Bryan Rieger delivered a presentation called Rethinking the Mobile Web in 2010, just a few months after the invention of responsive web design. One of the most repeated points of that talk is, “the absence of support for @media queries is in fact the first media query”.
This post is based on an internal workshop I delivered at a previous job, where we used a modified version of gitflow. This post will contain faint reflections of that strategy, and although I’d recommend reading up on gitflow it’s not necessary.
Advanced Custom Fields is an amazing (and free) WordPress plugin that turns it into a proper CMS and gives developers fine-grained control over how data entered by content administrators is handled and displayed. I love it.
This is a guest post by Toby Osbourn. Toby is one of the most talented and productive web developers I know and I was privileged to work with and learn from him for 6 months. He tweets a lot of interesting, thought-provoking and funny stuff too.
There’s a sentiment among web developers that seems to me to be more prevalent lately, a bit of a reaction against modern tools like CSS preprocessors, task runners and package managers. It’s pretty well summed up by two tweets:
On Thursday 9th October at 6.30pm I’ll be giving a talk on the new responsive images standards. It’s a free talk and will take place at Rumble Labs in Belfast, just round the corner from St. Anne’s Cathedral.