What a performance: How site speed affects UX

by Jason Rambeck, Senior consultant & lead web developer

Website performance is a foundational aspect of the user’s experience. Here's how to test and improve your site speed.

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Defining fluid typography with static design mockups

And how it helps designers make the leap between initial vision and final product.

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Taking the anxiety out of running a website

Websites won’t last forever, but regular maintenance will keep yours healthy and useful as long as you need it.

7 ways Symfony helped us build an international site

Making an international site is hard, but Symfony made it easier.

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Eyetracking tips, designing for older people, confirmation modals — and more!

A peek into Pixo’s design-discourse channel, where we get inspired and glimpse the future of software.

Resources for “just enough strategy”

…or for anyone wanting to build a site with great content

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Drawing toast: My new favorite brainstorm icebreaker

Turn anyone into a visual communicator in three minutes or less.

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Hacking the holidays for a good cause

How we replaced our print holiday card with a website, 1,400 LED lights, and support for an invaluable community resource

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Symfony 4: Autowiring in a nutshell

Symfony moved into version 4 last November. One of the best patterns embraced by the newest major version of this venerable framework is Autowiring — basically a term for Dependency Injection that uses PHP type-hinting.

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Inclusive color palettes for the web

My mission to create color palettes that are appealing AND accessible.

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A practical way to organize usability test insights

Try this note-taking and prioritization tool.