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Posts In The Web Design Category

More CSS Magic: Using CSS Custom Properties

So, relatively recently I wrote a post praising the CSS Grid system of styling websites and web applications. From the ease of implementation and use, to the fact that you have minute control over each element of your site, while still havi...
Thursday February 21st, 2019

Transparency In Tech: Meet Ryan Miranda

One of the most important things a tech company can do in the digital age is to remove the anonymity from your employees. We live in an age where you should almost certainly expect the person on the other end of your phone call to be outsou...
Monday January 7th, 2019

A Belated Introduction To Stephen Kennedy

One of the things we've always tried to push here at Armor is that when you work with us, you're not just working with some outsourced stranger from another country, but you're working with a passionate individual with a depth o...
Monday December 31st, 2018

A Color Primary: Using Colors to Control Emotions and The Advantages of Using Hexadecimal Codes

Today is a very colorful day! I get to talk to you about the general understanding of colors. What are colors, Pantones, and color hexadecimals? Sit back and relax; it’s time to learn! Colors To understand colors, we need to start wit...
Tuesday November 27th, 2018

Get Your Tip Top Typography Tricks To Teach To Others

What Is the Difference between Text, Font, and Typeface? Typefaces are important to designers because they can make or break a design. When creating a design, you have to be aware of who your target audience is and what you are designing fo...
Tuesday October 16th, 2018

The Wonderful World of Pixels: Understanding The Unit That Makes Up Everything Digital

Pixels, The Unit of Measurement Pixels: smaller than the point of a needle, able to be nearly 200,000 different colors, and something you stare at basically all day. Pixels are everywhere, from your TV screen to the screen on your smartphon...
Thursday July 26th, 2018

Why Not Build It Yourself?

Our owner was working with a client recently trying to collect on an invoice that had stretched too far, when the client responded with a rather interesting justifcation: "Well, I just don't understand what I pay you for? I was tal...
Thursday June 21st, 2018

A Practical Guide to Arrays

I've long held that good code is like poetry (and I'm far from the only one). Everything should have a purpose, and if you ever repeat yourself, there should be a good reason. With various high-level coding languages, you can enable...
Tuesday May 15th, 2018

Google is Rolling out Mobile-First Search Indexing

  WELCOME TO THE NEW INTERNET   You invested thousands of dollars to rank on Google. And it worked. You rank higher than your competition for several top keywords. Your organic search traffic is going through the roof. You are in ...
Tuesday May 1st, 2018

Parallax Implementations: Three ways to use this eye popping effect

Parallax is a fairly old visual effect. The effect works like this, by varying the speed of the movement of two or more flat planes, we can simulate depth, lending the 2D elements a feeling of 3D space. In modern web design, parallax effect...
Thursday January 4th, 2018