Essential Blogs for Web Developers and Designers

The name of the site is clunky- Giant Robots Smashing into Other Giant Robots- but the site’s pure, minimalst design and straightforward posts about web and mobile development delivers the goods.  ADD FEED Scott Hanselman is a programmer for the Web Platform Team at Microsoft, but the site is his personal, first-person exploration of the world of web development. (He’s also a prolific speaker and podcaster in the industry.)  ADD FEED Codrops has everything from a CSS reference library for beginners to cool HTML and CSS experiments, tutorials and templates for curious web developers trying to reach a higher level. ADD FEED You’ve Been Haacked is the pet project of Phil Haack, a developer at GitHub who shares his interests and enthusiasms, especially around developing Open Source projects.  ADD FEED One of the most dependable and regular blogs out there is the Speckyboy Design Magazine, which publishes long, illustrated posts and infographics daily on web and mobile app design, UX design, and graphics. Based out of Inverness, Scotland, the team of writers look for useful tips as well as stuff to inspire frustrated web developers and designers.  ADD FEED There are a lot of blogs out there for digital artists and designers, but we’ve tried to identify a couple of the best. Web Designer Depot and Smashing Magazine talk about essential tools and CSS tips you need to know while emphasizing good design, trends, and advice for making websites that don’t suck and are maybe even pleasing to the eye. ADD WEB DESIGNER DEPOT ADD SMASHING MAGAZINE CSS Tricks is probably the corniest name around, but it’s also the most on-the-nose. As you might guess, it’s a blog with tips and tricks for website developers of all levels of experience. For example, I just learned how to automatically generate Lorem Ipsum placeholder text in a test page, which probably saved me five minutes already today. ADD FEED The Old Reader Picks are a new series designed to introduce The Old Reader users to some of the great feeds that we enjoy.

Essential Blogs for Web Developers and Designers

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The name of the site is clunky- Giant Robots Smashing into Other Giant Robots- but the site’s pure, minimalst design and straightforward posts about web and mobile development delivers the goods. 

ADD FEED

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Scott Hanselman is a programmer for the Web Platform Team at Microsoft, but the site is his personal, first-person exploration of the world of web development. (He’s also a prolific speaker and podcaster in the industry.) 

ADD FEED

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Codrops has everything from a CSS reference library for beginners to cool HTML and CSS experiments, tutorials and templates for curious web developers trying to reach a higher level.

ADD FEED

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You’ve Been Haacked is the pet project of Phil Haack, a developer at GitHub who shares his interests and enthusiasms, especially around developing Open Source projects. 

ADD FEED

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One of the most dependable and regular blogs out there is the Speckyboy Design Magazine, which publishes long, illustrated posts and infographics daily on web and mobile app design, UX design, and graphics. Based out of Inverness, Scotland, the team of writers look for useful tips as well as stuff to inspire frustrated web developers and designers. 

ADD FEED

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There are a lot of blogs out there for digital artists and designers, but we’ve tried to identify a couple of the best. Web Designer Depot and Smashing Magazine talk about essential tools and CSS tips you need to know while emphasizing good design, trends, and advice for making websites that don’t suck and are maybe even pleasing to the eye.

ADD WEB DESIGNER DEPOT

ADD SMASHING MAGAZINE

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CSS Tricks is probably the corniest name around, but it’s also the most on-the-nose. As you might guess, it’s a blog with tips and tricks for website developers of all levels of experience. For example, I just learned how to automatically generate Lorem Ipsum placeholder text in a test page, which probably saved me five minutes already today.

ADD FEED

OR Picks

The Old Reader Picks are a new series designed to introduce The Old Reader users to some of the great feeds that we enjoy.