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One code snippet that caught my eye was a simple way to design a component that renders different HTML depending on the screen size.… Read article “A Web Component with Different HTML for Desktop and Mobile”
I saw a video posted on Twitter from Channel 5 News in the UK (I have no idea what the credibility of them is, it’s an ocean away from me) with anchor Claudia Liza asking Glen Turner and Kristina Barrick questions about website accessibility.
The word “microbrowser” clearly got my attention. Never heard that before. Colin Bendell defines them as the little parts of other software that do HTTP requests to a URL to generate a preview. Like the little URL preview in iOS messages, WhatsApp, or Slack.
Someone emailed me:
Here’s a couple of lessons I’ve learned about how not to build React components. These are things I’ve come across over the past couple of months and thought they might be of interest to you if you’re working on a design system, especially one with a bunch of legacy technical decisions and a lot of tech debt under the hood.… Read article “Two Lessons I Learned From Making React Components”
I don’t see image sprites used that much anymore, but it’s still a good technique for reducing downloaded decorative image assets when you have multiple on a page. The big idea is combining all the graphics into one and then shifting around the size and background-position to reveal one at a time.
However! The other exciting part of this update is that content can now be nudged down based on the … Read article “Auto Layout lands in Figma”
Let’s say you visit an e-commerce site because you want to buy the latest banana peeler model. Bananas are hard enough to peel, right? Only a tool will do!
I’ve been using CSS as a web developer since CSS became something we could actually use. My first websites were built using tags and
s for layout. I remember arguments about whether this whole CSS thing was a good idea at all. I was quickly convinced, mostly due to the ability to easily change the font on an entire site in one place. Managing common styles was so useful at a time when most websites were just a … Read article “Teaching CSS”