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Thinking differently about progressive enhancement

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Content is the user experience and what the deuce is content design?

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Buttons shouldn't have a hand cursor part 2

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Progressive enhancement explained simply

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But sometimes buttons look like links

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Designing for actual performance

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Inline validation is problematic

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Float labels are problematic

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Stop using device breakpoints

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Designing inclusively

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Don't initialise Javascript automagically

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Semantic class names: are you being too generic or too specific?

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Browsers are different but so what?

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Developing templates using an outside-in approach

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Buttons shouldn't have a hand cursor

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Always use a label

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Placeholders are problematic

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How we cut our MVP in half to launch KIDLY

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Hello UX designer

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Everything I know about speaking at conferences

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Embracing simplicity

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The design challenge

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Hover menus are problematic

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We stopped tasking

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Infinite scrolling is probably a bad idea

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Designing a bad experience on purpose

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Designing honestly for the web

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Designing a responsive menu without a hamburger

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Progressively enhanced Javascript

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Addendum to the boring front-end developer

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The disadvantages of Javascript polyfills

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The disadvantages of CSS preprocessors

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The role of the Front-end Developer

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Technical wanking

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Don't use AJAX for personalised content

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The boring front-end developer

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Select boxes shouldn't submit on change

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Javascript inheritance

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The disadvantages of single page applications

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Javascript namespacing

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Forms with multiple submit buttons are problematic

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How to create accessible forms

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