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How to Build a Low-tech Website?

October 1st, 2018 by Kris De Decker

I love the idea of a low powered web page and a solar powered server. Looking at this example it wouldn’t be out of the ordinary that this is the kind of resource that we’ll need when colonising Mars. The web would be a valuable resource, but I envisage it being more like the earlier […]

Improving Client-Side Performance

September 25th, 2018 by TJ Fogarty

A cracking list of suggestions from TJ Fogarty about how to get the most out of your site when it comes to performance when launching or reviewing a website. I’m currently looking at expanding upon the Am I Responsive tool to also incorporate performance metrics about the site that people are reviewing. While the tools […]

Helping a Beginner Understand Getting a Website Live

September 24th, 2018 by Chris Coyier

Getting started with HTML, CSS, and JS is one thing, but putting those files onto a server with a domain name is something else. This post from Chris Coyier covers off those kinds of questions. I remember back in 1999 when I had my first ‘proper’ job. I was an administrative assistant at the Northern […]

Registering service workers

September 18th, 2018 by Jeremy Keith

In Jeremy’s very good book on Service Workers (it’s actually about going offline, but there’s a main role for service workers as the lead actor) he shows the feature detection way in which you call a service worker. He also covers a future-friendly way, which seems like it might never see the light of day […]

Fresh From The Podcast

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 […]

Most Recent Articles

Add object to library in Dreamweaver CC is greyed out

October 11th, 2018

While preparing for the course that I’m teaching at Adobe Max this year I ran into an issue when trying to add the site navigation as a Library item in Dreamweaver CC 2018. The option for “Add Object to Library” in Tools > Library is greyed out It turns out that you can not add […]

RWD Weekly #329

October 5th, 2018

Hello again and welcome to this week’s responsive design weekly newsletter. Growing up in Australia it was ironic that Web Directions that became the first ever web conference I went to…. but a version that they ran in London. In the two years we spent back in Australia I made it to their Web Directions […]

RWD Weekly #327

September 24th, 2018

Hello again and welcome to this week’s responsive design weekly newsletter. First off, a massive happy birthday to my little boy Noah today who is turning 5! It’s hard to believe that on this evening 5 years ago I was doing the exact same thing and writing this very newsletter (the following week was edition […]