Around the Web - 20200717

Brett M. Nelson - Friday, July 17, 2020

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

Backdrop Filter effect with CSS

CSS-Tricks – Jul 16, 1:35 PM – I love these little posts where some tricky-looking design is solved by a single line of CSS using a little-known property. In this case, the design is a frosted glass effect and the CSS property is backdrop-filter. The comments in the post are...

Elon Musk and Bill Gates hacked to tweet bitcoin scam

The Verge – Nick Statt – Jul 15, 1:48 PM – Elon Musk's Twitter account has seemingly been compromised by a hacker intent on using it to run a bitcoin scam. Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates also had his account seemingly accessed by the same scammer, who posted a similar message with an...

Your blog doesn't need a JavaScript framework /// Iain Bean

iainbean.com – At the beginning of this year, I decided it was finally time to port my website from a PHP-based CMS to a JavaScript-based Static Site Generator (SSG). This was for a few reasons: After starting out as a ‘full-stack' developer, I now work...

Make Yourself a Little API With Netlify Functions

CSS-Tricks – Mar 10, 7:33 AM – Here's an example of a nice little use case for cloud functions. Glitch has this great package of friendly words. Say you wanted to randomly generate 'happy-elephant' or 'walking-tree', and you need to do that...

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