The next generation of responsive emails: make the text version easy to read on Apple Watches
From the article: “When Apple Watch detects remote or linked images in an email, the plain text version will be displayed–but only after a lengthy warning: “This message contains elements Apple Watch can’t display. You can read a text version below.” This message is reminiscent of the warning that Outlook displays before ALT text on images and takes up a full screen of Watch real estate before displaying the plain text part of the message.”
Read more from the source: litmus.com
Write a native mobile app using React. It’s fast because React’s view-diffing magic lets you skip the compile step.
James Long gives an in-depth look at his first impressions using React Native, a framework for writing iOS and Android apps in React.
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New CSS viewport units allow setting vertical height much simpler than using percentages
Read more from the source: Web Design Weekly
Stay up to date with the latest UI techniques for web and mobile
A guide to visual aesthetics, written by a nerd.
1. Light comes from the sky (see Part 1)
2. Black and white first (see Part 1)
3. Double your whitespace (see Part 1)
4. Learn the methods of overlaying text on images
5. Make text pop– and un-pop
6. Only use good fonts
7. Steal like an artist
Read more from the source: Medium
Interesting dive into Apple design and technology by comparing each iOS version
iOS 8 is finally here along with the new Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 plus. New APIs appears on scene, along with changes in design and Icons. Since the initial release of the first iPhone OS, a lot has changed with each subsequent release. Back in 2007, when the first iPhone was launched by Steve Jobs, it wasn’t called iOS but iPhone OS. This early operating system just had what we know today as the core apps — basics such as Safari, Mail, Maps, Notes, and a few others. And It had no App Store as well!!! It…
Read more from the source: Pocket Viral
Finally, a fantastic alternative to the as yet unsupported <picture> element.
Read more from the source: GitHub