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monday
02 Aug 2021
Aligning a Button Label Vertically ishadeed.com

At some time in the past, you were given a design mockup to implement. The designer used a new cool font, and it looks perfect in the design. Once you import it and use it in CSS, you will notice additional spacing around the font. What is that? And why the designer did pick such a font in the first place?

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Aligning a Button Label Vertically
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Services; not Server blog.last9.io

Gone are the days of yore when we named are our servers Etsy, Betsy, and Momo, fed them fish, and cleaned their poop. Well, servers were our pets. Fast-forward, to the world of Kubernetes, and each server, is now a UUID. Is it beneficial anymore to continue observing an individual server?

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Services; not Server
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Web Features That May Not Work As You’d Expect css-tricks.com

I have run into situations like this. Like lazy loading in HTML. It’s easy to drop that attribute onto an image element only to realize… it actually needs more than that to do its thing. We’ll get into that specific one in a moment as we look at a few other features that might not work exactly as you‘d expect.

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Web Features That May Not Work As You’d Expect
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Amazon Web Services In Plain English web3us.com

No matter what you do with AWS you'll probably end up using these services as everything else interacts with them.

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Amazon Web Services In Plain English
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wednesday
21 Jul 2021
How To Migrate From WordPress To A Headless CMS smashingmagazine.com

In this article, we will look at when it makes sense to migrate from a monolithic project to a headless setup and the benefits that come with it. In addition to a step-by-step guide on how to migrate WordPress to Storyblok Headless CMS, the problems that will arise during the process and how to deal with them.

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How To Migrate From WordPress To A Headless CMS
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tuesday
20 Jul 2021
Building a Documentation Workflow in Rails honeybadger.io

Good docs make happy customers. But documentation is HARD. You have to figure out what's important and write it up in a way that's tailored to your audiences and consistent across the site. Now you need to set up a website, publish the docs and maintain them as your product changes. Fortunately, we have seasoned technical writer Kate Bartolo here to walk us through the whole process.

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Building a Documentation Workflow in Rails
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monday
19 Jul 2021
Eight Habits of Expert Software Designers: An Illustrated Guide thereader.mitpress.mit.edu

The best designers employ specific habits, learned practices, and observed principles when they work. Here are a few of them.

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Eight Habits of Expert Software Designers: An Illustrated Guide
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thursday
15 Jul 2021
Build a blog with Bridgetown fpsvogel.com

Templates, components, and plugins all in Ruby

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Refactoring Your Rails App With Service Objects honeybadger.io

Rails apps tend to start simple, with clean models and controllers. Then you start adding features. Before you know it, your models and controllers are big, unwieldy, and hard to understand. Refactoring into service objects is a great way to split these big pieces up, so they're easier to understand, test, and maintain.

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Refactoring Your Rails App With Service Objects
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Creating my logo animation cassie.codes

GreenSock is the best thing that happened to SVG animations since SVG animations.

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Creating my logo animation
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