My dream is to help awesome people do awesome shit. Nothing else gets me more stoked out of my mind than that. I get goosebumps thinking about how much the web has changed and how we can continue to shape it just by writing code and sharing our experiences.
A very positive and inspiring piece by Mark.
The super talented Ben Schwarz just pulled the curtains back on his latest project – Calibre. Rik Cabanier gives a lowdown on a number of new 2D Canvas features. Andrew Clarke covers four lessons that can help us do what we do better. Brian Rinaldi discusses ways to avoid getting overwhelmed by all the new shiny tools, libraries and frameworks. Brian Cooksey released a great course on APIs and so much more. Enjoy!
This article is not about whether you should or shouldn’t use a Sass grid. It’s about showcasing a few options that are worth investigating if you do decide to go down that path.
The amount of grid systems out in the wild is quite outstanding. Some are super light weight and some are bloated nightmares. With so much choice it’s really hard to decided which one is right and is something that shouldn’t be taken lightly.
Rich Tibbet breaks down and explains virtual reality in the browser. Ben Frain explains why the latest implementation of Flexbox is slower than CSS table layout. Harry Roberts looks at ways to name UI components in OOCSS. Flipboard blogged about their layout engine – Duplo. Nicholas Zakas released the beginning of his “Understanding ECMAScript 6″ book and so much more. Enjoy!
Working with a fast internet connection on a day-to-day basis is a real privilege. it’s easy to forget that others are less fortunate.
With a recent vacation to “slow internet land” this really hit home. So much so, once being back in “fast internet land” I explored the different ways to throttle bandwidth for testing.
After a little research, here are few different methods that I discovered.
With so many tools being released every week it sure is easy to be overwhelmed. The main takeaway from this great post by Addy is to “keep it simple for as long as possible”. I couldn’t agree more.
Nicolas Gallagher blogged about the benefits of using custom CSS processing. Tim Kadlec discussed why Responsive Web Design looks like Responsive Web Design. Matt Quinn looks into the processes of moving from PHP to Node.JS. Val Head dives into modular CSS animations and loads more. Enjoy!
In someway or another we are exposed to CSS on a daily basis. Either by tinkering with some code, reading a technical blog post or just viewing the source files of a site.
Over the years CSS has really evolved and I thought it might be a good time to stop and take a look at some of the key players in our industry. The ones that are helping shape the direction.
Did you know that you can build your own CSS preprocessor with Node.js libraries? They can be used alongside established preprocessors like Sass, and are useful for defining tasks beyond preprocessing.
A great insight into some of the benefits of using tools like Rework to help manipulate CSS during development.
Trent Walton passes on some great thoughts about how we should be considering maximum reach even if out final results are a little underwhelming. Sass 3.3 dropped. Chris Coyier blogged about a cool icon system with SVG sprites. Hugo Giraudel explores error handling in Sass. TJ VanToll looks at jQuery on mobile devices. Enjoy.