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Articles and books, tips and tricks, craft and beauty from the world of frontend development. (Stay up-to-date on all topics by RSS feed or on Mastodon.)

  1. Best Practices for Naming Design Tokens, Components, Variables, and More · · , , ,
  2. Modern CSS Layouts: You Might Not Need a Framework for That · · , ,
  3. Popover Element Entry and Exit Animations in a Few Lines of CSS · · , ,
  4. Angular v18 Is Now Available! · · ,
  5. Webmentions in Astro (for Blog Posts) · · ,
  6. Danger! Preventing Zoom from Changing Text Size · · ,
  7. When Should We Use Components and When Should We Just Use HTML? · · , ,
  8. A Primer on JavaScript Proxies · · ,
  9. CSS Specificity for WordPress 6.6 · · , , ,
  10. Test-Driving HTML Templates · · , , , ,
  11. Growth or Scale? · · ,
  12. Crafting Seamless User Experiences: A UX-Driven Approach to Log Monitoring and Observability · · , ,
  13. UI Density · · , ,
  14. “<style>”: Inline Optimizations for the Bold · · , , ,
  15. Process · ·
  16. Web Content Has a Maintenance Problem · · , , , ,
  17. Cloning Queries in Laravel · · ,
  18. The Future of 11ty · · , ,
  19. On Compliance vs. Readability: Generating Text Colors With CSS · · , , , , ,
  20. Weighing in on CSS Masonry · · ,
  21. Visual Design: Glossary · · ,
  22. CSS Container Queries in Practice · · , ,
  23. What’s New in Angular · · ,
  24. Beyond CSS Media Queries · · , , , ,
  25. The WCAG 3 Working Draft Update Is Ready for Your Review · · , ,
  26. What’s New in the Web · · ,
  27. CSS3? Pfff—Get Ready for CSS6! · · ,
  28. New Field Insights for Debugging INP · · , ,
  29. Automate Browser Testing With Tools and Best Practices from Chrome · · , , , , , , ,
  30. Merging Remix and React Router · · , ,
  31. Transforming the Relationship Between Designers and Developers · · , ,
  32. React Compiler · · ,
  33. Prefetching When Server Loading Won’t Do · · , , ,
  34. JavaScript Security: Simple Practices to Secure Your Frontend · · , , ,
  35. 10 Updates from Google I/O 2024: Unlocking the Power of AI for Every Web Developer · · , ,
  36. New in Chrome 125 · · , , ,
  37. State of HTML 2023 · · ,
  38. The Great Tech and People Hypocrisy · · ,
  39. Why Designers Aren’t Understood · · , , ,
  40. The CSS Stepped Value Math Functions Are Now in Baseline 2024 · · , , , , , ,
  41. Web Platform Status · · , , , ,
  42. Stop Moving Fast and Breaking Everything · · , ,
  43. How I Made My GitHub Profile README Dynamic · · ,
  44. JavaScript Objects—Complete Guide · · , ,
  45. The Times You Need a Custom “@ property” Instead of a CSS Variable · · , , ,
  46. WebKit Features in Safari 17.5 · · , , , ,
  47. Intopia’s WCAG 2.2 Maps · · , ,
  48. RSS Is Good, Isn’t It?! · · ,
  49. Software Engineering Principles Every Frontend Developer Should Know · · , ,
  50. All I Want for GAAD · · , ,
  51. Best Intention Barriers (ARIA Edition) · · , ,
  52. Digital Inaccessibility: Blind and Low-Vision People Have Powerful Technology but Still Face Barriers to the Digital World · ·
  53. Design Taste vs. Technical Skills in the Era of AI · · , , ,
  54. Make Your Figma Components Work Harder · · , ,
  55. Manifesto for a Humane Web · · , , , , , ,
  56. The Modern Guide for Making CSS Shapes · · , , ,
  57. Build Your Own React.js in 400 Lines of Code · · , ,
  58. Typography Terms: Glossary · · ,
  59. How to Document Your JavaScript Package · · , , , , ,
  60. 17 Best Developer Productivity Tools to Try · · , ,
  61. Simple Implemention to Understand “worker_threads” in Node.js · · , ,
  62. Release Notes for Safari Technology Preview 194 · · , , ,
