27 excellent open source tools for web development

27 excellent open source tools for web development  
 
Translation 27 Amazing Web Development Tools for the Past Year (v.2018)
 
 
In 201? we compared about ?500 open source tools for web development, of which 27 best (0.4%) were selected. This is an extremely competitive list, which includes tools, libraries and projects published during 2017. Mybridge AI evaluates their quality on the basis of popularity, interest and novelty. To make it clear, for the selected products the average number of stars on Github is 5260.
 
 
Open source tools can almost certainly improve your productivity. Also, you can learn something by reading the ...
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From design to layout

I want to share ways to organize interaction between the interface designer and the front-end developer, it is possible for someone to use these methods to optimize the resource consumption for the development and support of web applications and sites.
 
 

Structure of the design template


 
 
Versions of Mobile, Tablet, Desktop, Desktop HD are in different Artboards /Mounting areas
 
The template consists of sections. The contents of the section are combined into the Group object
 
Sections are named in alphabetical order, for example - sect-a, sect-b, sect-c
 
Blocks within sections are grouped ...[/h]
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Firefox and the pseudo-class first-letter

There was for us in the team the need to add icons to the list items in one drop-down list, depending on the type of element. The list itself is a third-party component, which I did not want to touch. The icons are implemented in the form of a font, that is, they are unicode symbols.
 
As a solution on the server, depending on the element type, the symbol of the icon
was added as a regular letter. uXXXX
and the client received beautiful squares, because the font used for the list does not contain the codes of our icons. Then the CSS pseudo-class
came to our aid. :: first-letter
 
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One day from the life of the Eagle in a few seconds

One day from the life of the Eagle in a few secondsCurrently, on the Internet there are many sites where you can watch videos online from CCTV cameras, which are located in public places of certain cities. In particular, several such cameras are installed in the city of Orel. One of the cameras, which is located on one of the high-rise buildings per. Postal, aimed at the Children's Park, appeared the very first. At least on one of the sites in the spring in 2011 I found a page where you could watch the video from this camera "live" (online). However, this broadcast was organized very interesting. Video came with a very low frame rate - 2 frames ...
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"So it was possible": unusual, but effective ways of using "audio" technologies

"So it was possible": unusual, but effective ways of using "audio" technologiesAll technologies have principles of targeted use, including audio technology. But sometimes it works in unusual and unpredictable conditions. So there were already familiar to us echo sounders and ultrasound devices: in these devices, sound helps to perform an allegedly "un-purposeful" function for him - to see what is hidden for the ordinary eye, to navigate in space.
 
 
And now some audio gadgets and "audio" technologies can be used quite differently than we are used to. Today we talk about several cases of unusual - and surprisingly effective - application of audio technology or physical properties ...
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AI, practical course. Collection and study of images

AI, practical course. Collection and study of images  
 
This article discusses methods used to collect data from images in a music project with a slide show. There were limitations that forced us to use the existing image database, rather than images taken from Flickr. However, this article discusses both approaches so that the reader can learn how to extract data using the Flickr API.
 
Further, since the quality of a significant portion of the images collected with Flickr turned out to be low, it was decided to use images from existing image databases. In particular, images were collected from three databases for psychological research.
 
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Web degradation or how to make the web human readable

Web degradation or how to make the web human readable Disclaimer: This article I do not want to humiliate or elevate any of the users, developers, web portals, services and others. The screenshots given in the article, as well as comments to them, are subjective opinions of the author and do not call anyone to be reckoned with.
 
 
Now to the point. The idea of ​​writing this article came to me a very long time ago. Since that moment I have collected abstracts, examples and thoughts in a heap, and now I will try to depict them here in such a way that you could develop this idea as I developed it in my head. I hope we succeed. In advance I apologize for ...
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Controversy of design thinking

Hello, Habr! I present to your attention the translation of the article " The divisiveness of design thinking of the author " Jon Kolko.
 
 
Design thinking is "like syphilis," writes Lee Vinsel of the Stevenson Institute of Technology in his recent popular article (1). Other common views on design thinking - Natasha Jen: "Design thinking is nonsense" (2) and, as early as 201? Bruce Nussbaum: "Design thinking is an unsuccessful experiment. What next? "(3).
 
 
If you are not familiar with design thinking, here is the definition from Tim Brown, CEO of the IDEO design consulting firm, "This is ...
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BricsCAD Shape - free 3D CAD from Bricsys

Recently, under Linux, a new CAD product from Bricsis came quietly and almost imperceptibly, so Linux was supplemented with yet another must-have tool for virtual prototyping . The company Bricsis positions its product as absolutely free, a quote from the official website "BricsCAD Shape is free for all users and does not have any restrictions for commercial use."
 
 
Meet BricsCAD Shape
 
 
BricsCAD Shape - free 3D CAD from Bricsys  
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Lessons on Bricscad Shape
 
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Scrolling and attention (study 2018)

Scrolling and attention (study 2018)I bring to your attention the translation of article Therese Fessenden - Scrolling and Attention . The article is devoted to a new study of the use of scrolling when browsing sites. The previous research was conducted in 201? the translation of the article on it is also was laid out on Habr .
 
 
I apologize for any possible inaccuracies in the translation :)
 
Summary: People scroll vertically more than before, but new eye-tracking studies show that they are still looking at the "first screen" more than others.
 
 
The patterns of human behavior are fairly stable, and ...
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