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Turning Design Mockups Into Code With Deep Learning - FloydHub Blog

Training a neural network to do front-end development.

I didn’t understand any of this.

“The Post-PSD Era: A problem of expectations,” an article by Dan Mall

I really like Dan’s take on using Photoshop (or Fireworks) as part of today’s web design process. The problem is not with the tool; the problem is with the expectations set by showing comps to clients.

By default, presenting a full comp says to your client, “This is how everyone will see your site.” In our multi-device world, we’re quickly moving towards, “This is how some people will see your site,” but we’re not doing a great job of communicating that.

PlaceIt by Breezi - Generate Product Screenshots in Realistic Environments

A cute little service for mocking up pictures of your site being used on different devices. Just drag and drop a screenshot on to an image.

Fictional magazine covers from Blade Runner - a set on Flickr

Magazine covers created by Tom Southwell for background scenes in Blade Runner.

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Mocking Up Is Hard To Do

This seems like an eminently sensible thing to do when building responsive sites: ditch mock-ups entirely. The reasons and the workflow outlined here make a lot of sense.

Fillerati - Faux Latin is a Dead Language

The best alternative to lorem ipsum yet.

Placehold.it - Quick and simple image placeholders

This will be very, very handy for my day-to-day front end development work.

Aza’s Thoughts » Identity in the Browser (Firefox)

Aza Raskin share's some mockups of ideas for incorporating identity management into the browser.

Velvet Unravelled » Blog Archive » Portable social networks

Sarah mocks up an interface for importing contacts across social networks.