Before you learn a framework, make sure you've mastered these essential techniques
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With lower attention spans, it's easy to get distracted by shiny new frameworks like React, AngularJS and others. Before you spend your valuable time on those frameworks, make sure you understand these essential JavaScript techniques.
Getting the Right Social Media Followers
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Everyone talks about getting a lot of followers in social media, but what does that really mean? And why is it even important? Well everyone is wrong. I'm much happier when I focus on getting the right type of followers.
Getting started creating SVG Graphics
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A lot of data visualizations use the SVG format to create graphics, so in this article, we'll use SVG to create some basic shapes and graphics. Understanding how the format works will help you when you're using SVG based libraries and frameworks.
Vector Graphic Formats Used for data visualizations
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In this article, I'll talk about the different graphic formats used for visualizing data and examine some of the differences. Since most visualizations are handled in just a few different vector graphic formats, we'll see why using vectors has advantages over bitmaps because it allows us to illustrate as well as create interactions with very little overhead.
Principles of online graphic formats
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If your goal is to create visualizations for online consumption, it's good to understand the fundamentals of how graphic formats work for online delivery. In this article, I'll talk about the different bitmap/raster graphics and some of the main considerations for online delivery.
Understanding Data Formats used for Visualization Applications
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In order to work with data-visualization, it's important to understand the formats commonly used to generate visual data. In this article, I'll talk about different formats for storing data plus their advantages and disadvantages and give you some resources.
Horizontally Centered Navigation Menu with CSS
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Getting a menu to center horizontally is surprisingly hard, especially when you're using CSS lists. In this tutorial, I'll show you how to change the display element to pretend you're centering a table, which is easy.
Chrome Developer Extensions for Designers/Developers
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Google Chrome Extensions can help you take care of certain tasks quickly. Here's a quick review of some of my favorite extensions for web design and development.