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Web Design Weekly #346

Facundo Corradini shares four core concepts that he believes, if taught correctly, would save us from 99% of CSS issues. Leonardo Maldonado reviews how we are managing state in React, understand why React Hooks are really a game-changer and learn to write our very first React Hook. Some wise words from Eric Bailey about the possible outcomes if we alter the browser experience and more. Enjoy!

Web Design Weekly #345

Rachel Andrew details the different types of browser support issues, and shows how CSS is evolving to make it easier to deal with them. Alan Smith takes a closer look at how build better component libraries with Styled System and lots more. Enjoy.

Web Design Weekly #344

Chris Coyier has put together a great blog post that captures the current state of peoples thinking and where we are heading. Ire Aderinokun explains in great detail what tree shaking is and how to go about setting it up. Test drive programming fonts online in your browser and so much more. Enjoy.

Web Design Weekly #343

Tim Kadlec shares his thoughts on whether performance really is a moral or ethical concern, or if that’s all heavy-handed exaggeration. Andy Bell writes about CSS positively to counter the falsities that are spread over the internet on a weekly basis. New ES2018 Features Every JavaScript Developer Should Know and lots more. Enjoy.

Web Design Weekly #342

Ire Aderinokun explains what the virtual DOM is, how it differs from the original DOM, and how it is used. The Log Rocket team take a comprehensive look back at front-end in 2018. Robin Rendle shares some thoughts about how he and his team go about auditing CSS and lots more. Enjoy!

Web Design Weekly #341

Ferdy Christant shares some thoughts on the current landscape of web browsers and what the future holds. WordPress 5.0 “Bebo” released. Product designer Jeff Smith shares insight, expert advice and actionable tips based on the design process at Facebook and more. Enjoy.

Web Design Weekly #340

The State of JavaScript 2018 results are out. Ire Aderinokun explains how you can utilise WebP in your sites today. React 16.x Roadmap and loads more. Enjoy.

Web Design Weekly #339

Google released a great resource for developers of all backgrounds to learn, create, and solve on the web. Harry Roberts does a rather large brain dump of all things relating to CSS and performance. Rachel Andrews shares a range of reasons why people use a third-party framework and the positive and negative things about doing so. Enjoy.

Web Design Weekly #338

Harry Roberts introduces three types of testing (Proactive, Reactive and Passive) and dives into how and when they should be carried out. Julian Gaviria takes a deep dive into server-side split testing. Jeff Wainwright dives into the wonderful world of Continuous Integration and lots more. Enjoy.

Web Design Weekly #337

Design in China is still relatively new and with that comes unique challenges and opportunities. In this great post, Tobias van Schneider interviews Guang Yu and Nod Young to enlighten us. Facebook recently rolled out a new feature, 3D Photos, or, as they call it in their JavaScript: 2.5D Photos and lots more. Enjoy.

Web Design Weekly #336

Dave Rupert shares some thoughts around the User Experience costs of third-party scripts. Canva product designer Iain Dowling explains how they use a systems-first approach to tackle design challenges in product delivery. Addy Osmani provides some great information on starting a performance budget and lots more. Enjoy.

Web Design Weekly #335

The Clearleft team share some great insights in how a correctly implemented design system can help large organisations improve their web experience for their customers. Jon Yablonski shares his thoughts on why every designer should learn the fundamentals of psychology and lots more. Enjoy.

Web Design Weekly #334

Tim Berners-Lee shares some wise words about why he has always believed the web is for everyone and why he is always fighting fiercely to protect it. A look into the steps your browser takes to convert HTML, CSS and JavaScript into a working website you can interact with. Create React App 2.0 has been released and lots more. Enjoy.

Web Design Weekly #333

Mat Marquis shines a light on one of the biggest challenges for website performance. Philip Walton dives a strategy he has dubbed “Idle Until Urgent” and loads more. Enjoy.

Web Design Weekly #332

The Chrome team highlight some of the major changes they have helped bring to the web in the last 10 years. Ethan Marcotte shares some strong thoughts about how we should be treating accessibility within our work and lots more. Enjoy.

Web Design Weekly #331

Kyle Peatt explains how the effort required to build a design system is tiny compared to the effort required to maintain it. lbino Tonnina raises some really good points around the challenges of keeping the UI consistent and cohesive within large app. Babel 7 released and loads more. Enjoy.

Web Design Weekly #330

Andrej Karpathy from the AI team at Tesla shares some thought provoking words around a fundamental shift in how we write software. Discover the open source projects your organization is using that need financial support. Ben Schwarz, the founder of Calibre takes a look into the new Chrome feature dubbed “Blink LazyLoad” and lots more. Enjoy.

Web Design Weekly #329

Addy Osmani covers some strategies you can use to deliver JavaScript efficiently while still giving users a valuable experience. Thomas Lombart passes on some knowledge on how to write maintainable CSS code and how to organise it. Generate beautiful mockups with Screely and lots more. Enjoy.

Web Design Weekly #328

Philip Walton goes into great detail about the new Page Lifecycle API. Philip Walton goes into great detail about the new Page Lifecycle API. Andrew Clark discusses React’s vision for how async rendering can improve data fetching, code delivery, prefetching, view transitions, and more. Enjoy.

Web Design Weekly #327

A brief history of how the GitHub Design Systems team grew, what they have been working on, and what’s next. Joanna Ngai has compiled a list of things to keep in mind as a designer working with data. Oliver Williams looks at augmenting HTML with components that have built-in functionality and styles. Enjoy.