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Designing Microinteractions for Better UX

Posted by julian on May 24, 2016, 9:28 a.m.

UX designers often think in broad strokes, but it's important not to lose sight of the small units that make up the user experience, the microinteraction.

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4 Ways to Design Emails for The Tastefully Discerning Populace

Posted by justin on April 25, 2016, 3:13 p.m.

When you start an email marketing campaign, you may be tempted to use a simple template, but some additional design can make a world of difference.

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Your Site's Static Images Are Source Files Too!

Posted by nolan on April 5, 2016, 8:13 a.m.

I propose you treat your static images similar to your static scripts and stylesheets; version track them in their "source" form and serve their compiled analogues.

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Rethinking the Red "Required" Asterisk for Better Form UX

Posted by julian on March 28, 2016, 2:17 p.m.

How we choose to mark fields as mandatory might feel like a trivial detail, but research suggests that these simple indicators have powerful implications for how users perceive and complete forms.

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Animation Strategy and the Challenges of Static Design

Posted by justin on March 14, 2016, 10:31 a.m.

When you mention "animation" to a client, they imagine cartoon dragons flying across their website, but conveying the more subtle reality can be a challenge.

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PyCaribbean: A Python Conference in Paradise

Posted by alex on March 8, 2016, 9:01 a.m.

Fusionbox sent Alex Bliskovsky to the Dominican Republic for the PyCaribbean. There, he spoke some of Fusionbox's work in Django.

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Designing Hero Sections for Great UX

Posted by julian on Feb. 29, 2016, 6 a.m.

Full-width page headers known as 'hero' sections are incredibly popular, but here are some things to think about when using them on your site.

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Custom Database Constraints in Django

Posted by julian.a on Feb. 22, 2016, 6 a.m.

If your goal is to make a reliable and secure web app, you're going to spend some time thinking about data integrity. It's a truism that if your users can put bad data in your database, they will.

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How I Use Python Code Analysis in my Workflow to Make Happy Apps

Posted by nolan on Jan. 19, 2016, 8:19 a.m.

Many developers use tools to correct their mistakes as they go. Here is how I make happy apps with the help of Python static analysis tools.

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Navigating your Django project with Vim and ctags

Posted by julian.a on Jan. 4, 2016, 8:20 a.m.

Vim's built-in code navigation functionality using ctags is fantastically useful. Properly configured, it can allow you to jump from file to file in a project with one or two keypresses.

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