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News and Tools for Frontend Development (23)

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  1. Serving Sharp Images to High Density Screens · · ,
  2. The Art of Frontend Engineering · ·
  3. Adding Shadows to SVG Icons With CSS and SVG Filters · · , , ,
  4. React Cheat Sheet (Updated June 2021) · · ,
  5. How to Center Anything in CSS Using Flexbox and Grid · · , ,
  6. Let’s Learn About Aspect Ratio in CSS · ·
  7. The Ultimate CSS Flexbox Cheat Sheet With Examples · · , , ,
  8. An Interactive Guide to CSS Transitions · · , ,
  9. Micro-Expressions in User Testing: When Users Reveal Their True Emotional States · · ,
  10. Ready-Made Counter Styles · · ,
  11. Why Validate? · · , , , ,
  12. Meet :has, a Native CSS Parent Selector (and More) · ·
  13. Building a Color Scheme · · , , ,
  14. Improving the UX of Your Design System · · , ,
  15. Reasons Why Bugs Might Feel “Impossible” · · ,
  16. Component-Specific Design Tokens · · ,
  17. Accessible Overflow · · , ,
  18. An Accessibility Strategy · · ,
  19. What Can the HTTP Archive Tell Us About Largest Contentful Paint? · ·
  20. Using AVIF to Compress Images on Your Site · · , , ,
  21. Vue.js vs. React—Not Your Usual Comparison · · , , ,
  22. 10 Utility Functions for Working With Objects in JavaScript · · , ,
  23. A Little Book of Accessibility · ·
  24. JavaScript: Debouncing and Throttling · · , ,
  25. CSS System Colors · · ,
  26. Best Practices for Fonts · · , ,
  27. Open Source Insights · · , , , ,
  28. Getting Started With a Kanban Board: 6 Tips for Productive Work · · , , , ,
  29. CSS for Web Vitals · · , ,
  30. How to Fix Cumulative Layout Shift (CLS) Issues · · , ,
  31. Thoughts for the Aging Web Developer · ·
  32. Embracing Design Constraints · ·
  33. The Hidden World of “aria-hidden” · · ,
  34. Why Accessibility Overlays Hurt More Than Help · · ,
  35. Disabling a Link · · , ,
  36. What Makes a Great Component Library? · · ,
  37. How to Build an Image Comparison Slider · · , ,
  38. Accessible Web Forms · · , ,
  39. A Thorough Analysis of CSS-in-JS · · , ,
  40. History of Web Browser Engines from 1990 Until Today · · , ,
  41. Writing Better Regular Expressions in PHP · · , ,
  42. 25 Years of CSS · · ,
  43. Your Design System Is Actually a Product—Treat It Like One · ·
  44. Access Guide · · , ,
  45. CSS Container Queries: Use Cases and Migration Strategies · · ,
  46. Svelte for the Experienced React Dev · · ,
  47. A11y Audit Bookmarklets · · , , ,
  48. Professional Development Is a Choice · · ,
  49. Don’t Overabstract Your Components · · , ,
  50. Dark Patterns Tip Line · · , ,
  51. The New Responsive: Web Design in a Component-Driven World · · , ,
  52. Useful and Useless Code Comments · · ,
  53. How to Name Your Design System · · , ,
  54. We Need to Talk About WCAG · · ,
  55. Learn CSS · · ,
  56. 2021: 98% of the Top 100 U.S. Websites Use Invalid HTML · · , , ,
  57. The Button Cheat Sheet · · ,
  58. Theoretical Foundations for Server-Side Rendering and Static-Rendering · · ,
  59. Container Queries in Web Components · · , ,
  60. Upgrade Your HTML III · · , , , ,
  61. A Complete Guide to Grid · · , ,
  62. Building a React Design System for Adoption and Scale · · ,
  63. Making Disabled Buttons More Inclusive · · ,
  64. A Primer on CSS Container Queries · · ,
