An excellent collection of advice and examples for making websites responsive and accessibile (responsive + accessible = responsible).
A people’s history of copying, from art to software.
Designers copy. We steal like great artists. But when we see a copy of our work, we’re livid.
Did you know there’s an
imagesrcset attribute you can put on
link rel="preload" as="image" (along with an
I didn’t. (Until Amber pointed this out.)
This was an absolute delight to read! Usually when you read security-related write-ups, the fun comes from the cleverness of the techniques …but this involved nothing cleverer than dev tools. In this instance, the fun is in the telling of the tale.
A useful resource for CSS grid. It’s basically the spec annoted with interactive examples.
Scott is brilliant, therefore by the transitive property, his course on web performance must also be brilliant.
…for old CSS problems.
A collection of articles and talks about HTML, CSS, and JS, grouped by elements, attributes, properties, selectors, methods, and expressions.
A really nice open-source font-previewing tool for the Mac.
Everything you ever wanted to know about variable fonts, gathered together into one excellent website.
The transcript of David Heinemeier Hansson keynote from last year’s RailsConf is well worth reading. It’s ostensibily about open source software but it delves into much larger questions.
It was such a pleasure and an honour to watch Saron at work—she did an amazing job!
This site is not meant to be exhaustive, but rather a useful guide—our FAQ for design understanding. We hope it will inspire discussion, some questioning, a little soul searching, and ideally, a bit of intellectual support for your everyday endeavors.
The Design Questions Library goes nicely with the Library of Ambiguity.
All of the talks from ten years of FF Conf …including this pretentious one from five years ago.
If we continue as we are, who will maintain the maintainers?
In the world of open source, we tend to give plaudits and respect to makers …but maintainers really need our support and understanding.
Users and new contributors often don’t see, much less think about, the nontechnical issues—like mental health, or work-life balance, or project governance—that maintainers face. And without adequate support, our digital infrastructure, as well as the people who make it run, suffer.