A sweet CSS tutorial that Cassie put together for the Valentine’s Day Codebar.
A nice straightforward introduction to web development for anyone starting from scratch.
This looks like a great resource for beginners looking to learn HTML and CSS.
I have no hands-on experience with React, but this tutorial by Jack Franklin looks like a great place to start. Before the tutorial begins he succinctly and clearly outlines the perfect architecture for building on the web today:
- The next time a user clicks, rather than being sent to the server, the client-side app is in control.
Y’know, I had a chance to chat briefly with Jack at the Edge conference in London and I congratulated him on the launch of a Go Cardless site that used exactly this technique. He told me that the decision to flip the switch and make it act as a single page app came right at the end of the project. I think that points to a crucial mindset that’s reiterated here:
This time it’s a great article by Karen Menezes filled with practical examples showing where you can use flexbox today.
A really handy interactive intro to flexbox. Playing around with the properties and immediately seeing the result is a real help.
Josh walks through the process he took to enabling SSL on his site (with particular attention to securing assets on CloudFront).
Chase Reeves likes Huffduffer so much, he made a video about it.
A handy step-by-step guide to all the ways you can use CSS for layout.
A really good introduction to front-end performance techniques. Most of this was already on my radar, but I still picked up a handy tip or two (particularly about DNS prefetching).
At this stage it should go without saying that you should be keeping up with this kind of thing: performance is really, really, really important.
A really great markup and CSS pattern for “content first, navigation second” from Aaron.
A great step-by-step tutorial from Brad on developing a responsive site with a Content First mindset.
Stephen gives an excellent run-down of flexbox and how you can use it today.
A really nice little primer on getting started with HTML5.
John tells you everything you need to know about CSS animations and transitions, and then he gives you a tool to help you get started.
A very handy “how to” for recording your own podcast.