This post is part of a weekly series featuring the latest buzz around the Spry Hive.
Web Design & Development
The simple button is one of the most used elements in UI design. We enjoyed this article about the evolution and best practices of this oft overlooked website element.
When you design and develop websites for a living, it means you’re often flipping between browsers, terminal windows, code editors and IDEs. Lumen lets you control your screen’s brightness based on the contents of your screen, reducing eye fatigue.
Mozilla devs see a future where devs can drag elements around a web page just by clicking and dragging on them. Starting in v48, they will be able to do just that.
Even good developers need to tell others to shove off at times. Now, they can politely do so as a service.
Get your font stack in order with Type Scale.
Venmo, owned by Paypal, is a popular app for sending and receiving money from peers. Some consumers are claiming that Venmo swiped $3,000 from them, even though they never had accounts.
For teams like ours, Slack is an integral tool for communication, but sometimes the stuff that is shared by team members creates a distraction from the task at hand. Lurchr helps keep track of links shared in Slack so that your team can stay focused on their work.
What the color? Grab the new iOS app by Pantone, the “authority on color”.
Verne is a 500ft Yeti that aims to teach children about the tallest mountain range in the world using Google Earth.
IBM has created the first artificial phase change neurons that behave like biological neurons with low power usage and dense scaling.
Did Dominos create an app that tracks pizza’s movement through the digestive system? While this article did originate from The Onion, we have learned not to put anything past the marketing and development geniuses at Dominos.
You’re all caught up on the latest buzz from around the Spry Hive. Come back next week for some more web design and tech news!