New desktop beta also includes web notifications API
David Bushell argues against design extremism and instant dismissal
Animations and transitions to soon join gradients, noise, shadows and borders
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Having to manually apply the same features to near-identical elements can get tiresome. Fortunately, Dmitry Tsozik has a great trick for generating variants of an object or icon
ARIA landmark roles are getting more common: great for accessibility. Léonie Watson explains how you can make them even more useful
Sam Hampton-Smith shows how to use CSS3 transitions and animations to create a kinetic typography motion graphic piece, timed to match an HTML5 audio clip
Breaking website design into chunks will help your current project and enable you to reuse work in the future, says Gene Crawford
Social design demands stepping outside of your comfort zone. Facebook’s Paul Adams offers a series of pointers to guide you on your way
In the near future everything we design must be hooked to context, says Joe Johnston
Designer Kyle Steed’s past took in architectural dreams and Air Force reality. He tells Martin Cooper about finding happiness as a freelancer and why there’s no ‘secret ingredient’
Dave Shea is bringing back his legendary site for a new generation of designers. .net spoke with him about the site's rest and rebirth, and what he hopes to see from new designs
Keir Whitaker tells us about ConfShop, a new event he's created with Elliot Jay Stocks that enables participants to learn from each other's experiences via curated group discussions
Stephen Ewart, marketing manager at names.co.uk, on how Google is intending to allow more open use of any gTLDs they acquire. But not everyone is following suit
Making money from apps is not just about which licensing model you choose. Miika Kettunen argues that being able to monitor customer behaviour is also vital
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