Collective #540

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Largest Contentful Paint

Philip Walton explains how to make it easier to know when a page’s important content has loaded using the Largest Contentful Paint (LCP) API.

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Create and Deploy a Node.js, Express, & PostgreSQL REST API to Heroku

Learn how to create a local REST API with Node using an Express server and PostgreSQL database in this tutorial by Tania Rascia.

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Lazy load embedded YouTube videos

Arthur Corenzan shows a smart way to embed a YouTube video using the srcdoc attribute. Remy Sharp also adds IE11 support to this solution.

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A CSS Houdini library giving some cool features to your site (turn on Experimental Web Platform features or use Chrome Canary to see the effects). By Una Kravets.

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Design Principles for Developers: Processes and CSS Tips for Better Web Design

Andrew Spencer practical guide with helpful tips for creating better web experiences.

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Inspired Design Decisions: Ernest Journal

In this third instalment of Inspired Design Decisions, Andy Clarke will teach you how to use frameworks to create layouts as engaging as in the well-known Ernest Journal.

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Time to First Byte: What It Is and Why It Matters

Learn all about the “Time to First Byte” (TTFB) metric in this article by Harry Roberts.

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Procedurally Generated CSS Numbers

An awesome demo made by Adam Kuhn.

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Async Generator Functions in JavaScript

Valeri Karpov explains what async generator functions are and shows some practical examples.

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Quick tip: using scrollIntoView() to show added elements to a container with overflow

A great tip by Christian Heilmann on using scrollIntoView.

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Building an extensible app or library with vanilla JS

Chris Ferdinandi shares some insights on building a modular and extensible vanilla JavaScipt application.

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Ethan Marcotte discovers some accessibility issues with the AMP Story format.

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The birth of Inter

Learn how the new open-source typeface used by GitHub and Mozilla came to be in this article by Carmel DeAmicis.

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ThreeJS Hover Zoom Channel Displacement

An amazing channel displacement demo by TheFrost.

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C540_paulreact-three-fiber/three.js train app

Paul Henschel’s interesting experiment based on a SwiftUI train app. Read more about it in this tweet.

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Introducing git-revise

Nika Layzell introduces git-revise, a new tool to overcome the downsides of git rebase -i.

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Crash Course: Headless WordPress with WPGraphQL, ACF, and React

A crash course where you’ll learn the basics of how to get a simple headless WordPress setup with WPGraphQL and React.

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Metaprogramming in JavaScript with jscodeshift

Kacper Kula’s article on how to analyze and modify your programs using Facebook’s jscodeshift.

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JAMstack Templates: How to Launch Fast, CMS-Powered Static Sites

Francois Lanthier Nadeau shares the results of a JAMstack site challenge with lots of insights.

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Stop Misusing Toggle Switches

Some useful advice on when to use toggle switches and when to avoid them.

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Circles #3457

A mesmerizing animated circles demo by Dan Wilson.

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Uno Platform

In case you missed it: Uno let’s you build mobile, desktop and WebAssembly apps with C# and XAML.

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Collective #540 was written by Pedro Botelho and published on Codrops.

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