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TypeScript and Webflow: A Winning Combination for Smarter Development Workflows
Introduction to GSAP ScrollTrigger Plugin
ScrollTrigger is a GSAP plugin that enables you to easily create animations based on the user's scroll position. It's a game-changer for web animations because it allows you to synchronize animation with the user's scrolling behavior, which can create some really immersive and engaging experiences.
How to get started on your creator journey
We're not talking about TikTok wigglers here. We're talking about professional content creators who take their tasks seriously and make money from what they post.
GSAP's Bread and Butter, from(), to(), and fromTo() Animations
If you're getting started with GSAP, the first thing you'll want to wrap your head around are simple tweens, which come in the form of the from(), to(), and fromTo() methods. These methods live on the GSAP object, and take two parameters, targets (typescript type TweenTarget) and vars (typescript type TweenVars).
GSAP vs. Webflow for Website Animations
Which is Better for Animations? - Webflow IX2 or GSAP? It's a tough question to answer because both tools have their strengths and weaknesses, and ultimately, it depends on your needs and skill level.
Relationship Building on Twitter
Every day, twitteratti exchange 500 million tweets. Gen-Z users are responsible for 52% of these (2020 figures). And a thin 10% slice of Twitter users are responsible for 92% of all tweets.
The A-Z of A/B Testing
Annually, Microsoft conducts over 10,000 A/B tests. Google does likewise. And, as we shall see, A/B testing played a big part in Obama's second-term election.
Freelancers Rejoice! Negotiation isn't a four-letter word!
Some believe that a freelance career is the most exciting thing that has happened to them since the invention of Pop-Tarts. But it can be trickier than attempting a Delta Force assault course with your bootlaces tied together. Cons include having nobody to blame except yourself should a wheel fall off your entrepreneurial wagon just before your career slides into a ditch.
Webflow vs. Wordpress: Root for the Underdog!
Webflow is like the cool, trendy cousin of WordPress. It's sleek, stylish, and offers all the latest features for creating and designing websites without writing any code. WordPress, on the other hand, is like the trusty old friend you've known for years. It might not be as flashy as Webflow, but it's reliable, versatile, and offers a wide range of tools and features for creating and managing websites.
9 Ways to Get Paying Customers
You may have created a time-saving device that walks your dog around the block while you watch the ball game and chug a six-pack of Pabst. But unless you have customers willing to buy your marvelous invention as a gateway to becoming an even bigger couch potato than they already are, you have no business.
Branding Lessons from Lions, Cowboys, and Gangsters
Standing out from the crowd reminds me of an old story that takes place out on African Safari...
Webflow Conf 2022: My Take
Just when you thought you knew Webflow, along comes an hour and 20 minute keynote of new features and workflows offering you everything from variable fonts to higher CMS limits to six pack abs and developer super powers and even a large neon obelisk.
Better Websites Through Psychology
A web designer without a working knowledge of psychology is like Billy the (Designer) Kid with a water pistol. Put some of the ideas below to work, and you'll be like Billy the (Designer) Kid with a Dirty Harry style .44 Magnum. I know which one I prefer.
Color Psychology and Web Design
Choose colors wisely, and success will follow. Dive into the deep end ill-prepared, and you may fade to black. Since our Neanderthal forebears dragged their knuckles across the Savannah to point hairy digits at their first rainbow, color has captivated our species.
Code Syntax Highlighting with highlight.js
Do you publish code to the web that is not supposed to be executed? Are you like me and like to publish coding tutorials and need to make sure that the code is legible, formatted, and ✨beautiful ✨? This article will explain in a few easy steps how to do it with two HTML tags and the highlight.js library.
10 Practical Tips to Master Your Text Layout
I've heard that 80% of a website's beauty can be determined by its typography and spacing. Leave the split complimentary color palettes and 3d blender renders in the asset folder for this one we are going to talk about 10 tips to make your master the layout of you website with proper typography alignment and spacing.
6 Things Designers Can Do To Make Devs Happy
Designers build for one, maybe two, screen sizes, developers build for every screen size between 320px and >9000 px. Designers know how colors affect our emotions. Developers don’t. Designers use shadows and contrasting colors. Developers just draw a border around it. Hey, we have our differences.
Are you working on a project and the native Webflow background video element isn't enough for you? Perhaps your client wants a full screen video and Webflow compression makes it grainy and ugly. Or it’s possible that it's an explainer video and sound is VERY important to the user experience.
5 Things Designers Wont Shut Up About
Designers blowing up your email again about white space and infinite shades of gray? Mine sure are. But when does white space become empty space? How many shades of gray is too many? In this post we will talk about five things designers won't shut up about and some ways you can improve as a developer to maybe make them quiet down a bit.
Design Inspiration You're Not Cool Enough For
Want to know where all the cool kids are going to for design inspiration, and me too? How about a little dose of beauty to brighten your day? If yes, then look no further. Here are six fantastic websites to help influence your next web project!