Dealing with extreme aspect ratios on pictures

Predicting user input is hard sometimes, that’s why we validate. If you design a system, that allows the user to give you very different inputs, in this case, extremely different pictures, that you still have to display in a reasonable way, it get’s a little tricky.

Designers on deviantart often upload designs, in this case web designs, as a really, really long picture, to show the best page layouts they designed for that project.

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AJAX loading and pagination done right (deviantart infinite scroll)

deviantart is a great site for artists, photographers, writers and different craftmen to show their work, mostly through pictures. It’s a quite huge social network for creatives. This leads to deviantart of course having to serve a lot of pictures to their viewers. Continue reading “AJAX loading and pagination done right (deviantart infinite scroll)”