniques

by Laureano Martin Arcanio

Mastering CSS is an absolute necessity for any solid web designer or developer. This tutorial walks you through the fundamentals of CSS layout principles, from classic CSS2 techniques to the latest approaches in CSS3. Learn more about how to leverage all that CSS has to offer in order to optimize both the user’s experience and the quality of your code.

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Getting Started with Modules and Modular Front-End Development

by Bojan Janjanin

For some people, front-end design and development can sometimes start to seem like a chore, and can be monotonous and time consuming. Through a modular design approach, it is possible to both save time and streamline the design and development process.

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The 10 Most Common Bootstrap Mistakes That Developers Make

by Tomislav Bacinger

Bootstrap is a powerful toolkit. It comes bundled with basic HTML and CSS design templates that include many common UI components. Most of the important pitfalls are mentioned in the Bootstrap documentation, but still some mistakes are pretty subtle, or have ambiguous causes. This article outlines some of the most common mistakes, problems, and misconceptions when using Bootstrap.

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What is Bootstrap? A Short Bootstrap Tutorial on the What, Why, and How

by Tomislav Bacinger

If you're doing anything web related, chances are you've heard about Bootstrap. Bootstrap is a powerful toolkit - a collection of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript tools for creating and building web pages and web applications. It is a free and open source project, hosted on GitHub, and originally created by (and for) Twitter. If by now you still don't know what Bootstrap is, or you just want to get a better overview of what it is and what it does best, you've come to the right place.

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A Map to Perfection: Using D3.js to Make Beautiful Web Maps

by Tomislav Bacinger

Data Driven Documents, or D3.js, is an awesome data visualization library. In this article, I'll discuss one particularly compelling application of D3.js: map making. We'll go through the common challenges of building a useful and informative web map, and show how in each case, D3.js gives you everything you need to make your map look and feel beautiful.

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