Tame your Service Worker before your Progressive Web App go into the wild

Slidedeck by Maxim Salnikov: With great power comes great responsibility – trivially, but true: I’ll show the examples of how easy the “Progressive” part of the PWA term could become “Regressive”, how to fix this, and how to test our Service Worker before deploying your app. First, we’ll go through the well-known PWA functionality (App …

Mediaqueryless Responsiveness

Slides of the – highly entertaining – talk @Vasilis gave at CSS Day 2016 in which he elaborated on a few techniques he experimented with in order to get responsive-like sites without using any media queries. Some neat tricks include: Calling it “active whitespace” instead of floats getting stacked up 😛 Setting a unit-ed value …

Down the Rabbit Hole: Javascript in Wonderland

Talk by Claudia Hernández, on a few of Javascript’s oddities and (un)expected behaviors: There’s a presentation embedded in this post. View it on Speaker Deck. For a language originally created in 10 days it surely has a lot of quirks and perks many JS developers are unaware of. Sometimes, it might even seem like we …