Easy Sunday Ride
Brad Frost on wether an
input type="number" is always a good idea. (Hint: it's not)
Two days ago I booked two flights, made a reservation for an apartment and for a rental car — without leaving the office or even picking up the phone. All thanks to an invention made 30 years ago.
What seems so abundantly obvious to most people (I guess) is still somewhat of a technical marvel to me. This may sound like I'm exaggerating given that I'm a web developer but the truth is I am still amazed how the web has changed so many aspects of our lives so fundamentally.
That's what went through my head when I sat there, watching a live stream of birthday celebrations commemorating a medium that I was using at that very moment to watch said live stream on.
This sounded like another flavour of AMP to me, especially when I read this:
We use built-in optimizations and Google servers to improve page loading.
At least Google clarifies:
Lite pages are only triggered for extremely slow sites, so we encourage developers to measure how well their pages are currently performing over slow networks.
Happy Birthday World Wide Web!
Harry explains Cache-Control headers and directives with use cases and cache busting strategies.
It was about time: I finally relaunched my website.
This is neat: customise and download commonly used interface SVG icons.
And another really nice visual cheatsheet for CSS flexbox properties.
A really nice cheatsheet for CSS grid properties.
I still have to fully get my head around this but it seems Heydon Pickering solved container queries with this one.
This might be useful at some point!
Made me nod during the read: Bruce Lawson answering the question “What is ‘good’ HTML?”