Was out of the loop for a little while — slowly catching up.
Web platform. Caniuse now lists MDN data! / Caniemail is like Caniuse but for email / Animating a Hue around the Color Wheel with Houdini by Dan Wilson
Browsers. iPhone 11, iPadOS and iOS 13 for PWAs and web development by Maximiliano Firtman / Chrome local overrides / Assorted devtools tips, prompted by Una Kravets on Twitter
UX / Accessibility. Guidance for developers building accessible websites based on BBC GEL / Where to put buttons on forms and The problem with tooltips by Adam Silver / Accessibilitsy Reviews by Adrian Roselli / Thinking vs choosing by Stephen Hay
CSS. Two Browsers Walked Into a Scrollbar by Zach Leatherman / CSS FAQ: Selectors that Depend on Layout — well, that settles it / Six assumptions which could break your website by Ada Rose Cannon / Incomplete List of Mistakes in the Design of CSS / Keeping it simple with CSS that scales by Andy Bell
useDebounce React hook / Thinking in React hooks by Amelia Wattenberger
Deep dives. It’s Not Wrong that "🤦🏼♂️".length == 7 by Henri Sivonen
Performance. 5G Will Definitely Make the Web Slower, Maybe by Scott Jehl
Parting thought. Digital is garbage by Gerry McGovern
Toolbox. Python 2 is going away. To start a web server with python 3, do
python -m http.server instead of
python -m SimpleHTTPServer / About my web libraries by Andrea Giammarchi / geometric by Harry Stevens, with assorted Observable notebooks / NARA digital preservation file format risk analysis and preservation plans / Storybook 5.2 is out!
Creative coding. Thinking about color by the Cloudflare design team / At Dynamicland, The Building Is The Computer by Carl Tashian
(Work)life. Why Blacksmiths are Better at Startups than You by Amy Hoy / The YouTube Revolution in Knowledge Transfer by Samo Burja
Today I learned
I started thinking about some little CSS challenges. First one, building a CSS-only element inspector.
overscroll-behavior: none declaration prevents navigation away from the page when you scroll elements with a two-finger swipe. Wrote about it here.
I am addicted to Mini Metro