There was once a time when the first thing you would do when you went to visit a newly-launched website was to run its markup through a validator.
Thanks to Ethan, we all started to make our browser windows smaller and bigger as soon as we visited a newly-launched site.
Open link to post on cool new site. Resize browser window—tiny, huge, tiny. Don’t read essay. Realize. Hang head in shame.I blame @beep.— Frank Chimero (@fchimero) January 29, 2013
Now when I go to a brand new site I find myself opening up the “Network” tab in my browser’s developer tools to count the HTTP requests and measure the page weight.
Just like old times.