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Reasons Your Mobile App Retention Rate Might Be So Low

by Suzanne Scacca

It’s an exciting time when your mobile app is ready to launch, but be careful. No matter how high you see those app store downloads go, don’t go rushing to celebrate just yet. There’s a more meaningful metric you should be paying attention to in …

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Designing Experiences To Improve Mental Health

by Marli Mesibov

Designing apps for mental health is one area where UX designers can have a huge impact. In this article, we’ll look at the issues with current apps, and guidelines to ensure UX practitioners are using clinically proven methods for improving mental …

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SmashingConf San Francisco 2019

Better estimates and pricing, applying psychology to UX, design workflow, refactoring, moving to a static site setup, CSS Grid techniques, performance and deployment patterns for HTTP/2.

Explore all speakers and topics → Welcome SmashingConf San Francisco 2019, with everything on naming conventions, security audit, front-end architecture, rendering performance, CSS Grid Layout, PWA, Vue.js, Webpack.

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Zell Liew, the person of the week

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Zell Liew is a freelance designer and developer from Singapore. Being self-taught, he shares his knowledge and experience with aspiring front-end devs and those who want to get better and smarter at what they do on his blog and through a series of front-end courses that cover topics from automating your workflow to responsive typography and JavaScript. Thank you for sharing and caring, dear Zell!

Design Systems

Meet Design Systems, a recent Smashing book in which Alla Kholmatova explores how to set up an effective design system to create great digital products. With common traps, gotchas and lessons learned.

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