This week, we look at PageSpeed Horror, @verge #hotdrama, Windows 10/Edge Browser and more. Enjoy!
Mobile Safari’s Performance is Not the Problem
More opinions on the Safari #hotdrama
Does the Red Light Mean the AC Is On or Off? #wtfUX
UX isn’t just on the web. I’m always keeping an eye out for good/bad UX in the wild. ::cough:: Credit card terminals in retail, OMG!
4 ways Windows 10 will impact web design
Windows 10 is very intriguing to me.
The Battle Royale: Atom vs. Sublime
I have recently gone from Sublime to Atom. Atom feels like one step forward, two steps back. I have been running into a lot of autocomplete issues which slows down my coding. Matt on the other hand prefers Atom and has no interest in going back to Sublime. End of the day, either one can work depending on your preference.
How to Cure Design Perfectionism with The 80/20 Rule
Like anything else, this isn’t a hardfast rule but it’s a great idea to cure perfection.
This Is Microsoft Edge RTM (Screenshots)
Getting an idea of what Edge looks like.
Learn to Fly – Foo Fighters Rockin1000
This has nothing to do with the web, but I just thought this was really cool!
Responsive and Accessible ‘Read more…’ links
I never really thought about it, but hearing “READ MORE!” on a link doesn’t give context to a screen reader.
Thinking Ahead: CSS Scroll Snap Points
tl;dr: you can probably start using it.
With not good way to reliably push updates to the OS, security researcher dumps Android
There are a lot of good things about Android, but this is a real problem that needs to be solved. And rooting your phone for vanilla Android is not the answer.
Who thought you could get a score of 0 on PageSpeed?
Designing Flexible Pie Charts With CSS and SVG
Microsoft Edge review: Windows finally has a good browser | The Verge
Why do we care about Microsoft Edge? We (usually) use Macs and browsers with good dev tools (Chrome). As web developers we have a pretty big stake in this new browser.
10 Reasons To Use HTTPS
In case you aren’t sold.
The Difference Between Minification and Gzipping
Its good to know how these optimizations affect file size.
You might not need jQuery plugins
“When youmightnotneedjquery you also might not need jQuery plugins.”
On The Verge
Adactio on The Verge #hotdrama
Using the System Font in Web Content
The WebKit folks talk System Fonts and how to use them in CSS.
Front End Development is Development
“The practice of front end development is similar to playing the bass: it’s easy to learn but difficult to master.” Truer words…
Christian Heilmann – Advancing the web without breaking it? – beyond tellerrand Düsseldorf 2015
A must-watch video!