In talks discussing performance, speakers will often talk about what the “weight” of a website is. What does that actually mean? And how do you find it? How big is the page load? When we talk about “How much does this website weigh?” we tend to mean “How big is the page load”? This will […]
I finally paid attention to React when David Nolen wrote a post involving it in December. I have great respect for Nolen’s work, and it made me give the library a look (and I expect many others did the same). If you haven’t checked it out yet, React is Facebook’s “V in MVC” library. There’s a […]
A few of my favorite links from SassConf. CSS Spinners (a cute site!) http://css-spinners.com/#/spinners/ True library https://github.com/ericam/true (ZOMG TESTING) Our eyes are biased re: light and dark colors. However, there is a Compass plugin that will help you with that: https://github.com/timhettler/compass-yiq-color-contrast; and compass is going to use YIQ in the future to determine “light” and “dark” colors. Libsass! […]
So I (minorly) kvetched about how when exploring $ in devtools, jQuery is represented as a fabulous string: I use the console a lot to explore libraries, discover functionality, etc. Coupled with that, I’ve also started using both Chrome and Firefox devtools to try and become a master of both (and also get used to […]
A short post to file under “I finally know the answer!” I was checking out the latest issue of .net magazine (which recently has a new online home) and the cover story is on devtools. We all love devtools, right? But ever since Bonnie Vasko came around the PhillyJSDev meetup to talk about Chrome devtools, […]
Are there rules about referring to yourself in the third person on your own blog? Maybe? Well, whatever. Check it out here: http://shoptalkshow.com/episodes/067-with-pam-selle/ Lots of talk about civic hacking and hackathons, I spiel a little about AxisPhilly, and lots of chatting about front-end development questions.
You can now go see the recording(registration required) from yesterday’s Fluent Conf webcast. All the talks are great, and mine is from about minutes 60 to 90. Better yet, come join me at Fluent Conf in May and see it live! Talk description: Prototyping à la Node with Express User testing and prototyping are great […]