Single Element Loaders: The Dots

We’re looking at loaders in this series. More than that, we’re breaking down some common loader patterns and how to re-create them with nothing more than a single div. So far, we’ve picked apart the classic spinning loader. Now, let’s look at another one you’re likely well aware of: the dots. Dot loaders are all […]

Starting a Web App in 2022 [Research Results]

We are finally happy to share with you the results of the world’s first study on how developers start a web application in 2022. For this research, we wanted to do a deep dive into how engineers around the globe are starting web apps, how popular the use of low-code platforms and what tools are […]

Conditionally Styling Selected Elements in a Grid Container

Calendars, shopping carts, galleries, file explorers, and online libraries are some situations where selectable items are shown in grids (i.e. square lattices). You know, even those security checks that ask you to select all images with crosswalks or whatever. 🧐 I found a neat way to display selectable options in a grid. No, not recreating […]

De-Mystifying IndieWeb on a WordPress Site

Well, sheesh. I opened a little can of worms when sharing Miriam’s “Am I on the IndieWeb yet?” with a short post bemoaning my own trouble getting on the IndieWeb train. But it’s a good can of worms. I think it was something like the next day after publishing that short post that David Shanske […]

12+ Best Node.js Frameworks for Web App Development in 2022

Node.js is getting increasingly popular among developers, to the point where some developers call Node.js their primary choice for backend development. In this article, we review the 12 best Node.js web frameworks that we rate according to their popularity and unique toolkits for time and cost-efficiency. Is Node.js a web framework? So is Node.js a […]

Useful Tools for Visualizing Databases on a Budget

A diagram is a graphical representation of information that depicts the structure, relationship, or operation of anything. Diagrams enable your audience to visually grasp hidden information and engage with them in ways that words alone cannot. Depending on the type of project, there are numerous ways to use diagrams. For example, if you want to […]

Single Element Loaders: The Spinner

Making CSS-only loaders is one of my favorite tasks. It’s always satisfying to look at those infinite animations. And, of course, there are lots of techniques and approaches to make them — no need to look further than CodePen to see just how many. In this article, though, we will see how to make a […]

Am I on the IndieWeb yet?

Can’t smash the Like button hard enough for what Miriam Suzanne has to say on the challenging technical hurdles of implementing Webmentions: The first round required several online services along with HTML & JS changes to my static site, just to verify my indieweb identity. Then more changes to the site and more online services to help fetch […]

Javascript Clean Code Principles

One of the books that has most influenced my life is The Elements of Style by Strunk and White. I took a technical writing class in college where we closely studied its recommendations. The book is short and contains over 100 side-by-side comparisons of less effective and more effective writing. Reading it made me realize that I […]

Angular Material Admin Template Update

Angular Material Admin is updated and use latest dependencies. What products are affected by the update? Currently, the updates were released on 2 products: What has changed? The main update is touch the version of Angular itself, now the template are built on 13 version instead of 11. And also we made several minor changes […]

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