  65. Everything You Need to Know About A/B Testing · · ,
  66. Rethinking Component Libraries · ·
  67. Web Application Development: The Ultimate Guide (2021) · · ,
  68. Introduction to Using Dart in Flutter · · , ,
  69. Introduction to HTTP Cookies · · , ,
  70. Custom Attributes Are Fast Good and Cheap · · ,
  71. How to Satisfy User Intent When Considering Search vs. Browse · · , , ,
  72. Overreliance on Overlays Is Counter to Enculturation of Accessibility · · ,
  73. Is Vendor Prefixing Dead? · · ,
  74. Auditing Design Systems for Accessibility · · , , ,
  75. Using Hotwire to Build a Search Form With Minimal JavaScript · · , , ,
  76. Understanding Design Systems—Designing Component APIs · · , ,
  77. Designing Adaptive Components, Beyond Responsive Breakpoints · · , ,
  78. Better Onboarding: How to Prevent Codebase Overwhelm · · ,
  79. Level Up Your Team Workflows With These Kanban Board Best Practices · · , ,
  80. Sometimes, a Billion Laughs Aren’t So Funny—Improving CSS Variables in WebKit · · , , ,
  81. A Guide to Newly Supported, Modern CSS Pseudo-Class Selectors · · , , ,
  82. 21 Best Practices for a Clean React Project · · , ,
  83. 136 Facts Every Web Dev Should Know Before They Burn Out and Turn to Landscape Painting or Nude Modelling · ·
  84. Intrinsic Typography Is the Future of Styling Text on the Web · · ,
  85. Five Reasons Your First Design System Will Fail · ·
  86. Content-Aware Image Resizing in JavaScript · · ,
  87. CSS Hell · · ,
  88. Fifteen Design Trends from an Accessibility Perspective · · , ,
  89. The 5 Most Popular Front-End Frameworks Compared · · , , , , , ,
  90. Top 7 Facts About Web Content Accessibility Guidelines WCAG 2.2 You Must Know · · ,
  91. Web Developer’s Guide to AVIF Images · · , ,
  92. Variable Scope, Lexical Scope, and Code Blocks in JavaScript · · ,
  93. Understanding Logical Focus Order · · , ,
  94. Comparing the New Generation of Build Tools · · , , ,
  95. Write a Plugin for Tailwind CSS · · ,
  96. Getting Started With Preact · · ,
  97. Building an Accessibility Library · · ,
  98. Defining a Strategy for Accessibility · · ,
  99. Code in Quarantine · · ,
  100. Using Design Tokens to Accelerate Design Systems · · , ,
  101. Sentence Case versus Title Case · · , ,
  102. 5 Things I’m Thinking About When I Check a Pull Request for Accessibility · · ,
  103. How to Build a Developer Blog With Gatsby and MDX · · , ,
  104. Primitive Values, Objects, and References in JavaScript Made Simple · · ,
  105. Why Should We Care About Developer Experience (DX) · ·
  106. Human-Readable JavaScript: A Tale of Two Experts · · ,
  107. Not Your Typical Horizontal Rules · · ,
  108. Why Skip-Links Are Important for Accessibility · · ,
  109. How to Build a Great Developer Experience · · ,
  110. Taming Blend Modes: “difference” and “exclusion” · · ,
  111. React vs. Vue in 2021: Best JavaScript Framework · · , , ,
  112. “prefers-reduced-motion”: Taking a No-Motion-First Approach to Animations · · , ,
  113. Why Your Website Should Work Without JavaScript · · , , ,
  114. The 5-Hour CDN · · ,
  115. Minimalism Is Boring · · ,
  116. Comparing Svelte and React · · , ,
  117. A Comprehensive Guide to JavaScript Design Patterns · · , ,
  118. You Want Enabling CSS Selectors, Not Disabling Ones · · ,
  119. JavaScript: What Is the Meaning of “this”? · ·
