A great insight by Nicolas Gallagher into some of the benefits of using tools like Rework to help manipulate CSS during development. (nicolasgallagher.com)
Gist is an inline slab serif that features a retro yet modern vibe. With 20 weights and loads of OpenType features it comes primed with the tools to work on just about any project. For a limited time only, you can nab all 20 Gist fonts for just $14! See the previews (mightydeals.com)
One of the main takeaways Tim Kadlec discusses in this post is that the toughest problems to be solved aren’t related to technology. The toughest problems are related to people, process, workflow and politics within organisations. (timkadlec.com)
A look into how Facebook achieved the roll out of their “Look Back” feature in less than a month. (facebook.com)
Matt Quinn takes a look into the process of moving from PHP to Node.JS for front-end server side code. (medium.com)
The revival of the picture element—the responsive images proposal that has seen the most support from the developer community—is exciting news, but there are still some outstanding questions about how the element will really work. (alistapart.com)
Tools / Resources
CodePen is a code editor for HTML, CSS, and JS in the browser. Use it to build demos to show off your work, figure out a bug, or learn. CodePen PRO unlocks the full power of CodePen, allowing for uploading assets and powerful collaboration tools, and more. (codepen.com)
Grab a beverage of your choice and get ready to learn some pretty awesome performance tips in this short video. (youtube.com)
This tutorial by Val Head covers applying multiple animations to one element one right after the other using delays, as well as applying more than one animation to an element, at the same time. Plus tips on how to organise your keyframes when using more than one animation at once. (valhead.com)
Some really great thoughts by Pasquale D’Silva on why we should be borrowing concepts from game & animation tools, to make interfaces. (medium.com)
If you are a young developer confused as to what path you should take, this post by Andy Budd is definitely worth a read. (andybudd.com)
Last But Not Least…
A fun little game to help you learn about CSS selectors. (github.io)
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