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Link from November 20th, 2019 at 10:01am

“Inspect each individual layout shift on a page to try to understand what could be causing the instability and actually try to fix the issues.” https://web.dev/fixing-layout-instability/

Link from October 4th, 2019 at 10:54am

“In this modern era of web development, we don’t really need a heavy-handed reset, or even a reset at all, because CSS browser compatibility issues are much less likely than they were.” hankchizljaw.com/wrote/…

Link from August 14th, 2019 at 10:16am

“Browsers have standardized their CSS loading behavior, so a dedicated script like loadCSS is…no longer necessary…we can achieve the effect of loading CSS asynchronously with a…line of HTML.” filamentgroup.com/…

Link from August 12th, 2019 at 1:13pm

“Support for natively lazy-loading images and iframes is coming to the web…use the new loading attribute to lazy-load resources without the need to write custom lazy-loading code or use a separate JavaScript library.” web.dev/…

Link from May 23rd, 2019 at 4:10pm

“Remote work is a hot topic right now…I’ve had the opportunity to work for Bleacher Report remotely for the last three years, and wanted to offer a glimpse into my experiences over that time.” josephmclaughl.in/…

Link from March 29th, 2019 at 10:01am

“Which style is better for user experience?…Research shows…solid icons were generally faster to recognize than outline icons, but with a few exceptions.” https://uxmovement.com/

Link from February 6th, 2019 at 10:13am

“Discover thought-provoking and enriching entertainment on one convenient streaming platform brought to you for free by your library. Kanopy makes it easy to find and stream meaningful films…no fees, no commercials.” https://www.kanopy.com/

Link from September 14th, 2018 at 10:01am

“webhint is a linting tool for the web to…help web developers write the best possible code and clean up the web of bad practices.” https://webhint.io/scanner/

Link from August 14th, 2018 at 3:49pm

“Observatory by Mozilla is a project designed to help developers, system administrators, and security professionals configure their sites safely and securely.” https://observatory.mozilla.org/

Link from August 10th, 2018 at 12:26pm

“A curated list of screensavers for macOS.” https://github.com/agarrharr/awesome-macos-screensavers

Link from July 31st, 2018 at 4:01pm

“About three years ago, I wrote a piece on how to get system fonts in CSS. A recent tweet reminded me that I needed to update this information.” https://furbo.org/2018/03/28/system-fonts-in-css/

Link from July 10th, 2018 at 10:19am

“Homebridge Sensors for Plex is a plugin…for Homebridge…which lets you create various sensors for Apple HomeKit that can be triggered by a playback in Plex.” medium.com/plexlabs/…

Link from May 24th, 2018 at 2:01pm

“Getting some…data during an initial 1:1 can be really helpful, as I can refer back to the answers as I need to give a person feedback, recognize them, and find creative ways to support them.” larahogan.me/…

Link from March 23rd, 2018 at 1:14pm

“Compressive images give us a reduced file size, but it greatly increases the memory footprint…it’s a trade-off we no longer need to make.” timkadlec.com/remembers/…

Link from December 1st, 2017 at 6:01pm

“Not all CSS files are critical enough to delay access to the content. To load less-critical CSS files without blocking page rendering, we need to load them asynchronously.” filamentgroup.com/lab/async-css.html

Link from September 15th, 2017 at 5:13pm

Link from July 12th, 2017 at 5:01pm

“A dark theme for Atom, iTerm, Slack, Sublime Text, Visual Studio Code and many more.” https://draculatheme.com/

Link from April 14th, 2017 at 5:01pm

“Stop using those loading spinners in your user interfaces. It’s killing your apps’ experience more than you know.” uxdesign.cc/…

Link from March 20th, 2017 at 5:01pm

”Don’t include social share buttons in small-screen websites unless the user just came from a social network.” https://bigmedium.com/ideas/no-mobile-share-buttons.html

Link from January 18th, 2017 at 6:01pm

“The value of single-minded viewport optimization has diminished…web page optimization requires a reboot.” https://calendar.perfplanet.com/2016/the-viewport-doesnt-matter-anymore/