  120. Beyond “console.log()”—Level Up Your Debugging Skills · · , ,
  121. Enforce, Enable, and Empower · ·
  122. Semantic Versioning Will Not Save You · ·
  123. Introduction to ARIA Live Regions · · , , ,
  124. Automating the Accessibility Tests of Your Source Code With GitHub Actions · · , , ,
  125. Hello World · ·
  126. Managing CSS Colors Systems With a Single Source of Truth · · , ,
  127. Front-of-the-Front-End and Back-of-the-Front-End Web Development · ·
  128. Understanding Z-Index in CSS · ·
  129. How to Test the Accessibility of Your Components With Storybook · · , , ,
  130. The Significance of Building Offline-First Apps · · ,
  131. The Never-Ending Job of Selling Design Systems · ·
  132. Seven Myths About Alt Text · · ,
  133. 10 Principles of the Best Landing Page Design · · , ,
  134. Revisiting Dark Patterns With the HTML “dialog” Tag · · , ,
  135. 5 Tips for Your Next Promotion or Salary Raise · ·
  136. One Figma Component—3,360 Variants · · ,
  137. Uniwidth Typefaces for Interface Design · · ,
  138. Hotwire: HTML over the Wire · ·
  139. Building a Consistent Platform · ·
  140. The Do’s and Don’ts of Code Reviews · · , ,
  141. In Critical Defense of Frontend Development · ·
  142. HTML: The 16 Content Categories and Their Elements · · ,
  143. The Definitive Guide to Feature Management · · , ,
  144. How Does CSS Work? · ·
  145. Laravel and Hotwire Intro · · , ,
  146. Ethical Design Guide · · , ,
  147. HTML and CSS Techniques to Reduce Your JavaScript · · , , ,
  148. Using “throw” as an Expression in PHP 8 · ·
  149. Symbols to Copy · · , ,
  150. Ignore AMP · ·
  151. Why You Should Self-Host Google Fonts in 2021 · · ,
  152. The Shorthand–Longhand Problem in Atomic CSS · · , ,
  153. JavaScript · · ,
  154. Page Weight · · ,
  155. Accessibility · · ,
  156. CSS · · ,
  157. TLS and mTLS Demystified · · , ,
  158. Is Edge Computing Secure? Here Are 4 Security Risks to Be Aware Of · · ,
  159. Command Line Interface Guidelines · · , ,
  160. Alt vs. Figcaption · · , ,
  161. To Be Creative, Practice · · ,
  162. Know Your Standards · · , , , , ,
  163. Best Practices for Inclusive Textual Websites · · , , ,
  164. Leveraging System Fonts on the Web · ·
  165. CSS Vendor Prefixes · · ,
  166. Upgrade Your HTML II · · , , , ,
  167. How to Deal With Common React JS Problems—Actionable Tips · · ,
  168. Markup · · ,
  169. The Raven Technique: One Step Closer to Container Queries · · , ,
  170. Chasing the Pixel-Perfect Dream · · ,
  171. Touch, Point, Click: Mouse vs. Touch Screen Input · · , ,
  172. New Google Quality Rater Guidelines, Update Adds Emphasis on Needs Met · · , , ,
  173. An Opinionated Guide to Accessibility Testing · · , ,
  174. What Apple, Google, and Amazon’s Websites Looked Like in 1999 · · ,
  175. How to Find the Cause of Horizontal Scrollbars · · , , ,
  176. CSS Variables 101 · ·
  177. Micro-Note on “aria-roledescription” · · ,
  178. Reducing the Site Speed Impact of Third-Party Tags · · ,
  179. “font-kerning” · · , ,
  180. Drawing the Invisible: React Explained in Five Visual Metaphors · · ,
  181. Custom Properties: Questioning “:root” · · , ,
  182. Generate a Sitemap for Your Eleventy Website · · , ,
  183. MIME Types (IANA Media Types) · ·
  184. Use Advanced Typography With Local Fonts · · , ,
  185. The Thing With Leading in CSS · · ,
