In this week's news: Mozilla WebThings provides complete privacy for user data, an Internet Explorer mode is coming to Edge, and other interesting articles.
When we saw Chris put up a list of cloud-hosted data-stores, we couldn't resist letting him know that we also had one of those, only ours is a fully featured CMS that come with a rich query language and an open source, real time, collaborative authoring tool that you can tailor to your specific needs using React. It's called Sanity.io.
“Add us to your list!” we asked Chris. “No, your stuff is interesting, can’t you write about you… Read article
We've been working with Jetpack around here as a sponsor. It's a great match because as someone with a bunch of self-hosted WordPress sites, Jetpack is one of those no-brainer plugins for me. Jetpack can do a ton of good things for any site in a variety of very different ways. Here's one way to think about it: it brings the power of WordPress' own massive servers to you.
For now, let's just focus on one angle of what … Read article
Popular image file formats such as JPG, PNG, and GIF have been around for a long time. They are relatively efficient and web developers have introduced many optimization solutions to further compress their size. However, the era of JPGs, PNGs, and GIFs may be coming to an end as newer, more efficient image file formats aim to take their place.
We're going to explore these newer file formats in this post along with an analysis of how they stack up … Read article
I'm forever trying to make my local image workflow easier. I work with images as part of blog posts, images as part of sites I'm working on, images headed to social media... images everywhere. Almost always headed to the web. If we're taught one thing about images and the web, it's that they should be optimized.