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Optimising GIFs for the Web

Like a lot of people, I like GIFs. I like to use them in my articles to illustrate functionality. For example, this GIF from my article on “Recreating the iTunes Library”. However, ...

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Branding Book & Style Guide Templates

A beautiful collection of 5 different style guide templates! 75 fully customizable and easy to use pages, each with real wording. These templates are the perfect starting point for creating beautiful branding books.

Single-Image Retina Solution

Double dimensions, crank the compression, scale to 50% in browser. Original Non-Retina – 600 x 400: Jpeg compressed at 80%, 37,418 bytes. Retina – 1200 x 800: Jpeg compressed at 30%, Looks ...

Web Performance: Cache Efficiency Exercise

Speed is a consideration for any website, whether it’s for the local barbershop or Wikipedia, with its huge repository of knowledge. It’s a feature that shouldn’t be ignored. This is why caching ...