Here are a few of the things our team found useful or interesting this past week.


Apple vs Google in 10 honest graphics
A summary (in graphics) of the differences between Apple and Google. Some are more obvious than others, but overall some good things to keep in mind when drawing on either for design inspiration.

The designer’s guide to adding animation in UX design
Like all things in design, animations should also be purposeful. This handy guide suggests a few ways to keep your animations relevant.


CSS mistakes while on autopilot
A fun collection of commonplace CSS mistakes. I’m definitely guilty of typing display: absolute; more often than I’d care to admit.

How many Heroku dynos do you need, and which size — an opinionated guide
Like the title says, an opinionated take on how many dynos of what size you should be running. The overall recommendation? “Standard-2x dynos offer the best combination of price and performance for most apps. If you encounter memory quota warnings on 2x dynos, you should make the jump to Performance-L. For either dyno type, autoscaling is the only way to know how many dynos you should be running.”