Today’s Readings

The accepted answer to this StackOverflow question about the difference between call and apply is easily the best I have ever read! But it’s so simple, is that really all there is to it?

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Modern JavaScript Tooling is a fantastic round-up and run-down of the current JS tools out in the wild. Not a tutorial in any of them, more like a glossary for each…

The videos for Responsive Day Out 3: The Final Breakpoint are out! Begin consumption!

Bikers: Ever run out of water mid-ride? Of course you have. Well now, you can refill as you ride, from moisture in the air

Nice tutorial comparing CSS and SVG Text Effects from .

Using Bootstrap for your layout? walks through the benefits, and pitfalls, of using Grid and Flexbox instead.

Breakpoint Tester is an interesting RWD method: it scans your same-domain CSS files for breakpoints, then loads the current page in iframes of those sizes.

Some cool CSS background filters that you cannot use anywhere… Yet.

How well do you know HTML semantics?

A few pointers on How to Become a Great Front-End Engineer, from a great front-end engineer, .

Series of notes and starting points for checking your site’s performance.

And what better point to start thinking about performance, then when the site is being designed???

A Visual Introduction to Machine Learning is not only a fantastically well-thought out, and plainly explained, introduction to data analysis, but it’s also a simply gorgeous site to scroll through!

12 Ways to Secure Your WordPress Site goes way beyond 12, because it starts with a plethora of tips that everyone “should” know according to the author, but I guarantee many site owners are not doing. Worth at least a skim, regardless how up on WP security you think you are!

And finally, a day in the life of any web developer that has ever had any client ever… :-)

Happy reading,

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