while the streets of Cologne are full of people celebrating carnival I wanna give you a quick update on recent developments in our industry:
- Responsive Images will be implemented in Chrome 34 with
<picture>to follow soon and Firefox is also getting ready for implementation of both. This is so awesome! I’ve been awaiting this since I opened the whole discussion back in 2011. After 2.5 years we’re now going to get this feature in our browsers! Thanks to all who are/were involved into the spec-writing and promotion of Responsive Images, you’re all awesome!
- Imager.js 0.2.0 is out with IE8 support, alt-attributes, and many improvements on the code.
- GitHub released a invite-only beta of a new code editor called Atom.
- Bower 1.3 is to be announced soon and besides many bugfixes, a
bower versioncommand, scripts and hook support, circular dependencies will now install.
General useful things
- How to tell a user story
- The visualization of Continuous Delivery
- Start coding with Wireframes. Fear not, my code-averse friend.
- A solid set of Git conventions can help to improve working together in a project a lot.
- Why refactoring your code constantly should be an important part of your process.
- A sum-up about Responive Strategies and methods by Brad Frost.
- Github Auto Deploy is a small python server that auto deploys changes pushed to GitHub to your server through a deployment script.
- Twitter open sourced its RTL style sheet BiDi flipper.
- Parker is a stylesheet analysis npm tool that reports complexity and general metrics.
- A take-away post from the Velocity Europe conference, a 2-day web performance summit.
- Does PageSpeed guide you in the wrong direction when saying to serve CSS from a cookieless domain? Jonathan Klein is revising the “use cookieless domain” statement in his article.
- Create an advanced star rating system with Sass which even can handle half stars.
- An introduction to the new CSS text property
text-align-lastwhich solves issues with a justified text block and last-line handling.
- Confused about the CSS values
em? Understand them now.
- Index 42. Isn’t the number enough to have a look at it?
- Sketch every day…
- Jeremy Keith on evolving the web with our clients while supporting older browsers. Easier than you might think…
- …and Laura Kalbag on “offering what clients expect”.
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