Been a little while since we’ve put some fresh paint on the @filamentgroup site. Fun to get a chance to do that today. Nice work, team! 🎉
It’s been said before but it would be so good for the web if pages with a Lighthouse score over say, 90 could get into that top search result area, even if they’re not built using Google’s AMP framework. Feels wrong to have to rebuild/reproduce an already-fast site just for SEO
Bad news web nerds. Punxsapolyfill saw its shadow DOM today so it looks like we’re going to have 2-3 more seconds of blank screen until this page renders.
Progressive Enhancement is
To me, that’s the work. That’s the fun part. Shit does happen. I love the quest for resilience. The strengths of our tiers applied with care
There’s an inconvenient truth about building the web: non-ideal browsing conditions are real & common, even if we wish to believe otherwise
Regardless of their stance on iOS ad/content blockers, web devs should try them out occasionally. Amazing how many popular sites are busted.
I’ve published a talk I gave several times in 2015, Delivering Responsibly, as a transcript/essay.
t·co redirects are one of the slowest steps of browsing the web. Often noticeably slower than all the steps we fret about optimizing.
We don’t disable JS just to test how a site works with JS disabled.
We do it to test how a site works in non-ideal net/browsing conditions.