2016

Images, the web's nutrition problem

Okay, that wasn’t my best headline, writing is hard 🤷. But let’s face it, the web has an obesity problem. I remember the first time I did some research for a talk I gave at Talk.JS back in 2015, and...

2015

Using Responsive Images (Now)

When the concept of responsive design came about, developers and designers have been trying to find ways to deal with the issue of responsive images. It’s honestly a hard problem to solve, because we’re serving the same website, with the...

The basics of CSS transforms: Part 1

The specification for CSS transforms had been in the works since 2009. There were separate specifications for CSS 2D transformations, CSS 3D transformations and SVG transformations but they have all since converged into a single specification called the CSS Transforms...

Drupal 101: Basic site optimisations

It has been statistically proven that nobody likes a slow website. We have all moved on from the days when you’d patiently wait for a page to load over that lovely dial-up modem. Nowadays, people want their pretty content, and...