Ryan McCue has started a discussion around plugin dependencies in WordPress, Gary Pendergast has responded. Ryan thinks it needs to be solved, Gary doesn’t – but if he did, would solve it a different way.
As a user, I don’t want to be exposed to security issues in orphaned code.
Each of them go into some technical details, some of which I understand, others which go over this front-end developers head. I was going to leave the following as a comment on Gary’s post, but it strayed a little off topic so I decided to post it here: Continue reading Plugin dependencies in WordPress, a user’s perspective
Woo is joining Automattic.
The Woo ninjas are not going anywhere!
I kind of wish they would, I have firm views about bro-culture & I understand it’s quite bro-ey at Woo.
I used to get nervous in the weeks leading up to a conference talk because I was talking at a conference.
These days, it appears I get nervous for an entirely different reason: casual homophobia. Unfortunately in my industry – web development – comments such as these are not rare transgressions. Continue reading Speaking is not the only reason I get nervous at conferences
I made a dumb bookmarklet on April 1 and forgot to publish it.
drag this to your bookmarks
Better late than never, he lied.
Complaining about WordPress 4.2’s inline Emoji script is to complain about the biggest front end performance gain of the feature.
You see, that tiny script does two things:
- check if your visitors browser supports Emoji, and,
Continue reading Intuition is 💩
Jeremy Keith has been writing 100 words a day, he started a few weeks back. Not at least 100, around 100 but exactly one-hundred.
I’m really enjoying reading them, each day bring a new vignette.
Niels Matthijs wrote about the coverage of Spartan when it was released a couple of weeks ago.
[To see] other browsers vendors left largely uncriticized for the crap they’re pulling is not good at all. It’s the exact same lenience that led to the disaster that was IE6 and it made our job that much worse.
Both the Verge and Mashable have published reviews of the Apple Watch.
The Verge review is 8.2Mb with a tad under 500 requests; Mashable’s review is 40Mb with 700 requests. To be fair, they mitigate the effect through lazy loading. Continue reading PageSpeed scores for Apple Watch reviews
The second day of CSSConf Australia ’15 took place last Friday.
The day started with Sara encouraging developers to switch to SVG rather than unsemantic CSS hacks, and finished with a call for the open-source community to welcome designers by Una.
Here are my notes from day two. Continue reading CSSConf Australia ’15 – Day two summary
CSSConf Australia ’15 is on at the moment.
The first day started with Matt reminding us to consider the human element of design, and finished with Ben showing how animation can be used to cheat time and add delight.
Here are my notes from day one. Continue reading CSSConf Australia ’15 – Day one summary