Meet Smashing Book 6 with everything from accessibility to CSS Custom Properties, Grid, Service Workers, performance patterns, AR/VR, conversational UIs and responsive art direction. To the eBook version →
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Smashing Book 6 is dedicated to the challenges and headaches that we are facing today, and how to resolve them. No chit-chat, no theory: only practical, useful advice applicable to your work right away.
We’ll explore how to build accessible single-page apps with React or Angular, how to use CSS Grid Layout, CSS Custom Properties and service workers as well as how to load assets on the web in times of HTTP/2 and bloated third-party scripts.
We’ll also examine how to make design systems work in real-life, how to design and build conversational interfaces, AR/VR, for chatbots and watches and how to bring responsive art-direction to the web.
Print, hardcover + eBook. 536 pages. Written by Laura Elizabeth, Marcy Sutton, Rachel Andrew, Mike Riethmueller, Lyza D. Gardner, Yoav Weiss, Adrian Zumbrunnen, Greg Nudelman, Ada Rose Cannon and Vitaly Friedman.
Why This Book Is For You
The book contains only practical advice, applicable to your work right away. Smashing Book 6 will get you ready for the new frontiers and challenges.
Making Design Systems Work in the Real World
by Laura Elizabeth
Accessibility in Times of Single-Page Apps
by Marcy Sutton
Production-Ready CSS Grid Layouts
by Rachel Andrew
A Strategy Guide to CSS Custom Properties
by Mike Riethmueller
Building an Advanced Service Worker
by Lyza Gardner
Loading Assets on the Web
by Yoav Weiss
On Designing Conversations
by Adrian Zumbrunnen
UX Design of Chatbots and Virtual Assistants
by Greg Nudelman
Crafting Experiences for AR/VR/XR
by Ada Rose Cannon
Bringing Personality Back to the Web
by Vitaly Friedman
- ca. 536 pages,
- 17 × 24 cm (6.7 × 9.5 in),
- Quality hardcover with stitched binding and ribbon page marker,
- The eBook is available in PDF, EPUB, and Amazon Kindle formats,
- Released September 2018,
- ISBN: 978-3-945749-69-2,
- Free worldwide airmail shipping from Germany (starting at the end of September).