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Our take on Web technologies, tools, and methods.
Rich McLaughlin uses "The Legend of Zelda" to teach different game mechanics. He also covers the core topics you need to get rolling with Canvas for game or traditional web development.
Many people own older computers, have slow connections, or struggle with physical disabilities that prevent them from accessing today’s newer sites and apps. How do you strike a balance in your design to include everyone?
The universal selector selects everything in your document, the same way the "wild card" selector does in Linux. However, when you include the universal selector as part of a larger complex selector, confusion sets in. How exactly does the universal selector work?
Rob Wormald explains how to use Angular 2 and RxJS to make your apps run fast.
nth-child and nth-of-type sound like the same thing, and in some situations, they can act the same way as well. Learn which pseudoclass is right for which situation, and never confuse the two again!
Learn a straightforward approach to front-end microservices with Tailor, a library that provides a middleware which you can integrate into any Node.js server.
As web developers, we are responsible for shaping the experiences of users’ online lives. By making ethical, user-centered choices, we create a better web for everyone.
Part of the new CSS3 standard, the nth-of-type and nth-last-of-type pseudoclasses are a useful way to select elements on a website, such as odd or even elements, or every 3rd or 4th element. Learn how this simple selector can impact your next project.
Kyle Simpson demonstrates how ES6 makes strings easier to assemble.
The skills and techniques used to create for the web will continue to be valuable, even if technology markets cool for a while.
Part of the new CSS3 standard, the nth-child and nth-last-child pseudoclasses are a useful way to select elements on a website, such as odd or even elements, or every 3rd or 4th element. Learn how this simple selector can impact your next project.
Use attribute selectors to label links consistently with this handy formula.
Part of the CSS2 standard, and expanded in CSS3, an attribute selector selects attributes, rather than tags, in your HTML. Variations include simple, exact, partial, and beginning and ending substrings.
As the core group of people needed to create and maintain a technology shrinks, will polarization occur in a job market accustomed to stratification? Simon St. Laurent explores a future where programming will become like plumbing.
In CSS, rem and em are two commonly encountered units of measurement. What does each unit mean? What is the difference between the two?
From front end to server side to performance and more, web developers will find plenty to explore at OSCON in Austin, Texas.
Learn where the content management industry, software, and discipline are headed.
Now, after two long decades, we have actual layout systems coming to fruition.
Traditional RWD techniques work great in many cases, but when you really need that extra level of cross-platform polish, media queries et al will only get you so far.
An excerpt from Lorna Mitchell's PHP Web Services, 2nd Edition
:focus'ing on users.
Avoid problems associated with a quick fix by creating a stable workflow.