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CSS Layout News - Issue 228 - 10th Dec 2019

News Issue 228 It's my last trip of 2019, and I'm in San Francisco

Tue, 10 Dec 2019 15:00:23 +0000

CSS Layout News - Issue 227 - 3rd Dec 2019

News Issue 227 Given that today is the United Nations International

Tue, 03 Dec 2019 13:00:00 +0000

CSS Layout News - Issue 226 - 26th Nov 2019

News Issue 226 I am writing this intro on the airplane back from We

Tue, 26 Nov 2019 13:00:00 +0000

CSS Layout News - Issue 225 - 19th Nov 2019

News Issue 225 It's cold and frosty here in the UK, I'm heading to

Tue, 19 Nov 2019 13:00:00 +0000

CSS Layout News - Issue 224 - 12th Nov 2019

News Issue 224 I'm back in the UK after speaking at Refresh Conf in

Tue, 12 Nov 2019 18:00:00 +0000

CSS Layout News - Issue 223 - 5th Nov 2019

News Issue 223 This week I am heading back to The Netherlands for R

Tue, 05 Nov 2019 15:50:41 +0000

CSS Layout News - Issue 222 - 29th Oct 2019

News Issue 222 Hello from a snowy Denver, where yesterday I spoke a

Tue, 29 Oct 2019 15:12:08 +0000

CSS Layout News - Issue 221 - 22nd Oct 2019

News Issue 221 I'm in the UK, and the end of conference season is i

Tue, 22 Oct 2019 13:00:00 +0100

CSS Layout News - Issue 220 - 15th Oct 2019

News Issue 220 I'm writing this intro sat at SmashingConf, I'll be

Tue, 15 Oct 2019 23:12:00 +0100

CSS Layout News - Issue 219 - 8th Oct 2019

News Issue 219 I'm briefly back in the UK after Fronteers and View

Tue, 08 Oct 2019 15:16:29 +0100

CSS Tricks

Blue Beanie Day 2019

November 30th, the official "Blue Beanie Day," has come and gone. I'm not sure I ever grokked the exa

Fri, 13 Dec 2019 20:48:07 +0000

Adam Argyle’s 2020 CSS Predictions

I think Adam's first prediction is his boldest, even beyond his Hail Mary prediction. CSS grid is awe

Fri, 13 Dec 2019 20:47:57 +0000


Interesting idea for a "chat room" from Postlight:Create a Yap chat room.Invite others to join and ta

Fri, 13 Dec 2019 16:08:54 +0000

Detecting Inactive Users

Most of the time you don’t really care about whether a user is actively engaged or temporarily inacti

Fri, 13 Dec 2019 14:47:25 +0000


A standard copy-and-paste YouTube embed lands on your page as an <iframe> which loads a big ol'

Fri, 13 Dec 2019 14:46:24 +0000

Weekly Platform News: Strict Tracking Protection, Dark Web Pages, Periodic Background Sync

In this week's news: Firefox gets strict, Opera goes to the dark side, and Chrome plans to let web ap

Thu, 12 Dec 2019 21:41:42 +0000

Dip Your Toes Into Hardware With WebMIDI

Did you know there is a well-supported browser API that allows you to interface with interesting and

Thu, 12 Dec 2019 15:07:11 +0000

How I’ve Improved as a Web Developer (and a Person) in 2019

We’re sliding into the roaring twenties of the twenty-first century (cue Jazz music 🎷). It’s

Wed, 11 Dec 2019 21:44:16 +0000

Freak Flags

I don't see image sprites used that much anymore, but it's still a good technique for reducing downlo

Wed, 11 Dec 2019 15:06:18 +0000

Just Sharing My Gulpfile

Seemingly out of the blue, the Gulp processing I had set up for this site started to have a race cond

Wed, 11 Dec 2019 14:52:17 +0000

CSS Wizardry

Lazy Pre-Browsing with Prefetch

I’m working with a client at the moment who, unfortunately, has a blocking thirdparty stylesheet that

Thu, 15 Aug 2019 14:47:28 +0000

Making Cloud.typography Fast(er)

Disclaimers: I was not approached or hired byHoefler&Co orCloud.typography to look into any ofth

Tue, 13 Aug 2019 09:51:11 +0000

Time to First Byte: What It Is and Why It Matters

I’m working on a client project at the moment and, as they’re an ecommerce site,there are a lot of fa

Thu, 08 Aug 2019 02:06:56 +0000

Self-Host Your Static Assets

One of the quickest wins—and one of the first things I recommend my clientsdo—to make websites faster

Fri, 31 May 2019 21:10:11 +0000

Tips for Technical Interviews

Yesterday, I spoke at ITKonket in Kragujevac, Serbia.During the Q&A after my talk, one great and

Thu, 25 Apr 2019 15:19:18 +0000

Cache-Control for Civilians

The best request is the one that never happens: in the fight for fast websites,avoiding the network i

Mon, 04 Mar 2019 01:21:39 +0000

Bandwidth or Latency: When to Optimise for Which

When it comes to network performance, there are two main limiting factors thatwill slow you down: ban

Thu, 31 Jan 2019 14:11:15 +0000

ITCSS × Skillshare

Back in February 2018, Scott Sullivan, Partnerships Team Lead atSkillshare, sent me an email asking i

Mon, 26 Nov 2018 17:04:10 +0000

What If?

I was recently conducting some exploratory work for a potential client whenI hit upon a pretty severe

Fri, 23 Nov 2018 17:51:40 +0000

CSS and Network Performance

Despite having been called CSS Wizardry for over a decade now,there hasn’t been a great deal of CSS-r

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 19:57:12 +0000

W3 CSS Blog

Minutes Telecon 2019-12-11

TabAtkins will review issue #4497 (Limit local fonts to those selected by users in browser settings (


Minutes Telecon 2019-12-04

Resolved: Publish FPWD of resize-observer Resolved: Add Adam Argyle as an editor for Colors L5 Resolv


CSS Containment Module Level 1 is a W3C Recommendation

The CSS WG has published the CSS Containment Module Level 1 as a W3C Recommendation This CSS module d


Minutes Telecon 2019-11-20

The next F2F is in about 2 months so anyone planning on going should make travel plans. There is an e


Minutes Telecon 2019-11-13

Resolved: Publish new WD for Text 4 Resolved: Republish Fonts 4 Resolved: Pick option 2; effectively


CSS Text 3 Updated

The CSS Working Group has published an updated Working Draft of CSS Text Level 3. CSS Text contains v


Minutes Telecon 2019-11-06

Resolved: Accept the change that astearns put into the ED, handling the case where margin = 0 for ver


Minutes Telecon 2019-10-30

Resolved: We come up with a set of mandated color mappings for deprecated system colors, put in spec,


Minutes Telecon 2019-10-23

The use case presented in issue #4329 (Add vhc value) to address the shifting viewports in mobile whe


Minutes Telecon 2019-10-16

Resolved: Pseudo elements are targeted via a parent plus a pseudo selector (Issue #4301: Dependency o

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