Posts Tagged ‘javascript’

  1. 16 Jul, 2018

    CSS: A New Kind Of JavaScript

    Love how Heydon flips this all on its head.

  2. 11 Jun, 2018

    Vue.js or React ? Which you would chose and why?

    This response to the question “Vue.js or React” is interesting and thoughtful.

  3. 01 Jun, 2018

    React.js Introduction For People Who Know Just Enough jQuery To Get By

    Related to Sarah’s post about migrating from jQuery to Vue, there was a great post a while ago about migrating from jQuery to React.

  4. 01 Jun, 2018

    Replacing jQuery With Vue.js: No Build Step Necessary

    I absolutely love this article by Sarah Drasner about replacing jQuery with Vue.js. We need more articles like this. “Here’s how to replace the once-new hotness with the new hotness.” I’ve been neck-deep in React-land for a while, and I’m trying […]

  5. 29 May, 2018

    The Slow Death of Internet Explorer and the Future of Progressive Enhancement

    Regardless of how perfectly formed and well-written your code, sometimes things break through no fault of your own, even in modern browsers. If you’re not actively testing your site, bugs are more likely to reach your users, unbeknownst to you. […]

  6. 23 May, 2018

    My Struggle with Testing Code – daverupert.com

    I know that unit testing logic and functional/integration testing DOM manipulation is different. But again, there’s a gulf in my mind between expect(page.title).toBe(‘hello world’) and “Make sure this doesn’t fuck up when resizing Internet Explorer 10 between 720px and 800px.” Source: My […]

  7. 22 May, 2018

    Shop Talk Show: CSS in JS Edition

    Chris and Dave weigh in on some of the hot drama that happened after I tweeted a joke about CSS-in-JS.  Before I did that, I also hastily linked to a podcast where wrote a few quick thoughts about some of […]

  8. 18 May, 2018

    Learning React: Is This ES6 or React?

    I posted about my struggle to learn React, and I talked about how ES6 and React travel together, and it’s hard to untangle things. This post does a good job of dividing what convention belongs to React and what belongs […]

  9. 06 May, 2018

    What’s wrong with CSS-in-JS?

    I have yet to dive deep into CSS-in-JS, but I’ll admit I’m skeptical. This podcast by Chris Ferdinandi lays out a lot of the reasons why I’m a bit apprehensive. Three other observations I’ve noticed as I encounter CSS-in-JS in […]

  10. 16 Apr, 2018

    Scroll to the Future

    Everything you always wanted to know about implementing scrolling but were afraid to ask. We have scrolled to the bottom of modern web specifications to take you on a whirlwind tour of latest CSS and JavaScript features that make navigating around a single page smooth, beautiful and less resource-hungry. This is a […]

  11. 07 Oct, 2017

    Tabbed Interfaces

    Fantastic deep dive into writing accessible tabs & accordions from Heydon Pickering. This is something I’ve always struggled with, so this detailed post certainly helps.

  12. 01 Jun, 2017

    Embarking on Learning React

    I love this post from Bruce. It’s an acknowledgement that things change, and in order to help others avoid the mistakes of the past you have to know which tools the industry is presently reaching for. I’m also currently in […]

  13. 23 Mar, 2017

    Modern JavaScript for Ancient Web Developers

    Gina Trapani wrote a fantastic post about diving into the modern JavaScript world after not paying attention to JavaScript for a long time. While I’m not as skilled as her when it comes to backend development, my background is more in […]

  14. 12 Jan, 2016

    Frontend Guidelines Questions

    The frontend considerations of an organization are many. We’re overwhelmed by tools, processes, workflows, styles, opinions, and ever-changing best practices. In order for frontend teams to create cohesive, consistent work, it’s important for organizations to establish some guidelines for how […]

  15. 10 Feb, 2013

    REMux: An Experimental Approach to Responsive Web Design

    This is a novel (and bizarre) approach to responsive layouts. Instead of using percentages, it uses rem units. Here’s an example of it in action. I’m not a fan of relying so heavy on Javascript to handle layout, and I’m […]

  16. 10 Nov, 2011

    Fixed Positioning in Mobile Browsers

    Fixed positioned elements (typically headers or footers) are extremely common conventions for native mobile platforms, so naturally fixed elements found their way into mobile browsers. Web designers are used to fixing elements to the window using CSS’s position: fixed, however, […]