Despite my blog supposably being tangentially related to the fact I do develop stuff sometimes, recently most of my blog posts have been about not-front-end-development, likely an outgrowth of the fact I spend 40 some hours any given week talking or thinking about front end development.
To keep me on course, I'm going to try to do a quarterly update on what's been bouncing around in my head, what I've been up to, what excites me and what disappointments me.
Preload seems like the next no-brainer step in optimization for campaign and CMS driven sites.
CSS's Object-Fit isn't much better than using Background-cover. You need JS to calculate the actual image size> as the DOM reports the image as the space occupied by the area that the image could occupy as opposed to what it occupies.
I'm learning React... slowly.
I finally built a simple useful coding tool, CSSFilterGenerator.com in early August.
Principle App & Flinto are the best ways to date to mock up UX interactions since they rely on Sketch. Previously attempts to introduce Pixate was a bust.
I still love Grunt, but I'm thinking its time to switch to Gulp.
Apple's re-commitment to Safari with Safari Technology Preview makes my heart swoon.
The IoT revolution has yet to impact my job, either it still hasn't hit, or we've learned that Twitter on refrigerators is silly.
You can rename IE to Edge, but it still is a laggard.
Flex and floats were meant to live in harmony, not in isolation.
- The PS4 4.0 release supposably updated the browser, I should do more browser tests.