Wufoo really is firing on all cylinders lately! As you may know, I’ve been using Wufoo here on this site, and pretty much every other site I’ve ever made, to power the web forms for over a decade. That’s a dang long time, which
Chrome 69 is notable for us CSS developers:
Just like the title says! Here’s a sidebar navigation bar that…
- Uses sticky positioning. It stays on the screen when it can, but won’t overlap the header, footer, or ever make any of it’s links inaccessible.
- Scrolls smoothly to the sections you click to.
- Activates the current nav based on scroll position (it’s
Harry Roberts talks about some methods for getting comfy with a new (“specifically CSS”) code base. Harry’s done this a lot as someone who parachutes into new code bases regularly as a consultant. But I think this is also quite interesting for people starting a new job. So much web
A reader wrote in to tell me we should update our articles about SVG
<use> elements. The attribute we always use for them,
xlink:href, is deprecated. Indeed, MDN says:
Paraphrased question from email:
I just read your article Responsive Images: If you’re just changing resolutions, use srcset. In the age of “responsive websites,”
srcsetdoes not help in certain situations. For example, I have a popular products slider. On mobile, I have one image per slide where
The path to becoming a front-end developer, as looked back upon by anyone who self-identifies that way, is likely a very windy one full of thorn bushes and band websites. Still, documenting a path, even if it’s straighter and far cleaner than reality, is an interesting exercise and might just
I tend to think of variable fonts as a font format in which a single font file is capable of displaying type at near-infinite variations of things like boldness, width, and slantyness. In my experience, that’s a common use case. Just check out many of the interactive demos over at
Accessibility is a crucial part of government product design. First, it’s the law. Federal agencies face legal consequences when they don’t meet accessibility requirements. Second, it affects us all. Whether you have a motor disability, you sprained your wrist playing dodgeball, you need
The most FA of all the FAQs.
Here’s Laura Kalbag:
Find what you love. Don’t worry about needing to learn every language, technique or tool. Start with what interests you, and carve your own niche. And then use your powers for good!
And my own:
Buy a domain name. Figure out how to