Since such overhauls are relatively infrequent and set the stage for a web site for years to come, they are rare and vital opportunities to step back to basics. What should the site be? What should it express? Who is it for and what should it do for them?
MindBody is a web-based management system widely used by yoga studios. Using MindBody’s SOAP-based API, eeMindBody provides an easy way for a studio’s ExpressionEngine web site to access its MindBody data.
"Pika, a future without webpack.":https://www.pikapkg.com/blog/pika-web-a-future-without-webpack/ Looks good, back to sanity. While I'm greatly appreciative that the mass of work involved with compiling stuff gives us hot-loading on the client end and components on the dev end, hopefully the big process that makes that possible will be reduced.
"Mathieu Triay on his Marvin Visions":fhttps://www.readvisions.com/marvin, a reinterpretation of the 1969 font Marvin by Michael Chave.
I like it, I like it: "theorizing":https://blog.hichroma.com/the-crucial-tool-for-modern-frontend-engineers-fb849b06187a on "UI components":https://blog.hichroma.com/hidden-in-plain-site-the-levels-of-component-reuse-ee9b0d7b1bd2 by Dominic Nguyen.
"34 most popular GitHub JS repositories in March '19":https://dev.to/iriskatastic/34-most-popular-github-js-repositories-in-march19-4hkb by Iren Korkishko
Putting the ack! in acquihire: "Our Incredible Journey":https://ourincrediblejourney.tumblr.com/.
Jonathan Hoefler explores something that typeface designers have long known but that researchers have only now corroborated: "horizontal lines appear thicker than vertical ones":https://www.typography.com/blog/turning-type-sideways.
Important to consider: despite choice fatigue, "users do benefit from some symbolic choices":https://medium.com/s/story/the-ux-uncanny-valley-cf30df9fb45a, this piece argues.
"itshello.co":https://itshello.co/ — clientless, open-source video chat in the browser.
Switching systems is daunting. The cavalry has arrived.
here are a number of popular content management systems out there, but when people switch among them and ExpressionEngine is involved, more often than not the direction is towards EE. It’s a daunting task, converting a large site or system with hundreds or thousands of content items into another system, but it’s quite doable.