Monthly Digest May/June 2020
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I skipped sending the last newsletter because I spent my time reading things more important than web development. I hope you're all safe and sound!
This newsletter includes my favorite content in May and June. Enjoy!
# Are we doing it all wrong?
# More CSS magic, please!
# Three excellent articles to read
- The beauty of progressive enhancement by Manuel Matuzović
- What is Developer Experience (DX)? by Chris Coyier
- Make your PWA feel more like an app by Thomas Steiner
# Three useful projects to have a look at
- kossnocorp / etiquette – a GitHub etiquette
- maxboeck / whimsical – a curated list of websites with an extra bit of fun.
# This month I learned
- Copy screenshots directly to the clipboard (MacOS)
- Safe and unsafe alignment in CSS flexbox
- Prevent npm install for not supported Node.js versions
- Custom properties affect how invalid CSS declarations are handled
You can find 120 learnings in my "Today I learned" section.
# This month's devsheets
- The CSS
- Overflow alignment in CSS
- The useful
- The surprising specificity of
- Logical assignments (
- Invalid CSS custom property values
readonlyform element attributes
You can find more #devsheets on Twitter.
# A talk to watch
Another Rachel Andrew talk; I keep repeating myself, but the content Rachel creates is unbelievable valuable – Making Things Better: Redefining the Technical Possibilities of CSS is no exception!
# A quote to think about
On the topic of the tech giants Facebook, Google and Twitter: Sacha Baron Cohen (yes, that's the Borat comedian) gave a great talk criticizing social media. It included the following quote:
Freedom of speech is not freedom of reach.
# A song that makes you stop coding
Summer is approaching, and even though we won't dance barefoot at open airs this year, Kollektiv Turmstraße's Freiflug is a nicely rolling electro song that entered my playlist several times last month.
And that's my favorite content of May and June 2020, friends! 🎉 👋
Have a great July, and stay safe!
And if you have any feedback about this newsletter, please let me know.