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Google's new algorithm shrinks JPEG files by 35 percent

For obvious reasons, Google has a vested interest in reducing the time it takes to load websites and services. One method is reducing the file size of images on the internet, which they previously pulled off with the WebP format back in 2014, which shrunk photos by 10 percent. Their latest …

Google

The tech industry needs more designers — are hybrid designer-developers the answer?

The growing need for tech designers is driving the industry to seek out multi-disciplinary talent and leading to more inclusive hiring practices. Highlighting this trend, John Maeda, former design partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, has published a new report on what companies are looking …

Innovation

Firefox Browser 52 Announced With 'Game Changing' Support For Complex Web Apps

Mozilla has heralded the release of a new version of Firefox that it says enables resource-intensive web content like games, apps, and image-editors to run in a browser window at previously unachievable native speeds.<p>To accomplish the feat, Firefox 52 supports Web Assembly, a new standard developed …

Web Development

20 Awe-Inspiring Codepen Examples You Can Learn From

Posted on March 08, 2017<p>CodePen.io is an online code editor that allows you to develop in an open-source environment. You create 'pens' which display …

Web Development

WebAssembly: A game changer for the Web | Mozilla

No-one scrolls on the web. If it were 1996...

"Everything must be above the fold!", "All important stuff should be in the top 20% of your content!", "Design the website like it was a Powerpoint …

Now sites can fingerprint you online even when you use multiple browsers

Online tracking gets more accurate and harder to evade.<p>Researchers have recently developed the first reliable technique for websites to track …

Web Development

The future: Zoe Gillenwater on new web technologies

Born in Chicago but based in Amsterdam, Zoe Gillenwater is a senior UX designer at Booking.com. She's also a regular conference speaker who most …

Web Design

Top 11 JavaScript Libraries That Are Worth Your Attention

Front-end development tools have advanced and succeeded in the last few years. These days JS libraries and frameworks can streamline the workflow, …

Net Neutrality

What I Learned Recreating One Chart Using 24 Tools

Back in May of this year, I set myself a challenge: I wanted to try as many applications and libraries and programming languages in the field of data …

Data Visualization

How to Cope with WordPress Coding Overwhelm

Web development is not easy work. New themes. New plugins. New responsive design techniques. New platforms. New JavaScript frameworks and libraries. …

WordPress

Git and Github in Plain English

This blog post aims to explain the “theory” behind version control (Git and Github) in plain English so that you understand the big picture of how …

GitHub

Three This-Changes-Everything Features in WordPress 4.7

Three major changes in WordPress 4.7 jump out as having the power to significantly transform how I do my work every day.Happy December 6, 2016! …

WordPress

Random Interesting Facts on HTML/SVG usage

Last time, we saw how the average web page looks like using data from about 8 million websites. That's a lot of data, and we've been continuing to …

Web Development

Pa11y

A command-line interface which loads web pages and highlights any accessibility issues it finds. Useful in<p>CI, or for when you want to run a one-off …

Web components are easy now (it’s just the web)

(And back to regular programming with my humble apologies for interrupting the flow of drivellous technodetritus with trivial matters of social …

JavaScript

How the Web Became Unreadable

I<b>t’s been getting harder</b> for me to read things on my phone and my laptop. I’ve caught myself squinting and holding the screen closer to my face. I’ve …

Web Design

HTML5 Introduces New Security Threats!

HTML5, the fifth standard of HTML released in 2014, is slowly becoming more prevalent across the internet as browsers adopt the new protocol and …

Information Security

Everything is fine with JavaScript

this is the only paper that’s willing to tell the truth: that everything is just fine.There’s a sort of blog post you’ve probably read - a sarcastic …

JavaScript

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Column Charts in CSS

Firstly, we need to start with some structured data. Tables are pretty good for this kind of thing:<p><b>Note</b>: jsfiddle does not (currently) support …

Web Development

SVG has more potential

19 Sep 2016<p>I think many of us are not using SVG to its full potential. I often see SVG used as an alternative image format or as a simple solution …

Web Development

Minimal jQuery Password Strength Indicator - PasswordRulesHelper

PasswordRulesHelper is a simple, tiny jQuery plugin that provides a visual feedback to help users meet your minimum password requirements. The plugin …

Web Development

Give Floats the Flick in CSS Layouts

If you’re new to CSS layouts, you’d be forgiven for thinking that using CSS floats in imaginative ways is the height of skill. If you have consumed …

Full Width Containers in Limited Width Parents

I bookmarked a tweet a few months ago, as it was a bonafide CSS trick and that's what we love around here.The issue is: <b>how do we make a</b> …

Web Development

9 Reasons You Should Know a Little HTML and CSS

You've heard over and over that everyone should learn to code. Alright already! But as a writer, marketer, finance guru or nonprofit worker, why in the world should you get into coding?<p>Well, I‘m here to tell you that even a little knowledge of HTML and CSS can make a big difference in your career. …

Apps

Better WordPress Option panel

Background<p>About a year ago i asked a question at WPSE and I'll Quote:<p>I found that the longest part of a plugin or theme development is creating the …