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.
From front end to server side to performance and more, web developers will find plenty to explore at OSCON in Austin, Texas.
Now, after two long decades, we have actual layout systems coming to fruition.
:focus'ing on users.
Avoid problems associated with a quick fix by creating a stable workflow.
Tracy Osborn explores the two most important principles to being a better designer
Douglas Crockford introduces Seif, an open source project started at PayPal with the goal of transitioning the Web into an application delivery system.
Brad Green explains how new techniques make it easy to use advanced browser features like Web workers, HTTP/2, and service workers for building robust apps.
Sarah Drasner covers advanced, performant SVG animation techniques that offer cross-browser stability.
"It's time that I sit down and listen to you." Kyle Simpson is stepping back so that new and different voices can come forward. Here he offers observations and encouragement from seven years of conference talks.
Watch keynotes from the O'Reilly Fluent Conference in San Francisco.
Brendan Eich on the Web's journey to rival native.
The state of accessibility on the Web is rapidly improving. Laura Palmaro shares tips and tools for continuing this upward trajectory.
Laurie Voss tells the story of how npm made the journey from a monolithic, single-process registry to a distributed system made up of separate measurable, testable, and manageable microservices.
Steve Atkin on IBM's Globalization Pipeline on Bluemix.
Web apps have long been considered underpowered compared to native mobile apps. Alex Russell describes a new way to build web apps that combines emerging browser features to bring mobile apps up to desktop standards.
Help us gain insight into the trends, tools, and salaries of today’s Web professionals.
The literal value of an object exposes the properties or attributes in a way which we can see (and read).
Things you can do to bridge the gap between development and marketing.
You'd think that the Web had already tried everything, but it keeps reinventing itself.
How similarity can both unite and divide as developers seek greater control over delivery.
After years of racing, the Web may finally be slowing to breathe.
PHP is experiencing a renaissance, with improvements and new standards.
This short guide covers the major changes in PHP 7, including a revamped engine, a bunch of new features, and a lot of language cleanup.
Make sure your framework has the functionality you need without bloated code to slow you down
Will content-blocking change the Web?
Common Web patterns emerge from a variety of design pattern components.
What you need to know to make an informed choice.
An overview of modern tools and techniques for developing static websites.
Enabling the creation of maintainable sites and apps that look great across a variety of different devices and contexts.
Look beyond jQuery to an MV* approach.
Organizations can no longer bolt on an API and force developers to use it. Entire markets are emerging where APIs compete for the attention of developers.
Raising the banner for a new discipline.
How much do you need to know?
PHP gains some modern features as it heads to a 7.0 release.
You're using the Web even when you don't think you are.
Charting the progress towards AngularJS 2.0
6 highlights from Axel Rauschmayer's webcast
On both front and back end, the Web challenges conventional wisdom.
Join O'Reilly's online learning platform. Get a free trial today and find answers on the fly, or master something new and useful.