The State of CSS - Ryan Oglesby
How 17 Lines of Code Improved Shopify.com Loading by 50% - Shopify Engineering
"Big improvements don't have to be hard nor take a long time to implement. It took, for example, only 17 lines of code to decrease the time to display text on Shopify.com by 50%. That saved visitors 1.2 seconds: each second matters given that 40% of users expect a website to load within two seconds and those same users will abandon a site if it takes longer than three."
Fun with Viewport Units | CSS-Tricks
"Viewport units have been around for several years now, with near-perfect support in the major browsers, but I keep finding new and exciting ways to use them. I thought it would be fun to review the basics, and then round-up some of my favorite use-cases."
4 Things I Know About Pattern Libraries - daverupert.com
"Vertical spacing is one of the toughest parts of building a Pattern Library."
How the minmax() Function Works
"perhaps the most popular and useful case for the minmax() function it's ability to enable us create responsive designs without the use of any media queries."
Are Float Labels Really That Problematic After All?
"it's important to call out some subtle absolute statements in the article and point out their relativity based on design at large, rather than the individual pattern of a floating label."