I’m a big fan of moving over to HTTPS in favour of staying on HTTP. This mainly comes down to two reasons: I want to run on http2 and it requires https; and I want to use Service Workers and have an offline progressive web ap… which also requires HTTPS. I’d never thought of the […]
Jeremy, with the help of Jake, has developed a MVP for the service worker. It allows HTML to always be requested from the server, and if there’s an issue it goes to the cache (and adds a new version to the cache each time it visits the network version). It does the same for files, […]
Google has increased the capabilities of their proprietary AMP webpage format and are now competing with Facebook, Instagram, and SnapChat for the creation of stories. For me this is where Google have put a stake in the ground to no longer be all about making faster expereinces for users, and instead are building a technology […]
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.
Grid Layout, Ecommerce Performance, and IphoneX
Just as I was hitting ‘schedule campaign’ on the RWD Weekly newsletter the Google AMP team published an article about a new announcement. It seemed that after a long list of blog posts questioning the ethical existence of AMP and Google’s technical application of the AMP results in their search the team were addressing our […]
One of my favourite side projects over the years is Am I Responsive, a little tool that provides a high fidelity view of your website across four different devices (Mobile, Tablet, Laptop, Desktop). You can read about how the tool was made, but essentially it is a set of four <iframe> that load in an […]
There’s no feature site this week because I’ve finally got around to fixing something I’ve been meaning to on the Am I responsive site. There have been a number of tweets/emails over the past couple years t say that the Am I Responsive tool wasn’t working. 100% of these occasions have been due to one […]
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