  63. 37 Tips from a Senior Frontend Developer · · , , , ,
  64. Five Basic Things About JavaScript That Will Help Non JavaScript-Focused Web Designers · · , ,
  65. Upgrade Your HTML V · · , , , ,
  66. Websites Are Not Books · · ,
  67. What Is UX (Not)? · · , ,
  68. Why Use Web Components over Traditional DOM Manipulation? · · ,
  69. Let’s Build a Web Scraper in PHP and Python · · , ,
  70. “Slop” Is the New Name for Unwanted AI-Generated Content · · ,
  71. Level-Setting Heading Levels · · , , , ,
  72. Evidence-Based Management Guide, 2024—What’s New? · · , , , , ,
  73. How We’re Building More Inclusive and Accessible Components at GitHub · · , , , ,
  74. Introducing the Gulp Developer Survey · · ,
  75. Javascript “var”, “let”, and “const” Explained · ·
  76. Modern WordPress—Yikes! · · ,
  77. Why Patching Globals Is Harmful · · ,
  78. Focus vs. Accessibility Focus · · , ,
  79. The Carcinization of Web Frameworks · · , , , , ,
  80. Transparent Borders · · , , ,
  81. A Brief Note on Highlighted Text · · , , , ,
  82. Inclusive Digital Experiences: Redesign Strategies for Addressing Diverse Abilities and Accessibility Challenges II · · , , ,
  83. Mastering User-Centered Design, With 5 Advanced Tips · · , , , ,
  84. Using Simple Tools as a Radical Act of Independence · · , ,
  85. Using the Popover API for HTML Tooltips · · , ,
  86. What’s New in Node.js v22 · · ,
  87. An Introduction to the European Accessibility Act (EAA) · · , ,
  88. Errors Aren’t All Bad · ·
  89. Misconceptions About CSS Specificity · · ,
  90. Securing Client-Side JavaScript · · , ,
  91. The 7 Most Useful Web Design and Web Development Glossaries · · , ,
  92. 5 Node Version Managers Compared—Which Is Right for You? · · , , ,
  93. A to Z of Assistive Technology for Reading Digital Text · · , , , ,
  94. Shades of Grey With “color-mix()” · · , ,
  95. At Some Point, JavaScript Got Good · · ,
  96. The Value of Open Source in Furthering Accessibility Goals · · , ,
  97. WCAG After Quarter of a Century—We Still Need More Awareness · · , ,
  98. Content Standards in Design Systems · · , ,
  99. How Slack Automates Deploys · · , ,
  100. Poor Express Authentication Patterns in Node.js and How to Avoid Them · · , , ,
  101. So I Got Fired · ·
  102. Quick-and-Dirty Accessibility · · ,
  103. Combining CSS “:has()” and HTML “<select>” for Greater Conditional Styling · · , , ,
  104. Frontend Development on Frontend Dogma, April 2024 AI Summary · · ,
  105. How to Archive Your Design System Effectively · · , ,
  106. The Vue Ecosystem in 2024 · · , , ,
  107. Web Components from Early 2024 · · ,
  108. Web Development Trends We Will See in 2024 · ·
  109. Will the CSS Scope Feature Replace Angular’s View Encapsulation? · · , ,
  110. 3 Methods to Elevate Your Writing With Visual Content · · , ,
  111. If View Transitions and Scroll-Driven Animations Had a Baby… · · , , ,
  112. Introduction to htmx · · ,
  113. A React Developer’s Guide to Learning Solid.js · · , , ,
  114. Cookie Permissions: 6 Design Guidelines · · , , , , ,
  115. Demystifying React’s Types: Ref Types · ·
  116. How to Create Content in WordPress With AI · · , ,
  117. Ryan Dahl: From Node.js and Deno to the “Modern” JSR Registry · · , , ,
  118. The Evolution of Figma’s Mobile Engine: Compiling Away Our Custom Programming Language · · , , , ,
  119. Understanding What Drupal Editors and Authors Need · ·
  120. Using AI to Predict Design Trends · · , ,
  121. When to Use Bun Instead of Node.js · · , ,
  122. Why Are My Live Regions Not Working? · · , ,
  123. Should We Rely on Browser Detection? · · ,
  124. An Alternative Proposal for CSS Masonry · · , ,
