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Maximally optimizing image loading for the web in 2021

January 20th, 2021 by Malte Ubl

In this post Malte outlines 8 image loading optimization techniques to minimize both the bandwidth used for loading images on the web and the CPU usage for image display.

Is Progressive Enhancement Dead Yet? (Webbed Briefs)

January 11th, 2021 by Heydon Pickering

An amazing video (again) from @heydonworks about what progressive enhancement is, and what it is not. A defy you to not giggle during the video and to not come away with a better way of explaining PE.

Conditional JavaScript – JavaScript

December 21st, 2020 by

Umar has written this great tutorial on how to use some browser API’s to check the capabilities of the device and network, and then use that to load additional (expensive) JavaScript (and as a result probably more expensive/heavy interactions). Let’s take a look at some of the use cases. Device Memory You can retrieve the […]

Work from home office changes

December 15th, 2020 by Justin Avery

Recently I rearranged my home office after working for 7 months on a camp table in our main bedroom. We were pretty lucky to have done some work on the house to allow everyone to shuffle around rooms, and I’m really happy with the finished product. This post looks at all the changes that I […]

Fresh From The Podcast

RWD Podcast 72

March 30th, 2020

Covering off some of the best links for this week. You can find all the links at https://responsivedesign.is/articles/rwd-weekly-403/ The mentioned links include You Type Face Apples attack on service workers Firefox better web with scroll Maintaining Performance Oh, Embed! Embracing modern image formats Thanks for listening!

RWD Podcast 71

March 21st, 2020

All links mentioned in the show can be found on https://responsivedesign.is/articles/rwd-weekly-402/

RWD Podcast #70 : Should designers learn how to code?

November 30th, 2018

This week I mull over the question around whether designers should code. Brad and Dan talk about Design and Development workflows Advent Holiday Calendars for Dev’s http://24ways.org/ http://calendar.perfplanet.com/2015/ https://24pullrequests.com/ http://sysadvent.blogspot.co.uk/

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RWD Weekly #443

January 22nd, 2021

Hello again, welcome back to RWD Weekly #443. I’m happy to say that using TailwindCSS this week hasn’t been the disaster that I thought it would be and it actually helped me focus on things other than how to structure the CSS.  There’s still things I don’t like, but there’s an article for that below. […]

RWD Weekly #442

January 15th, 2021

Hello again, welcome back to RWD Weekly #442. After a very slow start back to work last week it already seems like we’ve been at 2021 for a few months, are you feeling that too? I finally bit the bullet and downloaded and ran TailwindCSS for the first time this week. I’ve just got involved […]

RWD Weekly #441

January 8th, 2021

Hey everyone and welcome to week #441 of the responsive design newsletter and the first one for 2021. I hope you were able to get away from the screen for a little while over the holidays, and if not I hope you can get a little break shortly. In the UK our 2021 has started […]