Raindrop.io Bookmarks 09/19/2020
- Are search engines dead in China?
"Chinese users are stepping away from using traditional search engines, and instead, are leaning on searching within one-stop apps that are more tailored to their search queries."
- Connect, No Matter the Speed. Design for slow, intermittent, and... | by Ramprakash Ravichandran | Google Design | Aug, 2020 | Medium
"Connectivity issues existed before massive amounts of people began working from home and will continue to persist. Designing alternatives for various connectivity scenarios will make your users' lives just a little bit easier."
- How to use CSS clipping
"Clipping can be applied to any HTML element, not just images. There are a few different ways to create a clip-path, in this post we will take a look at them."
- How to use CSS masking
"Along with clipping, CSS masks are a way to add interest to images and other HTML elements without needing to use a graphics application."
- Webpagetest Joins Forces with Catchpoint | Digital Experience Monitoring | Catchpoint
"By joining forces, we will be bringing Catchpoint's broad test network to Webpagetest, move the infrastructure out of my basement and into a highly available environment with incredible operations and support."
"Because of how important text is to everything on the web, our browsers and operating systems do a lot of complex optimizations to ensure our text appears as legible as possible."