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Pratical ethics for the modern web designer - Morten Rand-Hendriksen

In this talk for An Event Apart on 20th July 2020, Morten lays down a path toward an explicit ethics for web workers, by anchoring the work we do in the capabilities we manipulate in the people we design for, and providing an ethical foundation to stand on when making the decisions that build the…


CSS Naked Day 2020

Today my site looks unstyled*. The reason behind the #cssnaked day is: Good sites work, even when the "pretty" visual layer is removed. It is one of the super powers of the web and good html-markup: The elements' browser defaults may not look pretty, but their function is intact. Sadly this functional aspect is often…


Why is CSS frustrating? - Robin Rendle

Very good read on the cognitive load CSS seems to put on "real" developers:


The History Of The URL - Zack Bloom

Here's a great read about the history of the URL. (via adactio.com)


Visitors, Developers, or Machines - Garrett Dimon

Here is food for thought: is the rise and popularity of JavaScript frameworks and, as a result, websites that are less resilient and more user hostile, a product of throwing user experience under the bus for the sake of developer happiness?


WordPress’s role in a changing web - Heather Burns

20 minutes very worth your reading time, if you are interested in the open web, and the role large open source projects like WordPress should play in regard of policy making, and the reasons why this is not happening. All the while other interested parties try to shape the regulations that are underway and a…



Hydration - Jeremy Keith

Jeremy once again about the advantages (and misconceptions) of the Progressive Enhancement approach, 2020 edition, in light of SSR and 'Hydration'. I find (t)his layered approach and the rule of least power so, so much convincing and 'natural' for what the web and browsers are good at. But then again I am old enough to…


Today, the Trident Era Ends - Christian Schaefer

This is a must-read for all web dev people. Plenty of info on the poineering that was done with Internet Explorer at a time where we, the web tinkerers, weren't quite there yet.


Keep on Posting in the Free Web

The news of the shut-down of one of (my) oldest got-to places on the web, the "Fender Discussion Pages", has made me think, again, about how the web has changed. Hey Hey, my my content on the web will never die… I am a strong advocat for 'owning your content' and having a personal web…


Artists' Materials and Architects' Supplies - F.W. Devoe & Co., 1914

Ich habe ja eine große Schwäche für alles, was mit Grafik zu tun hat. Stifte, Lineale, Schablonen, Messscheiben, Papier, Pinsel - in einem Schreibwaren- oder Künstlerbedarfsladen darf man mich nicht alleine lassen, sonst werden alle Taschen vollgestopft :-) Hier ist Zeichenbedarfporno aus dem Jahr 1914: Ein Katalog der damals schon ältesten Zeichenbedarf-Ladens der Welt (nach…


Cybertruck in CSS

This morning, my timeline on Twitter was full of pictures and remarks about Tesla's new "Cybertruck" with the futuristic and plain look, brutal even. One of the first things that came to my under-coffeed mind then was "hm, this looks so angular, this was maybe designed with CSS?" As one does, a tweet followed: "css…