  125. Handling the Indentation of a Treeview Component · ·
  126. I Reviewed 1,000s of Opinions on htmx · ·
  127. Popover API Is Here · · , ,
  128. Pretty Much Every Website Uses the Wrong Font Size… · · ,
  129. Use Both Ratings Average and Number of Ratings When Sorting by User Ratings · · , ,
  130. Web Accessibility in the 2024 [U.S.] Presidential Campaigns · · ,
  131. Composability in Design Systems · · , ,
  132. CSS Inheritance · · ,
  133. Deprecating Support for “-ms-high-contrast” and “-ms-high-contrast-adjust” · · , , ,
  134. How to Design Accessible Forms in 10 Steps · · , , ,
  135. My Approach to HTML Web Components · · ,
  136. New to the Web Platform in April · · , , , , , , , ,
  137. WebAssembly Performance Patterns for Web Apps · · , ,
  138. What Is Vite (and Why Is It So Popular)? · ·
  139. Superior Range Syntax · · ,
  140. Accessibility Evolution of Organizations · · , ,
  141. No, I Don’t Want to Fill out Your Contact Form · · ,
  142. The Polish Paradox · · , ,
  143. Top 50 System Design Interview Questions for 2024 · · , ,
  144. Basic Algorithms · · , ,
  145. Ditch Dotenv: Node.js Now Natively Supports .env File Loading · · , ,
  146. Optimizing INP: A Deep Dive · · , , , , , , , ,
  147. Passkeys: A Shattered Dream · · , ,
  148. The Picture-Superiority Effect: Harness the Power of Visuals · · , ,
  149. What Do Developers Want from AI? · · , ,
  150. Design Deja Vu · · , , , ,
  151. Conducting Accessibility Research in an Inaccessible Ecosystem · · , , ,
  152. Maintaining a Design System in Figma · · , ,
  153. Popover API Lands in Baseline · · , , , , ,
  154. The HTML, CSS, and SVG for a Classic Search Form · · , , , ,
  155. The Rise of Large-Language-Model Optimization · · ,
  156. HTML Attributes vs. DOM Properties · · , ,
  157. The Problem With “new URL()”, and How “URL.parse()” Fixes That · · ,
  158. Node.js 22 Available Now · · ,
  159. JSR Is Not Another Package Manager · · ,
  160. How to Escape JavaScript for a Script Tag · · , , ,
  161. Printing Music With CSS Grid · · ,
  162. The New “!important” · · ,
  163. The Perfect Site Doesn’t Exist · · , ,
  164. Why Don’t We Talk About Minifying CSS Anymore? · · , ,
  165. Write Better CSS With Modern CSS · · , , ,
  166. Celebrate JavaScript Naked Day Every Year on April 24 · · , , ,
  167. Node.js Next 10 Survey—2024 · · ,
  168. F-Shape Pattern and How Users Read · · ,
  169. The Front End Developer/Engineer Handbook 2024 · · , , , , ,
  170. Comparing Full Stack and Headless CMS Platforms · · , , ,
  171. The First Framework That Lets You Visualize Your React/Node.js App · · , ,
  172. Hello Bun: How Sveld Now Deploys 2× Faster on GitHub and Render · · , , ,
  173. Adding ESLint and Auto-Fixing an Existing TypeScript Project · · , , ,
  174. Creating Fluid Typography With the CSS “clamp()” Function · · , ,
  175. Update on the Plan for Phase-Out of Third-Party Cookies on Chrome · · , , , ,
  176. How the Meaning of Colour Varies per Culture · · ,
  177. Images as the First Thing in a Button or Link · · , , , ,
  178. Invoking Elements by Using Only HTML: A First Look at Invokers · · , ,
  179. Latency Numbers Every Frontend Developer Should Know · · , ,
  180. Notes on Quality · · , ,
  181. Reflecting on My Programming Career · ·
  182. Using Vite to Rebuild Local Dependencies in an npm Workspace · · , ,
  183. Your Page Can’t Change Media Features · · , , ,
  184. Using Legitimate GitHub URLs for Malware · · ,
  185. 15 Essential UX Design Principles and Practices for Developers · · , ,
  186. The Crucial Dance: Enhancing Designer–Developer Collaboration for Exceptional Products · · ,
  187. Write Alt Text Like You’re Talking to a Friend · · ,
