I was really excited to hear about Microsoft’s Pointer Events recommendation, then really disappointed to hear that Chrome decided not to support them, even after their okay argument…
orphans are important enough for print CSS, but Dudley Storey says they have a place in screen CSS as well.
Sticking with Dudley for a couple more about image maps! Right? :-)
And now sticking with SVGs for a couple more…
- Chris Coyier talks about SVG sizing options
- Still with CSS Tricks, but from Sara Soueidan this time, learn how SVG shape morphing works!
- James Williamson contrasts and compares the pros and cons of icon fonts vs SVG icons
all: initial; new to me, thanks Bruce Lawson!
The API Simulator simulates APIs to help with dev work; slick idea!
I could never figure out why
.remove() didn’t exist in native JS… Glad it’s coming, and glad that until it is available everywhere, there are polyfills…
Buggyfill is “not a polyfill” (because it fixes bad behavior rather than adding missing behavior), but if you want to use
vmax, especially across mobile (where it is most needed), you might want to check it out.
Get to know
zip better in this tutorial. Promises that “if you learn these 5 functions your code will become shorter, more self-descriptive, and more durable.” Sounds good to me!
As with all databases, WP databases can easily get bloated and sluggish. So find out how to set-up your WP DB to behave better, and clean itself up!
I was not familiar with the HTML5
menuitem elements, but I’m glad I am now! I love coding semantically, so will be great to push these into future projects!
No one should be surprised to read that performance is terrible on e-commerce site, because performance has long been terrible on all sites.
And when we talk about performance, we always talk about compression. And when we talk about compression, we mostly think about Gzip, right? Okay, maybe deflate. Wow, there are a LOT more options than I ever knew…
But before you compress, I guess, you should remove all the cruft from your images, starting with all your personal data!
And if you’ve still not had enough performance-related reading, here is more than you could possibly read in a week…
And finally, Gaga isn’t the only one that was born a certain way… So was the web. :-)