A few days back I was perusing the ESPN.com source code when I found the following snippet of code:
<meta http-equiv="refresh" content="900" />
Use of meta refresh is discouraged by the W3C, since unexpected refresh can disorient users. Meta refresh also impairs the web browser's "back" button in some browsers (including Internet Explorer 6 and before), although most modern browsers compensate for this (Mozilla Firefox, Opera, Internet Explorer 7).
I spent a few months experimenting with different approaches for writing simple, elegant and maintainable media queries with Sass. Each solution had something that I really liked, but I couldn't find one that covered everything I needed to do, so I ventured into creating my...
Some of the finest parts of web apps are hidden in the little things. These "small details" can often add up to big, big gains. One of those small gains can be found in keyboard shortcuts. Awesome web apps like Gmail and GitHub use loads of...
One of the quickest and easiest website performance optimizations is decreasing image loading. That means a variety of things, including minifying images with tools like ImageOptim and TinyPNG, using data URIs and sprites, and lazy loading images. It's a bit jarring when you're lazy loading images and they just...