Hi everyone and Happy Easter to you on this greatest of Good Fridays. For those of you that don’t celebrate Easter (I celebrate the chocolate), I hope you still manage to get a long weekend out of it.
If you’re spending it with your extended family and you’re looking for some alone time over the weekend then I encourage you to look at the client hint articles this week and see if you can implement them yourselves.
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Robin writes the CSS Tricks newsletter and it is one hell of a good read, if you haven’t already subscribed you should do. In this article Robin lays out five different tips on how to write better newsletters (or even better emails for that matter)
Masonry.js is the best way to get a proper masonry layout because the JS will change and update the layout on the fly based on the users screen and interaction with the viewport, but it’s a js that might not run. This is another approach using tools in our CSS tool belt.
Following on from the article about preconnecting, Drew looks at a number of different resource hints that can be used to improve the users experience (with preconnect being one of those resource hints). I use the prefetch approach with the Briefer History of Time online book for the next chapter, a perfect example for its usage.
Rachel uses twitter to give us all an overview of Sub Grid and where it can be beneficial in our future projects.
This is a guide that everyone can use to learn about the practice of front-end development. It broadly outlines and discusses the practice of front-end engineering: how to learn it and what tools are used when practicing it in 2019.>
Just a short week this week due to the short week. We’re going away on a get together with our extended family so I’m sure I’ll be taking my self off someone to work on a side project for a few hours… this week’s side project is brought to you by 8th Wall – web based AR.