Ten Extras for Great API Documentation

Ten Extras for Great API Documentation

If you manage to create amazing API documentation and ensure that developers have a positive experience implementing your API, they will sing the praises of your product. Continuously improving your API documentation is an investment, but it can have a huge impact. Great documentation builds trust, differentiates you from your competition, and provides marketing value.… Continue reading Ten Extras for Great API Documentation

What the Failure of New Coke Can Teach Us About User Research And Design

What the Failure of New Coke Can Teach Us About User Research And Design

In the late 1970s, Pepsi was running behind Coca-Cola in the competition to be the leading cola. But then Pepsi discovered that in blind taste tests, people actually preferred the sweeter taste of Pepsi. To spread the word, Pepsi ran a famous advertising campaign, called the Pepsi Challenge, which showed people tasting the two brands… Continue reading What the Failure of New Coke Can Teach Us About User Research And Design

Not Looked At · Web Typography: Designing Tables to be Read

Web Typography: Designing Tables to be Read, Not Looked At

A note from the editors: We’re pleased to share an excerpt from Chapter 2 of Richard Rutter’s new book, Web Typography. Good designers spend a great deal of time sweating over typography. They agonise over typefaces, iterate through type scales and meticulously apply white space, all in the service of the reader. Then comes along… Continue reading Web Typography: Designing Tables to be Read, Not Looked At

from Its Creators · The Story of CSS Grid

The Story of CSS Grid, from Its Creators

A note from the editors: We want to thank the Microsoft Edge team for sharing transcripts of the interviews they conducted with many of the brilliant people who have contributed to the development of CSS Grid. Those transcripts proved invaluable in compiling this history. You can watch the short video they produced from those interviews,… Continue reading The Story of CSS Grid, from Its Creators