Color in UI Design

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So if color theory doesn’t provide a solid basis for color in UI design, what does? Let me throw an opinion at ya’: color modifications. It’s the tweaking of color that counts, not the picking of

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8-Digit Hex Codes?

Weird right? 4-digit hex codes too. They are a way put alpha transparency information into the hex format for colors. You might be seeing it more all the sudden if you use Chrome, because it dropped in 52, and …

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Lighten / Darken Color

The CSS preprocessors Sass and Less can take any color and darken() or lighten() it by a specific value. But no such ability is built into JavaScript. This function takes colors in hex format (i.e. #F06D06, with or without hash) …

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RGBa Browser Support

This article was originally published on February 2, 2009 and is now being updated to clarify the concept and update the information for modern browsers.

RGBa is a way to declare a color in CSS that includes alpha transparency support. …

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