Archive: June 2nd, 2016

I just turned https://html5forwebdesigners.com/ into a progressive web app.

I just turned https://html5forwebdesigners.com/ into a progressive web app.

Progressive Enhancement and Modern JavaScript ― Caolan

I think JavaScript frameworks have been blinkered to the needs of many developers (most websites are not SPAs or run by Node, nor should they be) for too long. We need to find a way to apply the lessons of modern frameworks to the rest of the web - it would be sad if everyone had to run JavaScript on their server and good-old resilient HTML was considered only as a fallback.

Yesterday I had lunch with @JaffaTheCake and @rem. Today it was @meeware. I wish to continue this trend of lunchtimes with smart people.

Both @TessaWatson14 and @QwertyKate are wearing awesome space shoes in the @Clearleft HQ today.

Both @TessaWatson14 and @QwertyKate are wearing awesome space shoes in the @Clearleft HQ today.

Yet another blog about the state and future of Progressive Web App - The blog of Ada Rose Edwards

Bravo!

In the web developer community’s collective drive to be more App Like and compete with native apps we may lose or weaken some of the web’s strongest features and we need to consider carefully before we throw away urls or the entire browser chrome in an effort to look like and behave like the cool kids of native.

You can hear more of Ada’s thoughts on progressive web apps on a recent episode of JavaScript Air.

Richard Dawkins, Mount Improbable: Play With Evolution

A lovely interactive demonstration of evolution, based on the original code Richard Dawkins used for Climbing Mount Improbable.