Web Design Weekly #344

February 04, 2019 - Jake Bresnehan


Paying tribute to the web with View Source

The web is just a marvel of a platform. So unique. So empowering. It’s easy to just fall into the trap of “what can the web do for me, for my business, for my customers”. Some times it’s worth taking a step back and ask yourself: What can I do for the web? (signalvnoise.com)

The “Bug-O” Notation (overreacted.io)


The Great Divide

Based on lots of written developer sentiments, interviews and in-person discussions, Chris Coyier has put together a great blog post that captures the current state of peoples thinking and where we are heading. (css-tricks.com)

How LinkedIn Uses Data to Improve Video Performance

A look into the various data points collected during video playback and how that are leveraged to drive powerful improvements in video performance. (engineering.linkedin.com)

What is tree shaking and how does it work?

Tree shaking is a method of optimising code bundles by eliminating any code from the final file that isn’t actually being used. Ire Aderinokun explains in great detail. (bitsofco.de)

Functional Programming Fundamentals

In this post, Matthew Gerstman covers the fundamentals of Functional Programming and how they apply to modern JavaScript. (matthewgerstman.com)

Tools / Resources

Lighthouse Bot

A repository containing the frontend and backend for running Lighthouse in CI and integration with Github Pull Requests. (github.com)

Programming Fonts

Test drive programming fonts online in your browser. (programmingfonts.org)

Color – A tool for exploring and creating color palettes (cloudflare.design)

How to use web fonts in CSS (blog.logrocket.com)

Kirby CMS 3.0 (getkirby.com)


Tips for Work Life Balance (syntax.fm)

My Grid Layout (kizu.ru)


React Engineer at Unsplash

The web engineering team is responsible for all things unsplash. We use modern and well-supported tools to build the best possible version of our product and we need help. (unsplash.com)

Senior Front-End Dev/Designer at Lucid

We’re looking for an experienced frontend developer with expertise in Liquid and an eye for design. This would be an ideal fit for someone with 5+ years of professional experience and 2+ years of Shopify/Liquid experience. (lucid.nz)

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Last but not least…

Google Takes Its First Steps Toward Killing the URL (wired.com)