Hello and welcome to RWD Weekly Newsletter edition 419.
After our brush with the teapot http code last week we’re moving into unofficial codes (which is funny to think that the server being a teapot is considered official).
Code 419 comes from the Laravel framework and is reserved for when a CSRF Token is missing or expired. I feel like anything that was following “418 I am not a teapot” was going to struggle, but this is a bit dull.
Fortunately this week I’ve got something to make up for it, and that’s to share a loophole I found with Adobe Subscriptions and what happens when you want to cancel early. If that sounds interesting, read on.
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For me, pixel perfection is a pointless pursuit. The way in which different browsers render websites, and different operating systems… it’s impossible. BUT, that doesn’t give us an excuse not to deliver the true design. This article looks at some common issues you see when going from designer to developer, and looks at ways to reduce the burden on developers to code for every single viewport width.
Jeremy looks at the recent arrival of HEY from Basecamp and is comparing its approach to progressive enhancement in the same way we look at what the Boston Globe did for responsive design.
I love to see the process from brief to full completed design. This piece from Simon is a great journey and for anyone that never see’s all the additional work that goes into a final design it’s a good illustration of the process
GitHub recently released a feature that allows users to create a profile-level README to display prominently on their GitHub profile. This article walks through how to access this new feature.
Remember decades ago when we used to put visitor stat counters in the footer of our websites? Well times have changed and now it’s cooler to put your own site performance in the footer instead, and luckily we have Zach to show us how.
Three resources from Project Ink Blot, Matter Mind Studio, and Microsoft’s inclusive design toolkit.
Rather than run an accessibility tools across your site to find if you’re headings are in the correct semantic order you could use CSS to visually uncover any issues.
Cloudinary is putting on a free online conference between the 27—30th July. I would say that Cloudinary lead the industry in image performance and flexibility.