How to Worry About npm Package Weight

It’s all too easy to go crazy with the imports and end up with megabytes upon megabytes of JavaScript. It can be a problem...
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Nobody is quite wrong.

There are two opposing views on using non-polyfillable new web features that I find are both equally common in our industry: Websites don’t need...
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A CSS Venn Diagram

This is pretty wild: Adrian Roselli has made a series of rather complex Venn diagrams using nothing but CSS. With a combination of the...
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Reversing an Easing Curve

Let’s take a look at a carousel I worked on where items slide in and out of view with CSS animations. To get each...
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Annotated Build Processes

When you’re putting together a build process for a site, it’s so dang useful to look at other people’s processes. I ran across Andrew...
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Making SVG icon libraries for React apps

Nicolas Gallagher: At Twitter I used the approach described here to publish the company’s SVG icon library in several different formats: optimized SVGs, plain...
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Two Ways to Build a Site That Seem Super Different But Weirdly Aren’t That Different

Here are two ways to build a site (abstractly) that feel diametrically opposed to me: Build a site as an SPA (Single Page App)....
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WordCamp US 2019 dates announced

Save the date! The next WordCamp US will be held on November 1-3, 2019, in beautiful St Louis, Missouri . One of our largest...
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JavaScript to Native (and Back!)

I admit I’m quite intrigued by frameworks that allow you write apps in web frameworks because they do magic to make them into native...
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Rendering Lists Using React Virtualized

Working with data in React is relatively easy because React is designed to handle data as state. The hassle begins when the amount of...