Scroll-Linked Animations with CSS Scroll-Timeline (CSS Conf Colombia)

I just finished giving a lightning talk at the wonderful CSS Conf Colombia covering Scroll-Linked Animations with CSS @scroll-timeline. Really enjoyed giving a talk again after all this time, especially with this great vibe they have going on and the afterparty in gather.town (skribbl FTW!). # Slides You can find the slides embedded below: # …

Learning from W3C MiniApps

Recently the W3C announced MiniApps: MiniApp as a new form of mobile application, leveraging both Web technologies (especially CSS and JavaScript) as well as capabilities of native application. I was a bit confused about them at first, and thought they were directly competing with PWAs. Thankfully Thomas Steiner chimed in, referring to a whole presentation …

When in doubt, trust the browser

Presentation by Pieter Beulque, as given at the most recent FronteersBE meetup, in which he builds a Tweet Embed using Web Components’ Custom Elements. As a front-end developer, you’re always confronted with making choices. In this talk I cover the benefits you get for free when considering W3C standards or standard browser API’s instead of …

Demystifying the future of CSS with sparkles of JS

At the recent JSConf.be conference here in Belgium, Ibe Vanmeenen gave a very nice talk introducing Houdini. CSS as a language is at the brink of a great revolution. Once such a closed and magical language, it will open up to you and your creativity in all it's glory. CSS will become an easy to …

V8 internals for JavaScript developers: Arrays

This presentation demonstrates how learning just a little bit about JavaScript engine internals can help you improve the run-time performance of your JavaScript code — not just in V8 specifically, but across all JavaScript engines! A written version is also available.

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 …