I’m sure we can safely say at the time of this writing and going forward that we as developers no longer care to maintain let alone write prefixes and polyfills in our code. The task is time consuming, messy and hard to maintain over time.
Currently we have tools like autoprefixer and -prefix-free that let us write CSS properties without the hassle of remembering what prefix we’re using for each property.
Writing and designing a blog can be the greatest thing since sliced cheese, but what happens when you’re no longer happy with your current platform? How does one take what they already have and transport it to something completely different? In this post we’ll take a look at the top ways you as a blogger/CMS user can move from one system to another without breaking a cold sweat.
Of late Chris Coyier has been devoting lots of energy to SVG. In this post on CSS-Tricks he does a massive brain dump about all things SVG.
Over the last few years there has been some major advancements in the tooling we use on a day-to-day basis but one feature that really took things to the next level was the introduction to CSS source maps.
Ben Edwards looking into the history and ways to author critical css above-the-fold. Harry Roberts looks at two ways of safely hacking your specificity up or down in CSS. Maxim Shirshin gives an overview of the BEM methodology. HTML5 DevConf videos have been released and so much more. Enjoy.
There are so many ways to begin to understand how a website is built it’s easy to get overwhelmed. One way I would recommend is utilising the developer tools that are built into the browser.
During the last few years I have found myself dealing with largish codebases on various projects. During that time I have continued to assess the tools and techniques used to make it as easy as possible. This post explores ways to make developing on large CSS codebases more enjoyable.
A super awesome Shoptalk episode with Rob Dodson talking all about Polymer and Web Components.
Web Components are a pretty hot topic in front end web development and this episode helps clarify what they are all about, why Google and others are investing heavily in the development and how you can begin getting your hands dirty and start developing your own components today.
Tim Kadlec talks about how the “responsive design is bad for performance” myth can actually be really good for performance. Sara Soueidan goes over the clipping techniques in both CSS and SVG. Sophie Shepherd has some nice ammunition for your next conversation about “The Fold”. Jonathan Snook looks at ways to organise our CSS and Tim Evko looks into Front End Security.