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Get RAD: Part II

By Chris Tate on April 15, 2014

In part two of this series, we'll cover creating app icons, using those icons, adjusting the design, making the app full screen, using Fastclick to make things feel quick-fast and write a little Framer code!

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Improve Interface Development with Box Sizing

By Javier Rios on August 22, 2012

New to css layouts or a Ninja warrior we both share one common headache, The Box Model. The box-model is the way we calculate the width and heigh of an object. The W3C modal calculates the width and height by adding the padding and border to the width you specify ( width + padding + border / height + padding + border ). This is a pain when we...

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Signed Idempotent Action Links

By Michael Bleigh on June 7, 2012

If you're running any kind of service that uses e-mail as a communication method (which is just about everyone) and you want your users to be able to take some kind of action from the email (as just about everyone does) then you should be using Signed Idempotent Action Links. Now I know what you're thinking, "Signed Idempotent...

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Building Streaming REST APIs with Ruby

By Jerry Cheung on May 24, 2012

Twitter popularized the term "firehose API", to mean a realtime stream of data sent through a persistent connection. But even if you're not a realtime service, streaming APIs are great for pushing data from the backend to clients. They reduce resource usage because the server can decide when it's a good time to send a...

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How To Make Your Own Symbol Font

By Ben Markowitz on April 24, 2012

With the advent of high resolution “retina” displays, keeping bitmap images sharp and crisp on the web has meant using larger and thus more bandwidth-hungry images. At the same time, more and more people are browsing on mobile devices where bandwidth is at a premium. One solution to this problem is scalable vector graphics (SVG) since they...

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