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Less Data Doesn’t Mean a Lesser Experience

September 13th, 2019 by Tim Kadlec

Another wonderful article from Tim where he takes a look at the save-data header. Someone was worried that when people enabled save data that they’ll get a worse experience, but this shows ways that you can still maintain a great experience while still honouring your brand and you user’s preferences.

How Web Content Can Affect Power Usage

September 3rd, 2019 by Benjamin Poulain & Simon Fraser

Great web performance doesn’t stop with how quick your first paint is or how slim the weight of your page can be. This post goes through some of the key battery drains and shows you tools you can use in-browser to check if your site is underperforming and killing your user’s battery life

Google tightens its grip on your content

August 21st, 2019 by Owen Williams

Owen Williams covers off all the current problems with AMP, the main one being that Google are continuing to systematically taking more control over the content on the web. By all means, make the web a faster place, but reward sites that are doing it on their own without using Google’s proprietary markup and servers […]

The Simplest Way to Load CSS Asynchronously

August 12th, 2019 by Scott Jehl

For a very long time Filament Group (and in particular Scott Jehl) has been coming up with ways to ensure that we have tools to ensure that our websites appear as quickly as possible for our users. A long-time approach was preloading CSS, and they’ve come up with a new approach for you to check […]

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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RWD Weekly #377

September 13th, 2019

Hello again and welcome to week 377 of the RWD Weekly. This week we see Smashing Magazine turn 13, I explain why you don’t really need any of the top 10 best CSS Frameworks (and why you might), how 5G is going to slow the internet for most of us and some brilliant magazine layouts […]

RWD Weekly #376

September 6th, 2019

Hello again and welcome to week 376 of the RWD Weekly. This week we have a look at what it means to include the Save Data option, AMP makes things appear faster, and we look at how we should approach push notifications (or don’t). Congratulations to the five winners of the Scrimba RWD course from […]

RWD Weekly #375

August 30th, 2019

Hello again and welcome to week 375 of the RWD Weekly,. This week we have a look at a new proposal from Jeremy about what to do with AMP, and a look at the rise of Chrome and the issues that it poses to the web. We have a tonne of Colo(u)r picker tools to […]