50 years of frog design

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Frog Design is turning 50 and they have put together an exhibit of iconic designs. If you’re not in the Bay Area (I’m not), you can always take a look at this online gallery.

webhint

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This is an all-in-one linting tool that checks your site’s accessibility, speed, security and more. You can use it online or customize it and run it locally. By the way, I got a couple of embarrassing errors for this site that I’ll have to fix soon…

Unapp

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A directory of minimal and useful single-purpose apps.

I found some gems for macOS in this list of little apps that only do one thing, but they do it right. My favorite so far is Muzzle. If you regularly share your screen during videoconferences, download it now! You’ll thank me later.

Building a component library in Sketch

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Component library in Sketch

At Goldstar, we’ve been developing our own design system for the last few months and I can tell you it’s been a lot of fun. A design system is a collection of reusable UI components, guided by some rules, that can be assembled together in order to build new interfaces. We use a set of component libraries for Sketch in order to create, store and reuse this system, and I’ve been involved in creating the first one of these libraries. Note: Sketch calls its reusable componentes “Symbols”.

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Browse ethical

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I see this billboard on my way to work every morning and it makes me think that if there’s a new browser war it’s going to be about ethics, not technical specs or performance. The happy years of don’t be evil are far away and users stopped trusting Big Tech. This might be just the beginning.

Citizen Cuéllar

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Well, this happened today! The last 5 and a half years have been an amazing journey and I’m happy to call this country, now officially, home. Thanks America!

Maui

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A nivel de ilusión, a nivel de utopía de amor, fantasía inalcanzable, no concibo mayor emoción que vivir tu y yo en Hawai.

Ay, quien fuera a Hawai - Vainica Doble

Mozart in the Jungle

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The opening titles of season 2 of Mozart in the Jungle are animations of geometric shapes inspired in classical album covers from the 40s and 50s. These are just impressive.

UX Check

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UX Check is a Chrome Extension made by Chris Gallello that helps you identify usability issues through a heuristic evaluation (Nielsen’s 10 heuristics). And why do you want a Chrome extension for this? Convenience. Just click on an element and you’ll get a screenshot and a callout where you can write your notes. Once you’re done, export it as a HTML or DOCX file.