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Spotlighting some cool sites I come across. I think you’ll like them too!

[Cool Websites] Edible Chocolate Websites – Hershey’s Brazil Created a Viral Campaign

In an effort to appeal to Generation Z and Millennial consumers, Hershey's Brazil created a campaign that allowed the users of its website to interact. Continue reading

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[Cool Websites] Meme-Tracking Websites

Even the most embedded internet cruiser is bound to have trouble keeping up with the torrential deluge of memes… Continue reading

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[Web Design] TypeTalk: How to Work with a Lettering Artist

The best typographic solution for a design project might not be type – it might be hand lettering… Continue reading

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[#ALA] Webfonts on the Prairie

I last wrote about the progress of webfonts for A List Apart six years ago. Very few sites used webfonts then, but there was a lot of pent-up frustration among designers to get moving after 15 years of confinement to so-called 'web-safe' system font… Continue reading

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50 PSD Templates for 50 Stunning Projects (Or Even More)

They say that a world would be a perfect place if everyone did what they do best, so why not use this principle in our everyday life? If you sing well – sing. If you write well – write. If you code well – well, there's nothing to think about – code! Continue reading

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[ALA] Practical SVG

A note from the editors: We're pleased to share an excerpt from Chapter 6 of Chris Coyiers's new book, Practical SVG, available now from A Book Apart.You?ll probably want to exert some sizing control over any graphic you put on a website. Hey! You! Logo! You should be this size… Continue reading

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[Cool Websites] Meme-Inspired Skate Decks

(TrendHunter.com) A popular Internet meme that portrays a white robot laying down with its mouth slightly agape and the words “Absence of God” on top has circulated the web for some time now, appearing… Continue reading

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LightGallery – Full-Featured Mobile Friendly

Here we have a full-featured jQuery Modal Windows called LightGallery. I was quite surprise because I haven’t seen this before. It supports responsive layout and you can define separate settings for different breakpoint. This feature can’t be found in other modal windows… Continue reading

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[ALA] The Art of the Commit

We're pleased to share an excerpt from Chapter 5 of David Demaree's new book, Git for Humans, available now from A Book Apart… Continue reading

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Plyr – Fully Customizable HTML5 Media Player

From Queness Feed -Ever since flash died, HTML5 video is basically took over online video player. Vimeo and Youtube, the two giant online video streaming services have been using HTML5 solution for quite a long time too, and that accelerated the acceptance of HTML5 video player online dramatically. Continue reading

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