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A Pinterest Progressive Web App Performance Case Study

January 16th, 2018 by Stefan Baumgartner

Pinterest’s new mobile web experience is a Progressive Web App. In this post we’ll cover some of their work to load fast on mobile hardware by keeping JavaScript bundles lean and adopting Service Workers for network resilience.

HTTPS explained with carrier pigeons

January 15th, 2018 by Andrea Zanin

I often recommend moving to HTTPS because of all the benefits you get on top of being secure, like HTTP/2 and Service Workers for instance. But what _is_ HTTPS really? Could you explain it to someone if they asked you the question? Like really explain it? Take 5 minutes and you’ll be an expert!

Release Notes for Safari Technology Preview 46

January 12th, 2018 by Jon Davis

In the excitement and anticipation of Santa coming to visit I missed the Safari Technology Preview #46 release, and along with it, one of the more exciting bits of news I’ve heard for a while. Service Workers are now supported in the Safari Technology Preview, which in turn means that it will be shipping to […]

Improving URLs for AMP pages

January 12th, 2018 by Malte Ubl

Google are looking to implement the ability for AMP results to be served from their original URLs rather than the google.com/amp prefix. This is the number one complaint that they hear about AMP, so it’s great that they’re working towards a solution. At the moment, however, that solution is based on the Web Packaging standard […]

Fresh From The Podcast

RWD Podcast #66 : Grid Layout, Ecommerce Performance, and IphoneX

September 29th, 2017

Grid Layout, Ecommerce Performance, and IphoneX

RWD Podcast 65 : Public speaking, Hololens, NBC Redesign

June 9th, 2017

This week I talk about a recent presentation course I attended along with a series of the most important links this week.

RWD Podcast 64

May 18th, 2017

I’m just back from a few weeks in Australia visiting family and getting the podcast back up and running again. This week we go through the best links for the weekly newsletter.

Most Recent Articles

Should I use system fonts or web fonts?

November 21st, 2017

Web fonts were an amazing step forward towards creating a more beautifully designed web. No longer were we restrained by the handful of choices that “Web Safe” fonts provided us, we now had the ability to bring just about any typeface to the web in the knowledge that everyone would see the same thing

RWD Weekly #282

November 3rd, 2017

Hello and welcome to RWD Weekly edition #282. This week there were a couple of articles that called attention to AMP and the way in which it is possibly gaining traction under false pretences. These articles are our features this week and did cause a bit of a stir when The Register picked up one […]

RWD Weekly #269

July 31st, 2017

Grid fallbacks, Design Versioning, Web Performance, Responsive Typography and more