When a component lives in an environment where the data queries populating it live nearby, there is a pretty direct line between the visual component and the database where that exact content lives. That is opening up doors to site editing experiences that travel that line. We’re starting to see CMSs that directly leverage that.… Read article “Component-Level CMSs”
Pavithra Kodmad asked people for recommendations on what they thought were some of the most timeless articles about web development that have changed their perspective in some way. Fun! I’m gonna scour the thread and link up my favorites (that are actually articles, although not all of them are super directly related to web dev).… Read article “Timeless Web Dev Articles”
Congrats to Chris Enns, our podcast editor on ShopTalk and CodePen Radio, for landing a really cool new podcast to edit: Business Dad. It’s Alexis Ohanian, the co-founder of Reddit, talking to dads. The first episode is with Hasan Minhaj(!)
Our own Robin Rendle:
There are so, so, so (so) many things to read out there on the internet. So many, in fact, that it’s difficult to keep up with everything.
Should I use WordPress or React hooks?
Should I use D3 or CSS?
Should I use Markdown or JSON?
Can I use flexbox in Gatsby?
Can I use custom properties in Jekyll?
Should I use HTML or the cloud?
How do I add dark mode to my Vue site?
I recently accepted a teaching position at a local college here in SoCal where I’ll be spouting off whatever I know (or more likely don’t know!) about HTML and CSS. It’s suffice to say I was all ears (well, actually eyes) when Rachel Andrew recently published a post on teaching CSS.
That seems true with just about any platform, especially those that rely on a set of templates. If you were to jump from one site ot another on the same platform, you can see the … Read article “WordPress.com: One CMS, Infinite Possibilities”
I have to admit, I’m a developer who hasn’t built a website. When I first read Chris’s question, I sat in silence for at least a minute. Which technical topic did I want to discuss? A new library, programming language or best practice? Nothing, in particular, came to mind. Is that because I’m a new developer?