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Web development: How to set up a modern local environment
Development

Web development: How to set up a modern local environment

Web development in 2018 can be a bit overwhelming. There are so many new tools and techniques that it's easy to experience paralysis by analysis.

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Buddy - Build automation tool
Development

Build automation and deployments with Buddy

Whether building a product from scratch or doing a simple redesign, it's important that our development work happens in the background.

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CSS Scroll Snap
Code

Using CSS Scroll Snap for images and content

Google Chrome turned 10 this week and the internet is abuzz about the browser's new look.

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WordPress Gutenberg
Development

WordPress Gutenberg: A beginner’s guide to the new editor

If you're in the open-source or web development space, you may have heard about WordPress Gutenberg by now.

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Web Typography
Design

Web typography: Define early, design quickly, and set defaults

There's no question that web typography has come a long way in recent years.

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Development

HTTP vs. HTTPS: How to secure and optimize your website

In November of 2017 we made the switch from HTTP to HTTPS on our site.

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Launching the new 45royale
Company

Launching the new 45royale

Today we're announcing a big milestone for this little web design company.

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Design

Mobile first design is here, is your site ready?

It's no secret that mobile first design has exploded over the past few years.

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Marketing

Create better case studies by documenting your project in real time

Having a case study or two in your portfolio is a great way to land new business for your agency.

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Version control for Sketch
Design

Sketch version control for design teams

Whether you're part of a small studio or a large agency, there's one common problem you share—version control.

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Goals for 2018
Company

Goals for 2018

We can't believe it—2018 is finally here! As we come back from the holiday break, there's no better time than the present to start planning our goals for the next twelve months.

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Become a better creative
Community

Becoming a better creative in 2018

Well, another year has come and gone. As we wind down 2017, we set our sights on 2018, and the new opportunities and challenges that lay ahead of us.

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Designing for Safari on iPhone X
Design

Designing for the iPhone X — Part 2: Safari and CSS functions

In Part 1 of our Designing for the iPhone X series, we explored the phone's new dimensions, layout, and how to export assets.

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Time tracking is important
Project Management

Time tracking is important, no matter how you bill

Time tracking. When some people hear those words they cringe. For creatives, it can conjure visions of punching clocks, sitting in cubicles, and working for "the man".

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iPhone X - Part 1: The Display
Design

Designing for the iPhone X — Part 1: The Display

Unless you've been living under a rock, you've no doubt heard that Apple's iPhone X is finally making it's way to early adopters everywhere.

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Good copywriting leads to better web design
Marketing

Good copywriting leads to better web design

Quick show of hands: How many of you Designers are guilty of using lorem ipsum in your mockups? If you didn't raise your hand, you're lying.

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Launching your website
Marketing

Launching your website is only the beginning

You've spent the last year or so planning, designing, and building your website.

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Development

How to fix a hacked WordPress site

There is nothing worse than getting a panicked call from a client telling you their WordPress site has been hacked.

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Four characteristics of a great Project Manager
Project Management

Four characteristics of great Project Managers

Successful web design projects don't just happen. It takes a group of talented and dedicated people to achieve greatness.

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The mobile web is mainstream
Design

The mobile web is mainstream

When Steve Jobs introduced the original iPhone in 2007, he ushered in a mobile web we couldn’t imagine and didn’t know we needed.

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Website Builders
Development

Using a website builder doesn’t always make sense

Last week I was talking to a client about a side project he was putting together. After enthusiastically describing the details of his new idea, he reluctantly broached the topic of website builders.

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