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Inspiration: Pitchfork Music Festival 2021
Looking for some colorful design inspiration? Check out the french edition of the Pitchfork Music Festival website.
Static vs. Dynamic vs. Jamstack: Where’s The Line?
You’ll often hear developers talking about “static” vs. “dynamic” sites, or you may have heard someone use the term Jamstack. What do these terms mean, and when does a “static” site become either a Jamstack or dynamic site?
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Cookieless Alternative To Embed HTML, CSS And JS Code Snippets
Embedding code examples with third-party scripts often leads to tracking or cookies. We always wanted to have a simple website with a good UX, so setting cookies for no reason wasn’t an option for us. Now, with Indiepen, we are proud to introduce a privacy-friendly alternative.
Exploring the CSS Paint API: Image Fragmentation Effect
A look at the Houdini's CSS Paint API!
The State Of Web Workers In 2021
The web is single-threaded. This makes it increasingly hard to write smooth and responsive apps. Workers have a bad rep, but can be an important and useful tool in any web developer’s toolbelt for these kinds of problems. Let’s get up to speed on Workers on the Web!
How to Code a Playable Synth Keyboard
Gatsby Serverless Functions And The International Space Station
Gatsby recently announced the launch of “functions”. In this article, Paul Scanlon explains how to get the current location of the International Space Station (ISS) as it orbits the Earth in realtime using Gatsby Functions and then display it on a 3D interactive globe using React Three Fibre.
Global vs. Local Styling In Next.js
Color Tools And Resources
Do you need a little inspiration boost? We’ve collected some useful color tools and resources that we’ve discovered lately — to help you get the most out of your creativity. We’ve also just recently covered CSS auditing tools, CSS generators, accessible front-end components, front-end boilerplates and VS code extensions — you might find them useful, too.
Maintaining End-To-End Quality With Visual Testing
By adding visual elements to your tests, you can gain more options to add meaningful ways in maintaining a high level of quality for your app. Colby Fayock explains how.
Freelance React Developer Checklist
Essentially this checklist makes your onboarding as a React freelance developer more seaming-less when entering a new project and team, because before a company can hire you as a React freelancer, both sides need to talk through this checklist to get their requirements aligned.
Episode #471: Including Perf as a Job, How Much to Bill Clients and more!
Can doing performance audits be a career in 2021? Comparing streaming and recording with Riverside and Streamyard. Is the front of the frontend being consumed by automation? Struggles in hiring and putting together resumes. And how much should freelancers bill clients for their own education and learning?
Tools And Practices To Speed Up The Vue.js Development Process
Even though Vue.js claims to have an approachable minimalist framework that can be incrementally adaptable, it can be a little bit overwhelming when starting as a Vue.js newbie. In this article, we’re looking at ways to make writing Vue.js a breeze.
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