Tinned Fruit Missives June 2018
I just found out that Microsoft have bought GitHub, so this newsletter may be fired into a completely distracted audience.
Have a great month!
A Simple Introduction to Intrinsic Web Design - Ezequiel Bruni
You’re going to hear the term intrinsic web design a lot in the future I think. We are rapidly approaching the time when we can actually design for the web in a way that the platform intrinsically supports. As someone who’s been doing this for 20 years, all I can say is YES!! FINALLY!
A great starting point for anyone who wants to tackle that 80-90% of end-user response time that’s spent on front-end concerns. Up to date for 2018’s tech, so includes HTTP/2, visual regression testing, resource pre-loading and other potential big wins.
The annual super-deck detailing the state of the commercial internet is back. Can’t believe it’s been a year. I haven’t finished reading the 2017 version yet!
Some other World Wide Web hyperlinks I have enjoyed this month
- The Slow Death of Internet Explorer and the Future of Progressive Enhancement - Oliver Williams
- How to count & pay down design debt - David Politi
- The Fast and Slow of Design - Mark Boulton
- Just-In-Case vs. Just-In-Time Learning - Osman Ahmed Osman
- Three-day no-meeting schedule for engineers - Brian Donohue
- The Front-End Tooling Survey 2018 - Results
- How to Get Buy-in for Reducing Technical Debt - Jean Hsu
- My Struggle to Learn React - Brad Frost
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Tinned Fruit Missives is a monthly newsletter about web product development and front-end practices published by Jim Newbery, an independent coach and consultant from Edinburgh in Scotland.
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