A thought provoking post by Tim Kadlec that highlights some interesting points about tools and why and when we should move to another or just stick it out and learn the inner workings of them. This post is a great segway into the post below. (timkadlec.com)
Jamie Knight reveals the techniques the BBC uses to speed up its site and help users flow from one page to the next. (medium.com)
If you are keen to get into the nitty gritty of web front optimization this post by Ilya Grigorik is just for you. It’s pretty epic and offers loads of good tips. (developers.google.com)
Joren Van Hee explains how to make a flex item behave like it has two flex grow values without the use of media queries. (joren.co)
Tools / Resources
The smart team at Walmart Labs has open sourced the React + Node-based platform that powers the main Walmart site. It focuses on performance, component reusability and simple deployment. Looks pretty good. (electrode.io)
Can’t really say I have paid close attention to the mobile frameworks landscape but this post is a good overview of what is currently trending. (agingcoder.com)
7 videos put together by Rachel Andrew that look into how Grid Layout works and some of its features. (gridbyexample.com)
David Den Toom explains in a clear and concise manner how to setup lazy loading in Angular 2 using Webpack. (medium.com)
A small project that mimics command line spinners and brings them to the web. (tawian.io)
If you are interested in solving complex problems in an antiquated industry with cutting-edge design solutions, work with designers, product managers and engineers to build the future of global trade, we want to hear from you today. (flexport.com)
Are you passionate about design and web technologies? Are you constantly striving to stay current with the latest industry best practices? Are you able to switch easily between visual design and front-end development? Do you think deeply about your CSS class names? If so, please reach out. (wildbit.com)
Last but not least…
A mind boggling site that is executed extremely well. It also uses some pretty hot tech like Service Workers, Web Push and can work offline. (paperplanes.world)
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