Technology Radar | Emerging Technology Trends for 2015 | ThoughtWorks

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‘Just In Time Design’ is an important and useful concept for visual design that the NoPSD movement attempts to capture. You don’t need to design the whole application or every UI element up front. Design things as you need them with as lightweight tools as you can use. We have seen a corresponding growth in simpler tools with faster learning …

About – Let’s Encrypt

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Let’s Encrypt is a free, automated, and open certificate authority brought to you by the Internet Security Research Group (ISRG). ISRG is a California public benefit corporation, and is recognized by the IRS as a tax-exempt organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Source: About Open source your certificates when this goes live…

11 Best jQuery Charting Libraries

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Vaibhav Singhal covers 11 jQuery charting libraries that you can use to create interactive dataviz, highlighting which scenario each is best suited for. Source: 11 Best jQuery Charting Libraries Nice round up of the current choices.


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What is EditorConfig?EditorConfig helps developers define and maintain consistent coding styles between different editors and IDEs. The EditorConfig project consists of a file format for defining coding styles and a collection of text editor plugins that enable editors to read the file format and adhere to defined styles. EditorConfig files are easily readable and they work nicely with version control …

Low-Contrast Text Is Not the Answer

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Before using low-contrast colors on a website, especially for text, take a moment to remember all the reasons why they degrade usability. Then consider the reasons that prompted your site’s low-contrast design choices in the first place. Finally, look for alternatives that help you achieve those initial design goals without harming the user experience. Source: Low-Contrast Text Is Not the …