Jeremy Keith

Jeremy Keith

Making websites. Writing books. Speaking at events. Living in Brighton. Working at Clearleft. Playing music. Taking photos. Answering email.

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Monday, October 14th, 2019

Checked in at Weinterasse Rollanderhof. Weißburgunder vom Kalkstein — with Jessica map

Checked in at Weinterasse Rollanderhof. Weißburgunder vom Kalkstein — with Jessica

Sunday, October 13th, 2019

The “P” in Progressive Enhancement stands for “Pragmatism” - Andy Bell

With a Progressive Enhancement mindset, support actually means support. We’re not trying to create an identical experience: we’re creating a viable experience instead.

Also with Progressive Enhancement, it’s incredibly likely that your IE11 user, or your user on a low-powered device, or even your user on a poor connection won’t notice that they’re experiencing a “minor” experience because it’ll just work for them. This is the magic, right there. Everyone’s a winner.

Saturday, October 12th, 2019

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Checked in at Les Enfants Rouges. Mackerel followed by guinea fowl

Checked in at The Quiet Man. Session — with Jessica map

Checked in at The Quiet Man. Session — with Jessica

Friday, October 11th, 2019

Checked in at Café Campana. In the musée d’Orsay — with Jessica map

Checked in at Café Campana. In the musée d’Orsay — with Jessica

Thursday, October 10th, 2019

Wednesday, October 9th, 2019

Reading Motherfoclóir: Dispatches From A Not So Dead Language by Darach O’Séaghdha.

Tuesday, October 8th, 2019

You really don’t need all that JavaScript, I promise

The transcript of a fantastic talk by Stuart. The latter half is a demo of Portals, but in the early part of the talk, he absolutely nails the rise in popularity of complex front-end frameworks:

I think the reason people started inventing client-side frameworks is this: that you lose control when you load another page. You click on a link, you say to the browser: navigate to here. And that’s it; it’s now out of your hands and in the browser’s hands. And then the browser gives you back control when the new page loads.