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Fetching Data in React using React Async

You’re probably used to fetching data in React using axios or fetch. The usual method of handling data fetching is to: Make the API call. …

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CentOS 6 EOL, CloudLinux 6 OS, and you!

Today we announced a new partnership with our friends over at CloudLinux. Anyone who is gearing up to migrate from CentOS 6 to CentOS7 (and again …

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Bringing CSS Grid to WordPress Layouts

December 6th, 2018 was a special date for WordPress: it marked the release of version 5.0 of the software that, to this day, powers more …

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A More Accessible Portals Demo

The point of the <portal> element (behind a flag in Chrome Canary) is that you can preload another whole page (like <iframe>), but then have …

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How much specificity do @rules have, like @keyframes and @media?

I got this question the other day. My first thought is: weird question! Specificity is about selectors, and at-rules are not selectors, so… irrelevant? To …

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Intrinsically Responsive CSS Grid with minmax() and min()

The most famous line of code to have come out of CSS grid so far is: grid-template-columns: repeat(auto-fill, minmax(10rem, 1fr)); Without any media queries, that …

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Creating Dynamic Routes in a Nuxt Application

In this post, we’ll be using an ecommerce store demo I built and deployed to Netlify to show how we can make dynamic routes for …

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The Simplest Way to Load CSS Asynchronously

Scott Jehl: One of the most impactful things we can do to improve page performance and resilience is to load CSS in a way that …

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Run useEffect Only Once

React has a built-in hook called useEffect. Hooks are used in function components. The Class component comparison to useEffect are the methods componentDidMount, componentDidUpdate, and …

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Lessons Learned from a Year of Testing the Web Platform

Mike Pennisi: The web-platform-tests project is a massive suite of tests (over one million in total) which verify that software (mostly web browsers) correctly implement …

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Getting design system customization just right

I had a little rant in me a few months ago about design systems: “Who Are Design Systems For?” My main point was that there …

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The Guardian digital design system

Here’s a fascinating look at The Guardian’s design system with a step-by-step breakdown of what’s gone into it and what options are available to designers …

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Scheduled Maintenance August 16, 2019

Scheduled Maintenance August 16, 2019  Description: Our System Operations team will be performing routine scheduled maintenance. Users will experience a brief service interruption (approximately 1-2 …

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Telling the Story of Graphic Design

Let me just frame this for you: we’re going to take a piece of production UI from a Sketch file, break it down into pieces …

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Datalist is for suggesting values without enforcing values

Have you ever had a form that needed to accept a short, arbitrary bit of text? Like a name or whatever. That’s exactly what <input …

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Weekly news: Truncating muti-line text, calc() in custom property values, Contextual Alternates

In this week’s roundup, WebKit’s method for truncating multi-line text gets some love, a note on calculations using custom properties, and a new OpenType feature …

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My Favorite Netlify Features

👋 Hey folks! Silvestar pitched this post to us because he is genuinely enthusiastic about JAMstack and all of the opportunities it opens up for …

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Responsive Iframes

Say you wanted to put the CSS-Tricks website in an <iframe>. You’d do that like this: <iframe src=”https://css-tricks.com”></iframe> Without any other styling, you’d get a …

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How Google PageSpeed Works: Improve Your Score and Search Engine Ranking

This article is from my friend Ben who runs Calibre, a tool for monitoring the performance of websites. We use Calibre here on CSS-Tricks to …

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What I Like About Vue

Dave Rupert digs into some of his favorite Vue features and one particular issue that he has with React: I’ve come to realize one thing …

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Zdog

David DeSandro has loads of super cool JavaScript libraries he’s created over the years. His latest is Zdog, a “round, flat, designer-friendly pseudo-3D engine for …

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Don’t comma-separate :focus-within if you need deep browser support

I really like :focus-within. It’s a super useful selector that allows you to essentially select a parent element when any of its children are in …

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Unsuck It

Julia Carrie Wong and Matthew Cantor’s How to speak Silicon Valley: 53 essential tech-bro terms explained was pretty hilarious. A little something in there to …

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Pseudo Code

Yonatan Doron wrote a post on Medium not long ago called “Art of Code — Why you should write more Pseudo Code.” Love that title, …

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