Layout on the web is certainly an extremely time consuming process and the most outdated. Floats and such still don’t cut it.
At it’s core, Grid Style Sheets (GSS) reimagines CSS layout and harnesses the Cassowary Constraint Solver – the same algorithm Apple uses to compute native layout. OK sounds good, but is it a pre-processor? Well… no not exactly.
For the last few months, several members of the Wordpress core team, Mat Marquis of the RICG, and I have been hard at work building a Wordpress plugin. While this may not initially sound like very exciting news, the purpose of the plugin is to bring responsive images to the Wordpress platform, with absolutely no effort needed by the user.
Daniel Mall took the time to explain how make a performance budget. Jake Archibald released a great offline-first resource. Jeremy Keith adds his thoughts about the current state of Web Components and so much more. Enjoy.
Matt Gaunt wrote a great introduction to Service Worker. Ethan Marcott’s new Responsive Web Design book was released. Drew McLellan dived into what is takes to build a website on the 24 Ways blog. Osvaldas Vaults reminds us about way to use currentColor and loads more. Enjoy!
As developers we are constantly exploring, pushing our knowledge, questioning what we are crafting and all too often confused as hell.
Harry Roberts is back to his best with a great post about the best time to use @extend when authoring Sass. Alexey Migutsky blogged about his last 2 years with Angular. Paul Ford looked at the history of HTML5 and the W3C. Jonas Downey explores the idea of writing-first design and so much more. Enjoy.