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Building A Serverless Contact Form For Your Static Site

by Brian Holt

With the help of this article, you will finally be able to learn the basics of Amazon Web Services (AWS) Lambda and Simple Email Service (SES) APIs to help you build your own static site mailer on the Serverless Framework. Let’s get started!

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SmashingConf Toronto 2018

Live sessions exploring how experts design, build, debug and think. With Dan Mall, Lea Verou, Sara Soueidan, Seb Lee-Delisle etc. A different kind of conference. It doesn’t get more practical than that.

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Rodney Rehm the person of the week

Person Of The Week

Rodney Rehm is one of those hard-working people who make a difference yet prefer to stay in the shadows. Being passionate about accessibility, performance and the sanity of the JavaScript we so carefully write, Rodney released URI.js, ally.js, sass.js and the Viewport Units Buggyfill among other things. Rodney goes by @rodneyrehm on Twitter. Thanks for your contributions to keeping the web accessible, Rodney. It matters.

Young & Rubicam

The Feminist Letters

Feminism has a new (type)face: The Feminist Letters. Advocating for gender equality, each letter and number calls attention to issues like equal pay, health, women in politics, and assault laws. Let your voice be read.

Sebastian Hermida

A Comic About How HTTPS Works

Explaining HTTPS can be tricky. Luckily, the comic “How HTTPS Works” changes that. It lets you follow along the adventures of the cat Certificat and its friends Compugter and Browserbird as they explain why HTTPS is crucial for the future of the web and how it all works together.

Roel Nieskens

What Can My Font Do?

Wakamai Fondue answers exactly that question. Drag and drop your font file, and the tool will tell you about the features of the font. It will also generate all the CSS you’ll need to use the features in your web projects.

Design Systems

Is your pattern library up to date today? Alla Kholmatova has just finished a fully fledged book on Design Systems and how to get them right. With common traps, gotchas and the lessons she learned. Hardcover, eBook. Just sayin'.

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