Things I've read on the internet
Readings I found interesting enough to save them for tomorrow, and to share them with you.
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The wrong abstraction
How the process of adapting code to new requirements, over time, can lead to difficult situations.
Priority Guides: A Content-First Alternative to Wireframes · An A List Apart Article
Nice to read that there is a more formal approach to me constantly asking "Ok, but what is the most important piece of information for the user?"
Legends of the Ancient Web
An intersting comparison between the history of radio, and the development of the Internet.
Idle Words - Anatomy of a moral panic
News, social media and unbundling, the recipe to create mess.
Yes, That Web Project Should Be a PWA · An A List Apart Article
Two years after Service Workers first appeared on my radar, support has greatly improved, and so have use cases.
Decentralize now? - O'Reilly Media
A summary of the recent Decentralized Web Summit, and a good starting point to learn more.
The Website Obesity Crisis
"There is only one honest measure of web performance: the time from when you click a link to when you've finished skipping the last ad."
Write code that is easy to delete, not easy to extend
An interesting essay about handling complexity, technical debt, and the future when writing code. To be read slowly, savouring and thinking about each sentence.
How Tabs Should Work — 24 ways
Because half-baked web tabs bother me as well.
Google Developers - Case study: Google Plus
Shows how server-side rendering can reduce loading times without cutting functionality.