Abstracting infrastructure is in our DNA. Roads, schools, water supply networks—you get the idea. Web development is no exception: serverless architectures are a beautiful expression of that phenomenon. Static sites, in particular, are turning into dynamic, rich experiences.
Practical advice from Mike Riethmuller:
Say you have a really long word within some text inside an element that isn’t wide enough to hold it. A common cause of that is a long URL finding it’s way into copy. What happens? It depends on the CSS. How that CSS is controlling the layout and what the CSS is telling the text to do.… Read article “Where Lines Break is Complicated. Here’s all the Related CSS and HTML.”
The line-clamp property truncates text at a specific number of lines.
The team at Kapwing has collected a lot of images from the Internet Archive’s Wayback Machine and presented a history of how the homepage of popular websites like Google and the New York Times have changed over time. It’s super interesting.
… focus styles can often be undesirable when they are applied as a result of a mouse/pointer interaction. A classic example of this are buttons which trigger a particular action on a page, such as advancing a carousel. While it is important that a keyboard user is able to see when their focus
Ryan Singer writes about project and time management issues that I’ve been experiencing lately. He describes two states of every project: uncertainty and certainty, or “figuring things out” and “making it happen.”
I live in Bend, Oregon. I woke up with the dumbest idea ever that there should be a little food truck map website and it should be called Vend, Oregon. It’s not my finest idea, but hey, I’m full of those. Fortunately, we don’t have to spend all day on this.… Read article “Going From Dumb Little Idea to Real Website in Like 10 Minutes”
I record quite a few short little videos. Sometimes for use demonstrating bugs or weirdnesses. Sometimes right here for the blog. A lot of times for Instagram or other social media.