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What happened in the web dev world in the past four weeks? In his monthly reading list, Anselm summarized everything you need to know to stay on top of things — from browser news to handy tips and thought-provoking ideas.
Since its release 8 months ago, Gutenberg has been greatly improved, offering a user experience much richer than anything that was possible in WordPress. Let’s take a look at its latest developments, and where it is heading to.
You don’t have much time to capture the attention of visitors to your PWA. Rather than waste that time with an overcrowded hero image or, even worse, disappoint them with a lackluster design, get creative with what little space you have …
The distributed team structure is known to offer many benefits for a company and its employees; however, this sort of work model also comes with its own unique set of obstacles. In this article, we’ll review how “remote soft-skills” can help with the …
Do you know the impact unused CSS has on performance? Spoiler: It’s a lot! In this article, we’ll explore a Sass-oriented solution for dealing with unused CSS, avoiding the need for complicated Node.js dependencies involving headless browsers, and …
It’s hard to capture the experience of being at a SmashingConf, however, we have made the videos from our Toronto event available so that everyone can learn from the insights our speakers shared — many of them coding live on stage.
In this third instalment of Inspired Design Decisions, Andy Clarke will teach you how to use frameworks to create layouts as engaging as in the well-known Ernest Journal. All it takes is an understanding of layout design and imagination.
Person Of The Week
Milica Mihajlija is a web developer from Belgrade who describes herself as “in love with all things Internet.” Deeply caring about performance, she is currently writing for Google about how you can guarantee your site loads quickly. Before that, she worked on the Servo engine as an intern at Mozilla. Milica is also a Mozilla Tech Speaker and, as a believer in the open web, she’s always exploring new technologies that are pushing it forward — like WebAssembly to which she wrote a comprehensive guide. You can find her as @bibydigital on Twitter. Thank you for sharing and caring, dear Milica!
Meet Design Systems, a recent Smashing book in which Alla Kholmatova explores how to set up an effective design system to create great digital products. With common traps, gotchas and lessons learned.