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Debugging CSS Grid – Part 1: Understanding implicit tracks

June 25th, 2019 by

Michelle explains exactly what implicit tracks are (tracks that are formed without you specifying them in the CSS) and how they might break certain layouts you are looking to achieve. Great article with some valuable work arounds (and nice demos)

The Dark Side of the Grid (Part 2)

June 24th, 2019 by Manuel Matuzovic

The article is named after the Dark Side of the Moon album from Pink Floyd. I don’t think there’s any dark sides to CSS Grid, but there are a number of areas you should be aware of when getting into Grid which this article does well to point out. They’re not bad or negative things, […]

Gatsby site search with Lunr.js

June 24th, 2019 by Luke Whitehouse

One of the downsides for a static site is that a search capability is tough to come by. This tutorial looks at using a tool called Lunr.js (note the similarity to Solr) on how you might use this with your static site.

Scraping Burned Toast

June 18th, 2019 by Adrian Roselli

Google has recently proposed a new element into the HTML ecosystem, the <toast> element. This would be used to semantically encapsulate any elements that provide a notification kind of popup (all I need is for people to have more reasons to use notification popups). In this post, Adrian covers the timeline and the backlash in […]

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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/

RWD Podcast #69 – Service Workers for everyone!

April 6th, 2018

With the arrival of iOS11.3 we now have service workers on Apple devices, meaning a wave of PWAs are about to hit us. HOORAH!

RWD Podcast #68 – One size fits all Service Worker

March 9th, 2018

This week I go over Jeremy Keiths new one size fits all service worker and possible use cases for service workers on travel sites. We celebrate International Women’s Day and look back on a year with CSS Grid.   Transcript The transcript below is computer generated using https://www.descript.com/. I’ve noticed a few issues as I’ve gone […]

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RWD Weekly #365

June 21st, 2019

Welcome to week 365 of the responsive design weekly! This week is absolutely packed so let’s get straight into it. Happy Friday!   Headline When should you be using Web Workers? A really great read from Surma about when you should be including Web Workers on your site. The great thing about this post is […]

Improving Performance with Google Fonts

June 20th, 2019

Google Fonts are a wonderful free resource that can bring a little extra delight to the design of your site. One of the things that I like about Google Fonts is that it gives you an indication about how much slower your site mgiht be as a result of including the different fonts onto your […]

Allow file directory listing using .htaccess

June 10th, 2019

The other day a client was unable to access video files through any of our usual methods of file sharing: Dropbox Google Drive WeTransfer Firefox Send The files we needed to share were examples of the animations we would be including into their site build. We could have uploaded them to Vimeo/YouTube and shared the […]