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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 […]

Truncating Multi-line Text with CSS

June 5th, 2019 by Bram Van Damme

-web-kit-line-clamp allows you to specify the number of lines shown using CSS. Does this mean that designers can get away with perfectly uniform content elements on the page designs? No it does not, but it’s still pretty cool. Support coming in Firefox soon

The “Inside” Problem

June 5th, 2019 by Chris Coyier

I love an edge to edge background colour with text content well positions inside. But then I want to break out the image to go full width, or have two images side by side that push outside the text container width. Chris takes a look at the different scenarios and how you might look to […]

Why we prefer CSS Custom Properties to SASS variables

June 4th, 2019 by Sebastiano Guerriero

CodyHouse provide some practical examples of why they decided to keep their CSS variables inside of the CSS Custom Properties. This spans color schemes, typography, spacing, and vertical rhythm and does well to also pull out the catch (browser support)

Fresh From The Podcast

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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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 […]

RWD Weekly #363

June 7th, 2019

Welcome to week 363 of the responsive design weekly! This week our feature site is Lago Design Studio who focus on physical office location fit-outs, but they’re site is lovely. It uses  large typography and animates their site heavily with GSAP. It is on the heavy side of things when it comes to page weight […]

RWD Weekly #362

May 31st, 2019

Welcome to week 362 of the responsive design weekly newsletter! As I was hoping I have come back with a renewed passion for tinkering on the web and over the next several weeks I hope to be rolling out a few experiments with AR and VR on the web. Here’s hoping I can pull a […]