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TEN THINGS TRENDING


GitHub

1. SlexAxton/css-colorguard · GitHub

“Every CSS project starts out with good intentions, but inevitably, one too many people eye-dropper colors into nooks and crannies that you never knew existed. CSS Colorguard helps you maintain the color set that you want, and warns you when colors you’ve added are too similar to ones that already exist. Naturally, it’s all configurable to your tastes.”

Npm terminal work ahead.


CSS TRICKS

2. Finding/Fixing Unintended Body Overflow | CSS-Tricks

"Ughck, accidental horizontal scrollbar, amiright?

That can be a pain, but you can usually find the offending element by surfing around the ol’ DevTools and selecting elements until you find something that extends too far over to to the right (off-page to the left doesn’t tend to trigger a scrollbar the same way) and adjusting it.

Sometimes I use the ‘Delete Node’ feature of DevTools to remove stuff from the page until the scrollbar goes away. Then I know which element caused it and can drill down from there. "


Smashing Magazine

3. The WAI Forward | Smashing Magazine

“It’s one thing to create a web application and quite another to keep it accessible — independent of the device that the user is using and its capabilities. That’s why Heydon Pickering, now the accessibility editor on Smashing Magazine, wrote an eBook Apps For All: Coding Accessible Web Applications, outlining the roadmap for well-designed, accessible applications.”


Webcredible

4. Why is interaction design important for businesses? – Webcredible blog

“IxD or interaction design is about helping the user/customer get to their goals as quickly as possible with minimum fuss so that your product becomes invisible. It actually sounds like an oxymoron but the focus should not be on using your product but on solving your user/customer’s problem.”


Net Tuts

5. The Starter’s Guide for OpenCart: An Introduction – Tuts+ Code Tutorial

"If you want to try an easy and full-featured popular web shop, OpenCart is the is a great option. 

For those who aren’t familiar with the platform, we’ve created this beginner’s series for you. Over the next several articles, this series this will show how to install and open an OpenCart web shop in 10 minutes."

If you are lucky your web provider may have a script to get you started with OpenCart. Have a look in your cPanel.


6. Refactoring Legacy Code: Part 8 – Inverting Dependencies for a Clean Architecture – Tuts+ Code Tutorial

"Old code. Ugly code. Complicated code. Spaghetti code. Gibberish nonsense. In two words, Legacy Code. This is a series that will help you work and deal with it.

It’s now time to talk about architecture and how we organize our newly found layers of code. It’s time to take our application and try to map it to theoretical architectural design."


7. How To Display Post Meta Data on a WordPress Post – Tuts+ Code Tutorial

“In my last series of articles, we looked at the concepts of object-oriented programming from the perspective of the beginner. The goal of the series was to take those who were not familiar with object-oriented programming in PHP, and explore the foundational aspects of the paradigm within the context of WordPress.”


8. Core Data from Scratch: Relationships and More Fetching – Tuts+ Code Tutorial

“In the previous article, we learned about NSManagedObject and how easy it is to create, read, update, and delete records using Core Data. However, I didn’t mention relationships in that discussion. Aside from a few caveats you need to be aware of, relationships are just as easy to manipulate as attributes. In this article, we will focus on relationships and we’ll also continue our exploration of NSFetchRequest.”


WPTavern

9. Create Your Own Custom Pointers in the WordPress Admin

“Admin pointers were first added in WordPress 3.3 for the purpose of helping users discover and navigate new features in major releases. For example, when widgets were added to the customizer, an admin pointer displayed to highlight live widget previews on the themes page.”


10. First Look At The New Plugin Details Screen Coming To WordPress 4.0

“In the past two weeks, a lot of work has been done to improve the various plugin installer modals in the backend of WordPress. A modal is a fancy way of saying a dialog or popup box. One of the modals revamped is the plugin details view. When users click on the details link when searching for plugins to install from the backend of WordPress, a dialog box appears showing detailed plugin information. Here is what the current implementation looks like.”