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Web Design Weekly #352

Addy Osmani looks at the new loading attribute which brings native img and iframe lazy-loading to the web. Sergey Ryzhov shares what he learnt by using useReducer/useContext in his React application. Figma has a fresh coat of paint and loads more. Enjoy.

Web Design Weekly #351

Chris Coyier has put together a meandering waltz through what other people have to say about simplicity. Peter-Paul Koch explains CSS scope for JavaScript developers. Ana Tudor shares some awesome CSS trickery on how to visually blur the border of an element and lots more. Enjoy.

Web Design Weekly #350

Kurt Varner offers some transparency and advice based on his own experience being an interviewer and hiring manager at Dropbox. Jake Archibald compares the performance of 10 recently updated Formula One (the motor-racing sport) sites. Caleb Williams discuss why Web Components are a great tool to deliver high-quality user experiences without complicated frameworks or build steps and that don’t run the risk of becoming obsolete. Plus lots more. Enjoy.

Web Design Weekly #349

Developers revive first Web browser. Tyler McGinnis starts from scratch and slowly builds a server side React app while breaking down some of the complexity as he goes. A solid caching strategy to help make all the difference for your visitors and lots more. Enjoy.

Web Design Weekly #348

A look into using custom React Hooks to build forms that require half the code to write, are reusable, and are much easier to read. Learn how to make Google Fonts load quicker. Cheatsheet for React users using TypeScript and lots more. Enjoy.

Web Design Weekly #347

Alex Panagis shares what’s in store for the future of WordPress in 2019. Chris Coyier explains how the @supports query works and provides a large selection of use cases so you can understand it with ease. A small checklist to help make your React site more performant and more. Enjoy.

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.