  188. What You Can Do as a Web Builder on Earth Day · · ,
  189. 3 Essential Design Trends, May 2024 · · ,
  190. 5 Hidden CSS Properties You Didn’t Know Existed · ·
  191. Creating a UX Playbook for Onboarding Users to Your Product · · , ,
  192. The Ultimate Collection of CSS-Only Shapes · · ,
  193. What Is CI/CD Pipelines: A Crucial Skill for Every Software Engineer · · ,
  194. State of Design Tokens 2024 · · , , ,
  195. Detect JavaScript Support · · , , ,
  196. Optimising React Apps · · ,
  197. Considerations for AI Opt-Out · ·
  198. 3 Tips for Advanced Prototyping in Figma · · , ,
  199. A Conversation With Una Kravets: The Rapid Evolution of CSS and Hobbies Outside of Work · · , ,
  200. Make Product Design Great Again · · , ,
  201. April 24 Is JS Naked Day · · , , ,
  202. Long Alt · · , , , , ,
  203. Make Sure That Your Design System Is Accessible · · ,
  204. Detect JavaScript Support in CSS · · , , ,
  205. Node.js Task Runner · · ,
  206. Using “@ defer” Defer Views in Angular 17 · · , ,
  207. How to Work With GraphQL in WordPress in 2024 · · , ,
  208. A Short Guide to Mastering Keyboard Shortcuts on GitHub · · , ,
  209. Help Us Invent CSS Grid Level 3, aka “Masonry” Layout · · ,
  210. This Web of Ours, Revisited · ·
  211. Accessibility Overlays—Friend or Foe? · · , ,
  212. Building a Culture of Accessibility · · ,
  213. How to Create CSS Utility Classes · · ,
  214. The End of an Era: Women Who Code Closing · ·
  215. Git Common Developer Pitfalls and Solutions · ·
  216. The “Intl.Segmenter” Object Is Now Part of Baseline · · , , , ,
  217. A Primer on the Cascade and Specificity · · , ,
  218. Angular’s New Signal Inputs · · , ,
  219. Building an npm Package Compatible With ESM and CJS in 2024 · · , ,
  220. Sustainable Web Development: Website Redesign With a Low Carbon Footprint · · ,
  221. What’s Going On in Dark Theme / Light Theme Land · · , ,
  222. Converting Plain Text to Encoded HTML With Vanilla JavaScript · · , ,
  223. Upgrading jQuery: Working Towards a Healthy Web · · , ,
  224. Property Hooks Are Coming in PHP 8.4 · · ,
  225. Displaying HTML Web Components · · ,
  226. How to Write World-Beating Web Content · · , ,
  227. Who Should Block AI Bots? · · , ,
  228. 12 Tips from a Mid-Level Developer · · ,
  229. When Security and Accessibility Clash: Why Are Banking Applications So Inaccessible? · · ,
  230. The Impact of Color Contrast on Accessibility · · , ,
  231. Webhooks and WebSockets · · ,
  232. Building a GitHub Activity Feed With Node.js and Socket.io · · , ,
  233. The Invisible Seafaring Industry That Keeps the Internet Afloat · ·
  234. Things That Can Break “aspect-ratio” in CSS · ·
  235. [pnpm] v9.0.0 · · ,
  236. We Need to Rewild the Internet · · , , , ,
  237. Alternating Style Queries · · , ,
  238. Hardest Problem in Computer Science: Centering Things · · ,
  239. The Biggest Lie in HTML · · ,
  240. The Making of a TypeScript Feature: Inferring Type Predicates · ·
  241. Open Source Security (OpenSSF) and OpenJS Foundations Issue Alert for Social Engineering Takeovers of Open Source Projects · · ,
  242. How a Successful Website Migration Led to a 20% Increase in Keyword Rankings · · , , ,
  243. ARIA in HTML · · , , ,
  244. Five Ways Cookie Consent Managers Hurt Web Performance (and How to Fix Them) · · , ,
  245. An Intro to Flexbox · · , ,
  246. Document Collaboration (With Comments!) · · , , ,
  247. 10 Top Accessibility Errors and How to Avoid and Fix Them · ·
  248. CSS in React Server Components · · , , ,
  249. Don’t Use the “maxlength” Attribute to Stop Users from Exceeding the Limit · · , ,
  250. Ethics in Times of Growth Design · · ,