Web design and font size selection for the site
Too small font of the main text used on the site can become one of the factors of pessimization of this site in search results, because today search engines pay…

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Website header design (header)
As you know, there is no second chance to make a first impression. In the field of digital design, this truth is supported by high competition and a wide variety…

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How does JPEG format work?
The JPEG compression process consists of several steps. In the first step, the image is converted from the RGB color space to the YUV space, based on the brightness and…

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The main types of user interface buttons

Buttons are one of the most famous interactive user interface elements. They play a very important role in creating user interaction and creating a positive experience. Continuing a series of posts on UI / UX design topics, this article has collected concepts and examples regarding the most commonly used types of buttons found on websites and mobile applications.

Previously, we published a note about the history of changes in the design of buttons on sites and in interfaces (starting from 2009), but now we will consider this element in terms of functionality, purpose and how it is implemented (triggered). This post is a translation of this article from Tubik Studio.

user interface buttons
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How does JPEG format work?

The JPEG compression process consists of several steps. In the first step, the image is converted from the RGB color space to the YUV space, based on the brightness and color characteristics. All further work is done precisely with this color space, which, due to some of its characteristics, allows us to obtain such large degrees of compression.

What is so unusual about YUV color representation compared to RGB? And the fact that it is closest to the “natural”, that which a person unconsciously performs. The Y component, or brightness, is closely related to picture quality. More precisely, Y – this is the picture, only black and white. Components U and Continue reading

A few words about encodings

Anyone who knows everything about this can skip this article, but I will tell the rest about the causes of various encodings and the problems of web design associated with them.

History of occurrence
The encoding is a character table, where each letter of the alphabet (as well as numbers and special characters) is assigned its own unique number – the character code.

Only half of the standardized tables, so-called ASCII code – the first 128 characters, which include the Continue reading

How to register a site?
So, you made the first version of your site and even posted it on the Internet, but after a while you will notice that almost no one visits it, except…

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GIF Image Optimization
Converting a full-color image to an index image (i.e. using a palette) is an important operation, and here a few words need to be said about how this is done…

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What are longreads on sites
The so-called longreads are one of the leading web design trends in 2015, and also, as expected, in 2016. With the help of long reads, sites today do not just…

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Sliders for the site and factors affecting their usability
On commercial sites, especially when it comes to online stores, today you can often find sliders, or so-called “carousels,” - site design elements in which slides with photos or text…

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