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23. August 2016

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Introducing CSS’ new font-display property

We take web fonts for granted these days. We didn’t always have the option of setting our text in almost any typeface. I mean, we could, but then we’d have to sigh and say, “Well, that’ll look good on about five people’s computers. Hope everyone else likes Verdana!” Web fonts brought some much needed variety [...]

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23. August 2016

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Getting Started with HTTP/2: Part 1

HTTP/2 has some really amazing changes to the way web sites and applications can be built. A year and a half after becoming published, almost 10% of websites support HTTP/2. It has definitely had notable adoption, but the conversation should be pushed further for front-end developers on best practices when using HTTP/2. This is a multi-part blog [...]

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23. August 2016

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Create a Fancy Cartoon Building in Adobe Illustrator

Learn how to make a cartoon-style building, using basic geometric shapes and various tools and functions of Adobe Illustrator, making our illustration look playful and fancy. Tutorial Details Program: Adobe Illustrator CS6 – CC 2015 Difficulty: Intermediate Topics Covered: Design Theory, Shape Building, Rendering Estimated Completion Time: 20 Minutes Final Image: Fancy Cartoon Building Step 1 [...]

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23. August 2016

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Pretty isn’t enough…designing the web with brand values

Websites have become table stakes for companies. Even the newest start-ups—who don’t yet have products—have a website. The reason being, a website is the front door to a brand. It is the first opportunity, in an available and relatively inexpensive way, for customers, employees, and the world to understand who they are, why they do what they do and [...]

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22. August 2016

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Adobe Typekit unveils major redesign

Adobe Typekit has just released a long-overdue update to its font browsing interface. Currently still in beta, the new UI makes finding, and using fonts substantially easier. This is the biggest update to Typekit’s UI in 5 years and comparing the old with the new offers a fascinating insight into the way design priorities have [...]

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23. August 2016

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Lulzbot Mini Y-Axis Endstop Repair

I recently peeled back the sheetmetal of our Lulzbot Mini to fix a shorted y-axis min limit switch. A problem became evident when the y-axis stepper motor (located below the heated build plate) began to audibly rumble while attempting the initial zeroing routine. What happens: The Mini uses limit switches (physical buttons) to zero the [...]

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18. August 2016

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Tips & Tricks: Operations Across Three Offices

At Viget, we have three offices and one office manager (me!). I work out of our headquarters in the DC Metro area, but I’m also responsible for many of the operations tasks in our two smaller offices in Durham and Boulder. Staying plugged in across three offices can be tough but I’ve found a few [...]

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