Free book by Chris Fernandi:
The web is a bloated, over-engineered mess. And, I believe many of our modern “best practices” are actually making the web worse.
In this book, I want to share some ideas on how to fix it, and explore a new set of best practices to replace what we do today.
(The alternate title for this book is “Old man yells at cloud.”)
/me nods along
If you want, you can also watch a recording of a talk by Chris covering the same contents:
As mentioned before, here’s a related quote by Derek Featherstone:
In the web front-end stack — HTML, CSS, JS, and ARIA — if you can solve a problem with a simpler solution lower in the stack, you should. It’s less fragile, more foolproof, and just works.