Hope you enjoy this week’s links. I’m taking a little different approach by adding more links, but also trying to comment more on them. Let me know what you think.
- Angular momentum
- Tour of a Performant and Responsive CSS Only Site
- How to Teach Yourself Web Development
- Project Spartan and the Windows 10 January Preview Build
It’s finally here. No more rumors.
- Other Ways to Make Money as a Freelancer
- Some Ideas for Checkout Effects
- WordPress › RICG Responsive Images
- These 7 things are slowing down your site’s user experience (and you have no control over them)
- Getting to Know LibSass
LibSass could be the future, with not having a dependency on Ruby. But it still doesn’t support “&”. That will come with time.
- 5 Web Design Tips You Probably Haven’t Heard Before
- GSS: Layout Reimagined
Another grid system?
- WP Migrate DB Pro
I use this all the time to migrate DB’s from QA to STAGE and PROD.
- WP101 | Post Status
I saw that MediaTemple auto-installs this with their managed WordPress hosting. Not a bad idea to install on client sites.
- A Vision for Our Sass
- Even More Essential Plugins for WordPress Theme Development
- Wake Forest University :: Front-End Developer Position
Any Winston Salem folk looking or a job.
- Using <picture> in WordPress
- Learn Git – Learn Version Control with Git
If you don’t know Git, this could be a good place to start.
- Adactio: Journal—HTTPS
- Reports on Internet Performance
- Blog change: Now using encrypted connections
Encryption is a good thing.
- New Sonos logo design pulses like a speaker when scrolled
I’m getting dizzy just looking at it.
- Microsoft reveals Windows 10 will ship with two browsers | The Verge
Interesting MS is breaking IE off for “legacy” use. Maybe this will finally help sunset IE as we know it.
- Hands-on: Microsoft’s HoloLens is flat-out magical
- Microsoft officially announces Project Spartan, its new web browser for Windows 10 | The Verge
Details still coming in on this. Is it running the Trident rendering engine that IE does? If so, this probably doesn’t mean much for us developers.
- Unsold Google Glass Units To Be Donated To Assholes In Africa | The Onion
- 852247 – [a11y] Expose pref to force page zoomability via settings
Oo, you can disable user zoom? Not good for users.
- Why We Banished the Hamburger Menu From Our iPhone App | Redbooth Blog
@smashingmag thoughts on the article: “A yet another case study showing that tabs at the bottom work better than horizontal navigation at the top.” https://twitter.com/smashingmag/status/556007261001502720