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monica.css

Monica Dinculescu: I don’t want every possible padding and margin and colour and flexbox configuration in the world. I just want the ones that I know I end up using in every project. So here is monica.css: my very own CSS framework, which I copy paste at the beginning of every CSS file and take it from there. I love it when people make their own CSS starter. I like Sanitize, but even that feels like a bit much for most things I poke...

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Blame the implementation, not the technique

I'm not sure we've gotten much better at this since Tim Kadlec wrote this in 2012: Stop me if you’ve heard this one before.“Responsive design is bad for performance.”“User agent detection is bad. Don’t segment the web.”“Hybrid apps don’t work as well as native apps.”“CSS preprocessors shouldn’t be used because they create bloated CSS.”... Find out for yourself if the tool is really where the blame should be...

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A Headless CMS for You and Your Web Development Agency

(This is a sponsored post.) Storyblok is a headless but component-based CMS with a built-in live-preview. You can use it for building fast and reliable websites and power native apps with your favorite technology. Let us start with the basics and what a headless CMS is: A headless content management system is a back-end only content management system (CMS) built from the ground up as a content repository that makes content accessible...

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2020 Stack

In an article with the most clickbaity article ever, Joe Honton does a nice job of talking about the evolving landscape of web development. "Full-stack" perhaps had its day as a useful term, but since front-end development touches so many parts of the stack now, it's not a particularly useful term. Joe himself did a lot to popularize it, so it does feel extra meaningful coming from him. Plus the spectrum of how much there is...

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Toward Responsive Elements

Hot news from Brian Kardell, regarding what we've been referring to as "container queries," the most hotly requested feature in CSS: There does seem to be some general agreement on at least one part of what I am going to call instead "Responsive Design for Components" and that is that flipping the problem on its head is better. The flipping here sounds like instead of doing it as media query, we do it at the...