The whole idea of competing with native apps seems pretty daft to me, too. The web gives us so much for free that app developers could only dream of, like URLs and the ability to publish to the entire world for free,
A spreadsheet has always been a strong (if fairly literal) analogy for a database. A database has tables, which is like a single spreadsheet. Imagine a spreadsheet for tracking RSVPs for a wedding. Across the top, column titles like First Name, Last Name, Address, and Attending?. Those titles are also columns in a database table. Then each person in that spreadsheet is literally a row, and that’s also a row in a database table (or an entry, item, or … Read article “The Whole Spreadsheets as Databases Thing is Pretty Cool”
I tried this on version 17 of this site, and it was the second most-hated thing, aside from the beefy scrollbar. I haven’t changed the scrollbar. I like it. I’m a big user of scrollbars and making it … Read article “Downsides of Smooth Scrolling”
For the 30th anniversary of the web, CERN brought nine web nerds together to recreate the very first web browser — Or a working replication of it anyway, as you use it from your web browser, inception style.
The unfortunate truth is that this happens all too often in front-end development, but it’s really no one person’s … Read article “Deliver your best work with the help of monday.com”
This is especially interesting since it comes at a
I love coming across little overlooked CSS gems, like the gradien (grad) and turn (turn) units that Ken Bellows uncovers in his post explaining them. I don’t know, maybe y’all are already aware of them, but they’re certainly new to me.
There are lots of interesting hints here about the future of Firefox DevTools, too. For example, tighter integrations with MDN and, as Nicolas mentions in that post, … Read article “Firefox DevTools WebConsole 2018 retrospective”