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The "Developer Experience" Bait-and-Switch | Infrequently Noted
JavaScript is the web’s CO2. We need some of it, but too much puts the entire ecosystem at risk. Those who emit the most are furthest from suffering the consequences — until the ecosystem collapses. The web will not succeed in the markets and form-factors where computing is headed unless we get JS emissions under control.
javascript  webperf  performance  by:alexrussell  frontend  progressiveenhancement 
september 2018 by dirtystylus
Building a webic community
The front-end skill set is not discrete, where you only do one thing. Neither is it a spectrum, where you do several things that are adjacent to each other. It’s more like a Jackson Pollock painting (during his drip period), sprawling and all over the place.
webdesign  html  css  programming  frontend 
january 2018 by dirtystylus
The invisible parts of CSS · MadebyMike
I doubt many developers could describe in simple terms what setting display: block actually does. At best you probably have an intuitive understanding of how properties like this work. That’s ok, you can have a pretty good wrangle of CSS without understanding the underlying principles. Although, this might be knowing the solution without necessarily understanding the problem.
css  history  frontend  webdesign  webdev 
april 2017 by dirtystylus

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