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Investigate whether a zero-runtime CSS-in-JS library can work for your project. Sometimes we tend to prefer writing CSS in JS for the DX (developer experience) it offers, without a need to have access to an extended JS API. If you app doesn’t need support for theming and doesn’t make heavy and complex use of the css prop,
Of all the tech-focused year-in-review posts I read, Guillermo Rauch’s is my favorite. There is a lot in there, jumping from topics like modern architectures, high-fiving specific apps, and philosophical movements.
Netlify is a sponsor of this site (thank you very much), and I see Zach Leatherman has gone to work over there now. Very cool. Zach is the creator of Eleventy, an SSG for Node. One thing of the many notable things about Eleventy is that you don’t even have to install it if you don’t want to. Lemme set the stage.… Read article “Possibly The Easiest Way to Run an SSG”
It’s cool to see progressive enhancement being done even while using the fanciest of the fancy front-end technologies.
There are some new features in CSS that can assist us with building layouts for different directions and languages with ease. This article is about CSS logical properties and values (e.g. margin-inline-start). These are a W3C working draft that still going under heavy editing, but have shipped in many browsers. I want to talk about this because I’ve been using these properties for a little while and have seen a significant boost to my workflow after switching to them.… Read article “Building Multi-Directional Layouts”
I love stuff like this.
I would have probably looked at MDN, where some quick querySelectorAll handiwork in the console yields a … Read article “How many CSS properties are there?”
One of the many (many) useful things that Jetpack does is give you extra-fancy custom blocks in the WordPress block (AKA Gutenberg) editor: a slideshow, business hours, contact info, GIF, Mailchimp, Map, Markdown, Pinterest, Star Rating, Recurring Payments Button, Repeat Visitor, Simple Payments Button, Tiled Gallery. All of those sound useful to me, especially to use within totally arbitrary content wherever I want them.… Read article “Jetpack Slideshow Block”
My point was (and still is) that front-end development is more … Read article “A Recap of Frontend Development in 2019”