Around the Web - 20200710

Brett M. Nelson - Friday, July 10, 2020

And now for somethings to read (or watch) over the weekend, if you have some spare time that is.

The Cost of Javascript Frameworks - Web Performance Consulting

TimKadlec.com – Tim Kadlec – Apr 21 – There is no faster (pun intended) way to slow down a site than to use a bunch of JavaScript. The thing about JavaScript is you end up paying a performance tax no less than four times: The cost of downloading the file on the network The cost of...

Ready Player Two: A Novel

Looking forward to this sequel novel. I really enjoyed the first one Ready Player One you can ready my brief review at Ready Player One

Two-Factor Authentication is live on Netlify

Netlify – Jul 7 – At Netlify, we take your security and privacy seriously. To put actions behind our intentions, we are so excited to officially release two-factor authentication! This is a (highly encouraged) opt-in feature that enables you to have even more secure...

The Cicada Principle, revisited with CSS variables

Lea Verou – Many of today's web crafters were not writing CSS at the time Alex Walker's landmark article The Cicada Principle and Why it Matters to Web Designers was published in 2011. Last I heard of it was in 2016, when it was used in conjunction with blend...

Ten modern layouts in one line of CSS

web.dev – Jul 7 – Modern CSS layouts enable developers to write really meaningful and robust styling rules with just a few keystrokes. The talk above and this subsequent post examine 10 powerful lines of CSS that do some serious heavy lifting. To follow along or...

How to Enable your Jamstack Site to have a

Raymond Camden – Raymond Camden's Picture – Jul 6 – So this is perhaps a bit of an edge case, but I was thinking about it this weekend and decided to build a quick demo of it just to see if it would actually work. Imagine a simple Jamstack site for a farmer's market. Now imagine that this particular...

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