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Maximally optimizing image loading for the web in 2021

January 20th, 2021 by Malte Ubl

In this post Malte outlines 8 image loading optimization techniques to minimize both the bandwidth used for loading images on the web and the CPU usage for image display.

Is Progressive Enhancement Dead Yet? (Webbed Briefs)

January 11th, 2021 by Heydon Pickering

An amazing video (again) from @heydonworks about what progressive enhancement is, and what it is not. A defy you to not giggle during the video and to not come away with a better way of explaining PE.

Conditional JavaScript – JavaScript

December 21st, 2020 by

Umar has written this great tutorial on how to use some browser API’s to check the capabilities of the device and network, and then use that to load additional (expensive) JavaScript (and as a result probably more expensive/heavy interactions). Let’s take a look at some of the use cases. Device Memory You can retrieve the […]

Work from home office changes

December 15th, 2020 by Justin Avery

Recently I rearranged my home office after working for 7 months on a camp table in our main bedroom. We were pretty lucky to have done some work on the house to allow everyone to shuffle around rooms, and I’m really happy with the finished product. This post looks at all the changes that I […]

Fresh From The Podcast

RWD Podcast 72

March 30th, 2020

Covering off some of the best links for this week. You can find all the links at The mentioned links include You Type Face Apples attack on service workers Firefox better web with scroll Maintaining Performance Oh, Embed! Embracing modern image formats Thanks for listening!

RWD Podcast 71

March 21st, 2020

All links mentioned in the show can be found on

RWD Podcast #70 : Should designers learn how to code?

November 30th, 2018

This week I mull over the question around whether designers should code. Brad and Dan talk about Design and Development workflows Advent Holiday Calendars for Dev’s

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RWD Weekly #462

June 18th, 2021

Hello again, welcome back to RWD Weekly #462 happy Friday! This week I’ve been setting up some elements of websites that aren’t traditionally part of the build process itself. These things, while nothing to do with the CSS/HTML/JS on the site are just as important for a users journey onto your site. What kinds of […]

RWD Weekly #460

June 4th, 2021

Hello again, welcome back to RWD Weekly #460, happy Friday! This week I’ve been peering in closer to serverless functions and the more that I’m reading the more that I’m liking!  I dipped my toe a few months ago using Cloudflare’s Edge Workers and now I’m exploring the benefits of the Netlify Functions options as […]

RWD Weekly #459

May 28th, 2021

Hello again, welcome back to RWD Weekly #459, happy Friday! For almost 9 years I had only missed two weekly editions, and now this year I’ve missed two in two months. I must be getting old! One of the benefits of getting old is that you fall into the range of being able to get […]