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​The Ultimate Guide to Headless CMS

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“View Source” in DevTools

When the conversation about the value of "View Source" rolls around, the #1 response I hear is along these lines:

No way, Jose! I use View Source all the time! It's very useful when you want to look at the raw HTML, not the DOM.

Yes, that is useful, and yes, there is a difference. But just because you are looking at DevTools doesn't mean the DOM is the only thing you can see.… Read article

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An Intro to Web Site Testing with Cypress

End-to-end testing is awesome because it mirrors the user’s experience. Where you might need a ton of unit tests to get good coverage (the kind where you test that a function returns a value you expect), you can write a single end-to-end test that acts like a real human as it tests several pieces of your app at once. It’s a very economical way of testing your app.

Cypress is a new-ish test runner with some features that take some … Read article

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Super-Powered Grid Components with CSS Custom Properties

A little while ago, I wrote a well-received article about combining CSS variables with CSS grid to help build more maintainable layouts. But CSS grid isn’t just for pages! That is a common myth. Although it is certainly very useful for page layout, I find myself just as frequently reaching for grid when it comes to components. In this article I’ll address using CSS grid at the component level.… Read article

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A Native Lazy Load for the Web

A new Chrome feature dubbed "Blink LazyLoad" is designed to dramatically improve performance by deferring the load of below-the-fold images and third-party <iframe></iframe>s.

The goals of this bold experiment are to improve the overall render speed of content that appears within a user’s viewport (also known as above-the-fold), as well as, reduce network data and memory usage. ✨… Read article

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Using CSS Clip Path to Create Interactive Effects, Part II

This is a follow up to my previous post looking into clip paths. Last time around, we dug into the fundamentals of clipping and how to get started. We looked at some ideas to exemplify what we can do with clipping. We’re going to take things a step further in this post and look at different examples, discuss alternative techniques, and consider how to approach our work to be cross-browser compatible.… Read article

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::before vs :before

Note the double-colon ::before versus the single-colon :before. Which one is correct?

Technically, the correct answer is ::before. But that doesn't mean you should automatically use it.… Read article

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A Basic WooCommerce Setup to Sell T-Shirts

WooCommerce is a powerful eCommerce solution for WordPress sites. If you're like me, and like working with WordPress and have WordPress-powered sites already, WooCommerce is a no-brainer for helping you sell things online on those sites. But even if you don't already have a WordPress site, WooCommerce is so good I think it would make sense to spin up a WordPress site so you could use it for your eCommerce solution. … Read article

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