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The Browser Monopoly

September 19th, 2019 by Blair Reeves

Blair looks at the current stronghold that Chrome (Google) has over the browser market, how they got there, and why they’re such a tough force to disrupt. I especially like the ideas around what Firefox could be doing to help challenge this, and I for one will be happy to pay some money for the […]

Making Your Wait a Little More Great: New Loading Indicators in AMP

September 18th, 2019 by Andrew Watterson

I still don’t like AMP, but I do like the approach of showing the user that something is happening rather than just showing them a blank page while things are still loading. (I have nothing against the people working on AMP and their goal of making a faster web, I’m just against the use of […]

10 best CSS frameworks in 2019

September 17th, 2019 by Louis Lazaris

In 2019 I would encourage you to (I thought that demanding would come on a little too strong) to use both Flexbox and CSS Grid for your layouts in any project, be it a side project or working on a production site. What these frameworks can still offer is a series of common modules that […]

Less Data Doesn’t Mean a Lesser Experience

September 13th, 2019 by Tim Kadlec

Another wonderful article from Tim where he takes a look at the save-data header. Someone was worried that when people enabled save data that they’ll get a worse experience, but this shows ways that you can still maintain a great experience while still honouring your brand and you user’s preferences.

Fresh From The Podcast

RWD Podcast #70 : Should designers learn how to code?

November 30th, 2018

This week I mull over the question around whether designers should code. Brad and Dan talk about Design and Development workflows Advent Holiday Calendars for Dev’s http://24ways.org/ http://calendar.perfplanet.com/2015/ https://24pullrequests.com/ http://sysadvent.blogspot.co.uk/

RWD Podcast #69 – Service Workers for everyone!

April 6th, 2018

With the arrival of iOS11.3 we now have service workers on Apple devices, meaning a wave of PWAs are about to hit us. HOORAH!

RWD Podcast #68 – One size fits all Service Worker

March 9th, 2018

This week I go over Jeremy Keiths new one size fits all service worker and possible use cases for service workers on travel sites. We celebrate International Women’s Day and look back on a year with CSS Grid.   Transcript The transcript below is computer generated using https://www.descript.com/. I’ve noticed a few issues as I’ve gone […]

Most Recent Articles

RWD Weekly #378

September 20th, 2019

Hello again and welcome to week 378 of the RWD Weekly. This week we look at how Wikipedia is saving terabytes of data a day, the first image lazy load feature in a browser, and look at the changes that Google are making to our old rel friend “nofollow“. Let’s get linking! Article Wikipedia’s JavaScript […]

RWD Weekly #377

September 13th, 2019

Hello again and welcome to week 377 of the RWD Weekly. This week we see Smashing Magazine turn 13, I explain why you don’t really need any of the top 10 best CSS Frameworks (and why you might), how 5G is going to slow the internet for most of us and some brilliant magazine layouts […]

RWD Weekly #376

September 6th, 2019

Hello again and welcome to week 376 of the RWD Weekly. This week we have a look at what it means to include the Save Data option, AMP makes things appear faster, and we look at how we should approach push notifications (or don’t). Congratulations to the five winners of the Scrimba RWD course from […]