Initiator Creator - Issue 57

Initiator Creator - Issue #57

By Saurabh Y. // 1 May 2021

Developer

How Often Do People Actually Copy And Paste From Stack Overflow? Now We Know - Stack Overflow

April Fool's may be over, but once we set up a system to react every time someone typed Command+C, we realized there was also an opportunity to learn about how people use our site. Here’s what Ben and David at stackoverflow found.

Inkline - Vue.js UI/UX Library - Inkline

Inkline is the customizable Vue.js UI/UX Library designed for creating flawless responsive web applications.

A Complete Guide to Custom Properties - CSS-Tricks

Everything important and useful to know about CSS Custom Properties. Like that they are often referred to as “CSS Variables” but that’s not their real name.

Plutio.jl - A Notebook Environment For Julia - Julia

Pluto.jl is a newcomer to the world of notebook environments. It provides a reactive environment specific to Julia.


Designer

The UI & UX tips collection — Volume two - UX Collective

A collection of 18 tips to help improve your designs.

Why having a multidisciplinary attitude is important - UX Collective

Today's design industry is extremely specialized and closed in silos, but the design is multidisciplinary in its roots.

How To Bake Layers Of Accessibility Testing Into Your Process - Smashing Magzine

Accessibility experts Kate Kalcevich and Mike Gifford introduce readers to “layered accessibility testing”, a practice of using a variety of tools and approaches at different stages in the digital product lifecycle to catch accessibility issues early — when it’s easier and cheaper to fix them.

7 digital tools to boost your creativity - Namecheap

In honor of World Creativity and Innovation Day on April 21, here are seven of our favorite apps and websites that’ll help boost your creativity and have you hit the ground running.


Entrepreneur

Why you should be the face of your brand - Zapier

One thing is universally powerful when it comes to marketing your brand: you. You—owner, founder, CEO, decision-maker extraordinaire—and your leadership staff showing face and connecting with your clients can have more impact than you might imagine.

Basecamp Is Failing Its Own Future - Medium

Like many tech founders, the Basecamp bosses want more than anything to be able to believe in the myth of their own benevolent greatness, which is easier to do when they don’t have to answer any hard questions or grapple with any difficult truths.

Why we chose Freemius over EasyDigitalDownload and WooCommerce? - Medium

The straightforward and simplest answer would be because Freemius is a complete solution with no upfront cost. But there are a lot more than that which helped us to decide.


Marketer

You’re a Content Marketer, Not a Writer - Animalz

Most content marketers have a “writer brain.” It’s the part of them that appreciates beautiful, clever writing. It’s instilled in them by years of reading fiction, writing essays, and aspiring to be a professional writer. The “writer brain” helps content marketers in the early part of their career, but, left unchecked, it hinders them in the latter stages

The Complete Guide to Google's Core Web Vitals Performance Metrics - Asayer

Content, keywords, and backlinks are important search ranking factors. However, compare two sites with similar content and target markets: the one with the best web experience should rank higher. Better performance leads to a higher position in Google search.

Your website is your most important marketing asset. Here's how to build it right the 1st time - Mkt1

Approaching your website as your source of truth is critical for keeping your growing GTM team sane, differentiating your product, and driving growth—not to mention attracting partners, candidates, etc.

The Ultimate Keyword Strategy to Fill Your Editorial Calendar - CoSchedule

The most important goal in the keyword research process is to find the content topics your audience wants to know about. That means you need to start by getting to know your audience.


Interesting Read

54 inspirational quotes that will give you an edge - Atlassian

Atlassian's connoisseur of quotes gives you his best collection about motivation, strategy, and leadership.

Unbounded learning: how to unshackle your education - Ness Labs

While bounded learning is based on a fixed curriculum with specific educational outcomes, unbounded learning embraces the never-ending cycle of personal growth generated by continuous education. It is based on strategies and tools that avoid unnecessary direction and restriction, that foster curiosity, and that reward exploring adjacent questions.


Community Submissions

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lofi.cafe - Lofi Music

Lofi music streams for studying, working, and relaxing.


Outro

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