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Chen Hui Jing has a great article on the CSS display property which is well worth reading. https://www.chenhuijing.com... Although he does mention the ‘display:table’ and associated variants, he doesn’t mention my favourite ‘Ungrid’ responsive layout tool. This also is very well worth exploring. I’ve always had an aversion ......

In an article with the above title, Cristina Silva looks at three examples where CSS can do a better job than commonly used JavaScript/JQuery methods. Tooltips, Dropdown Menus and Toggling Visibility (as used in typical FAQs for instance). The examples use SCSS bur there are examples on Codepen where you can get the compiled code. Well worth reading ......

If you use Google Analytics on a site and use Google PageSpeed to optimise performance, one of the odd things you find is that Google’s own analytics code gets flagged under the ‘Leverage browser caching’ header. This appears to be an insurmountable problem but in fact there are scripts that poll GA on a regular basis and inject the latest version in ......

23
Mar 16

List.js does some neat things for it’s tiny footprint. Sorting, filtering and searching lists and tables is really easy. Plus it’s available via CDN.

http://www.listjs.com/



Great article about the CSS selectors you never knew existed, really. https://medium.com/the-web-... ......

In a post “REM vs EM – The Great Debate”, Zell Liew gives a thorough explanation of Rem and Em units and how they can be used. Well worth reading if you’ve ever had issues using them or wondered how they work in practice. http://zellwk.com/blog/rem-... ......

Microsoft now have a whole range of virtual machines for testing IE6 through to Edge, on Windows, Mac and Linux. https://dev.windows.com/en-... ......

Stas Melnikov has compiled this list of JS and CSS plug-ins. There are numerous such lists, all useful, and worth looking at for inspiration.

http://stas-melnikov.ru/library-of-plugins/



[Github/loverjoel] is posting a new JavaScript tip everyday. Currently on tip #17 with previous tips all there to inspire.

Wondering how long he’ll keep going??

Definitely worth a look.

https://github.com/loverajoel/jstips



01
Dec 15

The geeks Advent calendar is back. https://24ways.org/

The content varies and if todays entry doesn’t rock your boat keep looking every day. There’ll be something to meet your need or catch your interest one of the days.



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