Diigo Bookmarks 02/10/2019
- Making functional CSS work for me * CSS & HTML * Kilian Valkhof
"You can use the @apply syntax in your own CSS blocks to add utility class styling to your own CSS selectors. This lets me write my generic styling for repeated elements (paragraphs, headings etc) in my CSS, cleaning up my HTML and immediately getting rid of the repetition."
- On Simplicity | Max Böck - Frontend Web Developer
"We assume that complex problems always require complex solutions. We try to solve complexity by inventing tools and technologies to address a problem; but in the process we create another layer of complexity that, in turn, causes its own set of issues."
- New Horizons' Evocative Farewell Glance at Ultima Thule
"The first close-up images of Ultima Thule - with its two distinct and, apparently, spherical segments - had observers calling it a "snowman." However, more analysis of approach images and these new departure images have changed that view, in part by revealing an outline of the portion of the KBO that was not illuminated by the Sun, but could be "traced out" as it blocked the view to background stars."
- The case for vanilla front-end development
"This article explains how pushdata.io was developed from scratch, without any kind of framework or components, and makes the case for framework-free front-end web development using vanilla HTML, CSS, JS."
- Navigation Should Be Boring - Allen Pike
"keep the navigation boring. At least at first. Use colour, typography, and the many other tools in your tickle trunk to make your product interesting and appealing while you prove out your business model. Invest in navigation, sure - but invest in making it clear, fast, and good."
- Ulmo - Automatically find behaviors that frustrate or irritate users
"Automatically find behaviors that frustrate or irritate users and take actions to engage and convert in real-time."