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Drawing Homer Simpson using circles in CSS

December 14th, 2019 by Alvaro Montoro

As I mentioned in the intro, I’m off to our xmas party tonight in my Simpsons holiday shirt so I was delighted to see that I could draw homer in CSS just using circles. Would it be easier to use an SVG? Probably, but not as much fun.

The Power (and Fun) of Scope with CSS Custom Properties

December 3rd, 2019 by Jhey Tompkins

Custom properties makes CSS a programming language. There, I said it, no need to reply :). I’m still not in the practice of using CSS variables and I feel that I’m steadily being left behind, and also that I’m missing out on taking some serious shortcuts in my code.

Get More For Less With Variable Fonts

November 27th, 2019 by Danielle Romo

I feel that most of us (certainly me) are still coming to grips with the application of variable fonts when we build sites. To me this means it’s up to us to become more familiar with how they work and the design potentials that they open up, and then showcase that to designers so that […]

Moving towards a faster web

The Google Chrome team are making UX changes to the browser to help users identify is a site is known to be slow loading. This is a great step in the right direction provided that they get the measurements right (which I’m sure they will). It’s great to see the Chrome team focusing specifically on […]

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 #390

December 14th, 2019

Hey everyone and welcome to week #390 of the responsive design weekly. The content will be the same as always, but the intro will be short as my work team are telling me we have to get to the Christmas party. For all those with a hangover today, I feel you. Here’s some links to […]

RWD Weekly #389

December 6th, 2019

Hey everyone and welcome to week #389 of the responsive design weekly. We’re heading up to the run into Christmas now and it’s that time of year that I like to try some little side projects as client work slows down before the holidays. There are a tonne of tutorials this week and I’ll be […]

RWD Weekly #388

November 29th, 2019

Hey everyone and welcome to week #388 of the responsive design weekly. We’re jammed pack with design tools and resources this week to go along with our usual articles and tutorials. Lots of fun for a Friday! Last week our feature image paid tribute to Lynn Fisher and this week we have the details tutorial […]