It’s hard, if not impossible, to deny that performance is by far one of the most critical aspects of any decent web project, be it a small portfolio site, a mobile-first web app, right through to a full-scale e-commerce project. (csswizardry.com)
As an industry, we sell websites like paintings. Instead, we should be selling beautiful and easy access to content, agnostic of device, screen size or context. If you can get your client to believe in the sales process that you’ll do that for them, they won’t care what the site looks like. (danielmall.com)
Andrew Trice shares his knowledge, tools and workflow whilst developing PhoneGap apps. This is not a getting started guide, it’s more of an insight into the real deal. (tricedesigns.com)
This post by Rebecca Murphey was inspired by Laura Kalbag’s display:none post which did the rounds a couple of months ago. Rebecca touches on the “else if” and “return”. It’s a short but informative post. (rmurphey.com)
Tools / Resources
The Helsinki Device Lab is now open sourced on GitHub. Win! (github.com)
A beautifully re-designed site by the talented crew at LayerVault. View the source for some “booya” action! (layervault.com)
Addy Osmani’s dotJS presentation is full of kickarse tips and tricks. Addy discusses how to profile the performance of your app using the DevTools Timeline and heap profiler. He also touches on Sass Source Maps and more. (youtube.com)
A beautiful round up put together by the crew at MyFonts. (myfonts.com)
We’re looking for a life learner with a proven background in modern frameworks, fluency in infrastructure and system administration, and an understanding of external APIs. (thenounproject.com)
We’re always looking for passionate and driven developers who have a desire to define what’s possible with the web as a platform. (metalabdesign.com)
From The Blog
Last But Not Least…
When you load the page it will give you a URL to load on your phone. You can use your mobile phone as your steering/acceleration control and desktop to view. Websockets make for a fast & responsive experience. (stripenight.com)
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