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How to Build a Dynamic Dropdown Component in React – React Compound Component Pattern Explained

Dropdowns have been an important part of websites and apps for a long time. They're an unsung heros of user interactions, silently facilitating countless...

Jaja Ibifubara David - freecodecamp

Function Components vs Class Components in React – With Examples

In React, there are two primary ways to create components: function and class components. Each has its own syntax and use cases, although with the...

Joan Ayebola - freecodecamp

Converting Plain Text To Encoded HTML With Vanilla JavaScript

What do you do when you need to convert plain text into formatted HTML? Perhaps you reach for Markdown or manually write in the element tags yourself. Or maybe you have one or two...

Alexis Kypridemos - smashingmagazine

UX

Zawinski’s Law in software development

Why software development is a constant balancing act between adding new features and maintaining simplicity and usabilityContinue reading on UX Collective »

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Bionic dreams and bureaucratic nightmares

The gap between tech’s promise and reality — fixing healthcare for people with limb differences benefits everyone.Continue reading on UX Collective »

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New accessibility gaps in design—what have sighted people missed?

On VoiceOver, ALT image length, and why we design like blind people rarely use phones. Interview with the blind chess legend.Continue reading on UX Collective »

Rita Kind-Envy - cc/feed

Remembering Daniel Kahneman in our UX practice

10 ideas I’ve learned from Thinking Fast and SlowContinue reading on UX Collective »

Darren Yeo - cc/feed

The most critical lesson about Data: think indirectly

Data can be your competitive edge as a Designer, if you understand how to think about it.Continue reading on UX Collective »

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Can’t speak to your users? Here’s what you can try

User research is at the heart of human-centered design, but it’s not always possible to speak to users. Here are five things to do instead.Continue reading on UX Collective...

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How IKEA adapted its design to China

What does understanding cultural needs mean for experience success?Continue reading on UX Collective »

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Honest AI, women in tech, Futura reimagined, UX portfolio tips

Fabricio Teixeira - cc/feed

UI

Using a single dimension scale for all numbers in your UI designs

How to use dimension scale in your design system effectively to boost consistency, designer-developer collaboration, & minimize errorsContinue reading on UX Collective »

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Other

Learn WebSockets with Socket.IO

WebSockets a critical technology in the development of real-time applications such as live notifications, multiplayer games, and real-time chats. We just...

Beau Carnes - freecodecamp

Quincy's 5 freeCodeCamp Resources Worth Your Time Email – You Need to Re-subscribe Real Quick

I've been sending my "5 freeCodeCamp resources worth your time" for 8 years now. That's nearly 400 emails that I've authored and sent out over the years....

Quincy Larson - freecodecamp

How to Set a Different Location to Save All Screenshots on macOS

If you're coming to macOS from a different operating system (like Windows or Linux), it might feel odd that, by default, macOS saves screenshots in the...

Md. Fahim Bin Amin - freecodecamp

How to Deploy a Next.js App Using Fly.io and Tigris

In this tutorial, you're going to learn about the app deployment platform Fly.io and the globally distributed S3-compatible object storage service Tigris. ...

Andrew Baisden - freecodecamp

Learn RAG from Scratch – Python AI Tutorial from a LangChain Engineer

Retrieval-Augmented Generation (RAG) can be extremely helpful when developing projects with Large Language Models. It combines the power of retrieval systems...

Beau Carnes - freecodecamp

How to Use JSON Web Tokens for Secure Authentication in Flask Applications

Passwords, credit card information, personal identification numbers (PINs) – these are all critical assets used for authorization and authentication. This...

Yemi Ojedapo - freecodecamp

C Print String – How to Print a String in C

Printing strings is a fundamental operation in programming. It helps you output information, inspect and debug your code, and display prompts to users. In...

Dionysia Lemonaki - freecodecamp

Applied Data Science: A / B Testing

A/B testing is a key technique used in data science for making data-driven decisions in business. We just published a course on the freeCodeCamp.org YouTube...

Beau Carnes - freecodecamp

How To Monitor And Optimize Google Core Web Vitals

The three Core Web Vitals metrics don’t only tell you how visitors experience your website but also impact your Google search result rankings. In this article, we’ll look at what...

Matt Zeunert - smashingmagazine

A field guide to operationalizing product discovery

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