This week’s Designer News – № 692 – includes Build Your Own Database From Scratch, Web Accessibility: A Reference to Creating Inclusive Websites, Bard Now Helps You Code, Typography Manual, Space Elevator, and much, much more.
Build Your Own Database From Scratch – Learn to build a minimal persistent database implementation.
Build in-Browser WordPress Experiences with WordPress Playground and WebAssembly – A look at the potential of browser-based development.
Should a Block Theme Power Your Next WordPress Project? – How recent improvements to the Site Editor are making block themes a more viable option.
Web Accessibility: A Reference to Creating Inclusive Websites – This comprehensive guide includes key principles and best practices for inclusive design.
Pattern Club – Check out this curated collection of patterns, textures, and other visual assets.
Don’t Shortchange Yourself When Inheriting a Website – A website built by someone else is likely to include some surprises.
Bard Now Helps You Code – Google’s AI tool can generate, debug, and explain code snippets.
Color Mechanics in UI Kits – Examining a model for color mechanics and best practices for implementation.
Tips for Freelance Designers Who Work as a Sub-contractor – Items to consider when working for an agency or another freelancer.
Typography Manual – A collection of simple rules for using typography on the web.
A README Template – With an Automatically Generated Table of Contents – Use this guide to build an effective README document.
The 10 Best Free Lower Thirds Templates for After Effects – Add a professional look to your video projects with these free templates.
Embracing AI as a Material for Design – Tips for designers experimenting with AI tools.
Starting Design Work in a Spreadsheet – Why this old-school tool may be a better starting point than Figma.
Space Elevator – Scroll up to learn about space on this unique website.
Massive Abuse of Abandoned Eval PHP WordPress Plugin – Learn how a long-abandoned plugin is being used to spread malware.