  186. Loading Third-Party JavaScript · · ,
  187. “this” in JavaScript and TypeScript · · ,
  188. The Anti-Reset (to Reset to User Agent Styles) · · ,
  189. Effective Code Browsing · ·
  190. JS Minification Benchmarks · · , ,
  191. Islands Architecture · · , ,
  192. Vue vs. React in 2021: Which Framework to Choose and When · · , , ,
  193. Updating React at Etsy · · , , ,
  194. Introduction to Metrics, Monitoring, and Alerting · · , , ,
  195. Accessibility on the Canvas With JavaScript · · ,
  196. Introduction to Memoization in JavaScript · · , ,
  197. JavaScript to Know for React · · ,
  198. How to Document the Screen Reader User Experience · · , , , , ,
  199. A Beginner’s Guide to Microcontent · · , , ,
  200. The Ultimate Guide With All the Secrets You Will Need to Know to Become a Fabulous Design Unicorn · · , ,
  201. Introduction to Logging in Python · · , ,
  202. Fast Sorting With Quicksort · · ,
  203. Platform Adjacency Theory · · ,
  204. 90’s Cursor Effects · · , ,
  205. CSS Fundamentals: Vendor Prefixing · · , ,
  206. A Practical Guide to Testing React Applications With Jest · · , , ,
  207. App Shell UX With Service Workers and Streams · · , , , ,
  208. Decentralization off the Shelf · · ,
  209. Javascript RORO Pattern · ·
  210. Allow End-User Styling Overrides · · , ,
  211. The Complete Guide to CSS Media Queries · · , ,
  212. 30 Seconds of Code · · , , ,
  213. Dark Patterns in UX · · ,
  214. Web Platform Contribution Guide · · , , , ,
  215. Tools for Better Thinking · · , , ,
  216. A User’s Guide to CSS Variables · · , ,
  217. Ask an Expert: Why Is CSS… the Way It Is? · ·
  218. Micro-Frontends in Context · ·
  219. How to Reevaluate Your Frontend Architecture · · ,
  220. Static Hoisting · ·
  221. The Third Age of JavaScript · ·
  222. The Secret of Typography, Kerning, Explained for Dummies · · ,
  223. What Every JavaScript Developer Should Know About Unicode · · ,
  224. Blogged Answers: A (Mostly) Complete Guide to React Rendering Behavior · · , ,
  225. The Need for Speed, 23 Years Later · · , ,
  226. Developer Experience Metrics · · ,
  227. Manipulating Arrays and Objects in JavaScript · · , , ,
  228. What Is mTLS and How Does It Work? · ·
  229. Invisible Design Systems · · ,
  230. Introduction to Netlify CMS · · , , ,
  231. The 4 Pillars of Good Embed Code · · , ,
  232. Everything You Should Know About SSH and SSH Key Exchange · · , ,
  233. Learn Programming · · , ,
  234. No Need to Protect Your Website from Scraping: 8 Reasons · · , , ,
  235. The Web Development Glossary · · , , , ,
  236. How to Create a Native Web Component Without a Framework · · , ,
  237. The Frameworks Paradox · ·
  238. Why “Dark Mode” Causes More Accessibility Issues Than It Solves · · ,
  239. The Component Gallery · · ,
  240. On the Responsibility That Comes With Good JavaScript Support · · ,
  241. The Complete Guide to the Dark Mode Toggle · · ,
  242. Mutual TLS: Stuff You Should Know · · , ,
  243. A Practical Overview of CSS Houdini · · , , ,
  244. 10 Behavior Patterns for UX Design · ·
  245. Testing with Jest: An Introduction · · , ,
  246. The Perils of Rehydration · · ,
  247. A Beginner’s Guide to Webpack · · ,
  248. Why Are We Talking About CSS4? · · ,
  249. Simple Systems Have Less Downtime · ·
  250. The Economics of JavaScript Web Apps · · , ,