Posts Tagged with 'webdev'
I never would’ve known about the `display-mode` media feature if I hadn’t been writing about it.
WebAssembly and WASI show great promise for the future of computing outside the browser, and the WebAssembly component model aims to improve the portability, cross-language, and composition story for Wasm. This article explains the goals of the component model, and showcases how to use tooling from the Bytecode Alliance to build and consume such components.
We studied 10,000 websites and found that their design has become more uniform over time. What does this mean for the future of creative expression on the internet?
I think this is sort of to be expected. Like it says in the article, as a medium matures, design patters are formulated. Divergence from those patterns to test and tweak them is always good, but having some general uniformity improves familiarity and ease of use. But I think that only applies to corporate websites; I hope we'll continue to see personal sites with funky design used as places for expression.
Not only are we enabling folks to express themselves uniquely on the web, unlike the cookie cutter looks that all the social sites try to put you into. We’re doing it in a way which is standards-based, interoperable, based on open source, and increases the amount of freedom on the web.
Some notes on using esbuild
A deep-dive on everything I've learned in the past year building style guides, design systems, component libraries, and their best practices.