Smashing Book 6: New Frontiers In Web Design (eBook)

Smashing Book 6: New Frontiers In Web Design (eBook)

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. Back to the hardcover + eBook →


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.

eBook (PDF, Kindle, ePUB), 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.

A look inside the book

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

Technical Details

  • 536 pages,
  • Available in PDF, EPUB, and Amazon Kindle formats,
  • Released September 2018,
  • ISBN: 978-3-945749-69-2 (Print/PDF), 978-3-945749-67-8 (ePUB), 978-3-945749-68-5 (Kindle),
  • Also available as hardcover.

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