8 Best Code Editors for Designers in 2020 (Free & Premium)

Having at least a basic understanding of coding is an important skill that every designer should have. Knowing your way around website design, HTML, and CSS will help you stand out among other designers. Even if you’re a graphic designer working on print designs, you’ll never know if or when you’ll land a high-paying job…

Smashing Podcast Episode 23 With Guillermo Rauch: What Is Next.js?

Today, We’re talking about Next.js. What is it, and where might it fit into our web development workflow? I spoke to co-creator Guillermo Rauch to find out. Show Notes Guillermo Rauch on Twitter Next.js Weekly Update “Mastering Props And PropTypes In React”by David Adeneye “Inspired Design Decisions With Bradbury Thompson: The Art Of Graphic Design”by…

Smashing Podcast Episode 23 With Guillermo Rauch: What Is Next.js?

Smashing Podcast Episode 23 With Guillermo Rauch: What Is Next.js? Smashing Podcast Episode 23 With Guillermo Rauch: What Is Next.js? Drew McLellan 2020-08-25T05:00:00+00:00 2020-08-27T19:34:12+00:00 Today, We’re talking about Next.js. What is it, and where might it fit into our web development workflow? I spoke to co-creator Guillermo Rauch to find out. Show Notes Guillermo Rauch…

Should You Use WordPress Auto Updates?

Keeping a WordPress installation updated with the latest core, theme and plugin versions can be tough. It’s something that frustrates both web designers and website owners. Depending on the particular component, updates can be released quite frequently. They could include not only new features, but important bug and security fixes. And the more websites you…

IT in Digital Marketing: 5 Handy IT Skills You Need in Your Arsenal

The modern digital marketer’s repertoire of skills is quite different from what it used to be back in the early days of web marketing. While it is important for you to take numerous digital marketing courses to become good at your job and expand your marketing skills, you might be a bit surprised to find…

25 Fantastic Adobe Illustrator Text Effects Tutorials

Great typography can elevate any project and make it look more polished. But when you take text and apply creative and unique text effects, you create a completely different work of art. In this roundup, we’ve gathered the best Adobe Illustrator tutorials for designing highly creative text effects. By following these tutorials, you’ll take your…

A Community-Driven Site with Eleventy: Building the Site

In the last article, we learned what goes into planning for a community-driven site. We saw just how many considerations are needed to start accepting user submissions, using what I learned from my experience building Style Stage as an example. Now that we’ve covered planning, let’s get to some code! Together, we’re going to develop…