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Ethan Marcotte avatar Ethan Marcotte wrote

Responsive web design turns ten

I remember being really excited when I read Ethan's Responsive Web Design article on A List Apart and saw the final responsive result.

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Tim Kadlec avatar Tim Kadlec wrote

The Cost of Javascript Frameworks

In an ideal world, I believe a framework should go beyond developer experience value and provide concrete value for the people using our sites. Performance is just one part of that—accessibility and security both come to mind as well—but it’s an essential part.

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Harry Roberts avatar Harry Roberts wrote

The Fastest Google Fonts

If you're using Google Fonts service instead of self-hosting the fonts (even if they come from Google Fonts), Harry shows here the optimal performance and UX you can get with it, with lot of details, but a really simple solution.

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Tom MacWright avatar Tom MacWright wrote

Second-guessing the modern web

[…] there is a swath of use cases which would be hard without React and which aren’t complicated enough to push beyond React’s limits. But there are also a lot of problems for which I can’t see any concrete benefit to using React. Those are things like blogs, shopping-cart-websites, mostly-CRUD-and-forms-websites. For these things, all of the fancy optimizations are optimizations to get you closer to the performance you would’ve gotten if you just hadn’t used so much technology.