BusinessOpinions

“In every organization, there are more opinions about marketing than other functions because people are exposed to advertising their whole lives and they think it’s easy.”

CodeOpinions

“Performance is an expression of mastery. When teams run systems, they can deliver intentional experiences. When systems run teams, only firefighting is possible – and likely.”

DesignOpinions

“Hiding content is rarely about what ‘mobile users’ want; it is almost always about a process that prioritized the widescreen experience until the very end.”

DesignTools

Framer CMS

How to create and publish a blog in Framer Sites using the CMS.

DesignOpinions

“The best design advice I have is to take breaks and rest.”

CodeOpinions

“Making a simple API is easy if you sacrifice flexibility, targeting a single use case. The real challenge is keeping it simple while user requirements get more advanced.”

DesignOpinions

“Any time someone says ‘buttons are the simplest components,’ I can’t help but think ‘you’re new here aren’t you?’”

DesignTrends

An opinionated piece about designers who describe their work as accessible.

DesignOpinions

“Instead of thinking about web design in terms of ‘mobile’ or ‘desktop’ we should think about layout as a ‘continuum,’ where mobile and desktop may be at the extremes.”

CodeTools

Markdoc

A powerful Markdown-based content authoring system.

DesignOpinions

On Design Thinking

“Design Thinking is linear, simplistic and procedural. Real Design work is complex, chaotic and messy.”

DesignOpinions

“The core of information architecture is quite simple: it’s about organizing stuff to make it easier to find and understand.”

CodeOpinions

“There are plenty of frameworks/libraries/tools I don’t like, but I try not to talk shit about them. I’ve been on the receiving end of people criticizing the free and open-source stuff I’ve built, and it isn’t fun at all.”

DesignOpinions

“Psst, users don’t care whether the space is 24px or 36px, they just want a readable, usable experience.”

CodeOpinions

“It’s pretty wild how many framework authors out here are basically admitting that they don’t grok how HTML and DOM work.“

CodeTools

Pleasantest

Automated UI testing in a real browser, with a familiar and intuitive syntax.

CodeTools

Ahrefs SEO Toolbar

SEO report, broken link checker, redirect tracer, and more in one browser extension.

DesignOpinions

“You cannot design effectively for users if you never talk to them.”

CodeOpinions

“There are parallels between accessibility and performance: both often underfunded, not prioritized and hard to instill within organizations. Both also critical to access and equity on the web.”

BusinessTools

Ghost 5.0

“The next generation of powerful technology for independent publishers.”