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How to add web design elements that fade in and out on scroll

How to add web design elements that fade in and out on scroll

Posted by Rik Lomas

Published on September 13th 2017

For the launch of the second edition of Learn To Code Now, we look at how to create a fading in effect for tags on our page, hiding and showing them as we scroll using Javascript and CSS.

North v South on starting a design podcast

North v South on starting a design podcast

Posted by Daniel Benneworth-Gray

Published on August 1st 2017

The hosts of design podcast North v South talk to us about how to talk about design, the technical aspects of setting up a weekly show and how to score pies out of ten.

Nick Asbury on how to make technology understandable

Nick Asbury on how to make technology understandable

Posted by Daniel Benneworth-Gray

Published on July 12th 2017

Nick Asbury, the writing half of British design agency Asbury & Asbury, discusses Sideways Dictionary, how to make jargon understandable again, and the value of a good analogy.

Carly Ayres on how to set up a creative agency

Carly Ayres on how to set up a creative agency

Posted by David Holmes

Published on July 5th 2017

HAWRAF co-founder Carly Ayres talks to us about the path that led her to co-founding a creative studio, how practice makes perfect, and the rewards of learning in public.

Daniel Howells on how to pick the best web designs

Daniel Howells on how to pick the best web designs

Posted by Daniel Benneworth-Gray

Published on June 15th 2017

Daniel Howells talks us through the past, present and future of the web design and what it takes to get your site featured on Siteinspire.

View Source – how to make text change on input

View Source – how to make text change on input

Posted by Rik Lomas

Published on March 31st 2017

This week, freelance copywriter Joe Coleman launched his new site called Get Coleman. We talk about how it was made and how to make your own.

View Source – how to make text get larger on scroll

View Source – how to make text get larger on scroll

Posted by Rik Lomas

Published on March 28th 2017

Last week, Klim Type Foundry launched their new typeface Untitled Sans with a brand new website. We talk about how it was made and how to make your own.

View Source – how to use mouse movement with Javascript

View Source – how to use mouse movement with Javascript

Posted by Rik Lomas

Published on March 23rd 2017

A few of our students wanted to see how mouse movements in Javascript worked so we made them a video. The first of our new series called View Source.

Announcing our new book – Learn To Code Now

Announcing our new book – Learn To Code Now

Posted by Rik Lomas

Published on March 21st 2017

We felt most guide books on learning to code suck – they’re too technical and impractical – so we decided to write one ourselves.

Rehat Kathuria on how to create iPhone apps

Rehat Kathuria on how to create iPhone apps

Posted by Melita Gandham

Published on March 20th 2017

iPhone and iPad app developer Rehat Kathuria talks us through how he started making apps, what you should think about if you want an app made and the pitfalls of learning to write code for iOS.

Zach Inglis on how to start a great design conference

Zach Inglis on how to start a great design conference

Posted by Melita Gandham

Published on February 28th 2017

Designer and developer, Zach Inglis, talks us through how he and his business partner Laura set up a design and tech conference with a little twist.

BONG International on making fun websites and how to get paid for it

BONG International on making fun websites and how to get paid for it

Posted by Melita Gandham

Published on February 23rd 2017

International design and development agency BONG International talk to us about how to work as a remote team, company independence, self initiated projects and how to work as designer-slash-developers.

How to go freelance and stay freelance

How to go freelance and stay freelance

Posted by Rik Lomas

Published on February 9th 2017

Going freelance is one of the scariest career moves you can make. But done well, it can make you better off, give you more freedom, and most importantly, make you happier.

How to start a startup without ruining your life

How to start a startup without ruining your life

Posted by Rik Lomas

Published on January 31st 2017

Startups are emotional roller coasters that one minute make you feel like you’re changing the world and the next minute, that everything is falling apart. This guide about how to start a startup may help.

How to move to New York City

How to move to New York City

Posted by Rik Lomas

Published on January 26th 2017

Moving to any new city is tough. New York City is one of the biggest and most vibrant cities in the world, but also one of the most trickiest to navigate and adjust to. Here’s my tips on how to set yourself up in NYC.