CSS is Going Gosh-Darned Hog Wild, I Tell Ya What

As someone just sittin’ back watching CSS evolve, it feels like we’re at one of the hottest moments of innovation in CSS history. It was really something when we got flexbox across all browsers, and not terribly long after, grid. They changed the game from CSS feeling like an awkward collection of tricks to something […]

Less Absolute Positioning With Modern CSS

Each time I work on a component that needs absolute positioning, I ask myself: is it really necessary? I started to notice a few use-cases where using position: absolute isn’t needed. I found this interesting and I thought about documenting the use-cases that I usually came through while working on front-end projects. In this article, […]

Jamstack Developers’ Favorite Frameworks of 2021

Which new framework should I learn this year? Is it time to ditch my CMS? What tools should I pick up if I want to scale my site to an audience of millions? The 2021 Jamstack Community Survey is here with answers to those questions and more.  For the past two years, Netlify has conducted […]

Build a Blog on React: Step-by-Step Guide With Examples

Introduction As we all know, thanks to the old saying, the pen is mightier than the sword. And that is definitely true on many occasions, with an exception of, perhaps, an actual sword-on-pen fight, but we digress. The point we are conveying here is that speech and information are not just a way of sharing […]

Those “Get The App” Banners

Why would a company promote a native app over their perfectly usable website? We’d have to ask them, I suppose. But it’s hard not to see this push to native as a matter of priorities: that these companies consider native applications worthy of their limited time, resources, and money. They’re a worthy investment, to hear these banners […]

The Case for ‘Developer Experience’

There’s been a lot of buzz around APIs, “no code,” and “low code”: Developers can add new features more easily than ever before! While it’s true that this new wave of tools has helped developers build bigger systems, and build them faster, it turns out that developers are now spending their time worrying about an […]

Jekyll doesn’t do components? Liar!

09 Sep 2021🔖 web development jamstack 💬 EN Table of Contents Hot take: anyone who tells you that Jekyll doesn’t support component-based design, and that you need a React- or Vue-based static site generator, is wrong. Any basic fragment-of-HTML “component” you can define with JSX in a file and then cross-reference as <MyComponent key=”value” />, […]

Building a Tennis Trivia App With Next.js and Netlify

Today we will be learning how to build a tennis trivia app using Next.js and Netlify. This technology stack has become my go-to on many projects. It allows for rapid development and easy deployment. Without further ado let’s jump in! What we’re using Next.js Netlify TypeScript Tailwind CSS Why Next.js and Netlify You may think […]

Writing Your Own Code Rules

There comes a time on a project when it’s worth investing in tooling to protect the codebase. I’m not sure how to articulate when, but it’s somewhere after the project has proven to be something long-term and rough edges are starting to show, and before things feel like a complete mess. Avoid premature optimization but […]

The Next Update on Flatlogic Web App Generator; Vol. 2 💥

Hello there! 👋 🤖 We are happy to announce that Flatlogic Generator got Laravel backend! Our web app building tool is growing and it means that now you can choose as a backend for your future app one of the most hyped, most popular, and most wanted PHP web frameworks, Laravel. Now you can easily […]

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