Using dark mode in CSS with MacOS Mojave
MacOS Mojave has been recently released with the Dark Mode option. The good news is: Safari Tech Preview 68 supports Dark Mode! The CSS itself is very simple. No polyfills are required, the media query code would be skipped if your browser doesn’t support it.
Dark Mode and CSS
With these changes, Dark Mode now becomes another aspect of responsive web design. As with device dimensions or color, the user’s environmental choices must be taken into account. Instead of adapting elements to viewport changes, you’ll be changing designs to match the user interface chrome outside that viewport.
.u-glue: A positioning pattern
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.u-glue: A pattern we’ve been using at PMC for “gluing” one element on top of another. Useful for 1) writing less CSS, and 2) as a term product/design and engineering can use to talk about implementation. Designgineering!
You're using <em> wrong
And I am too. And so is everybody else. …We need to start considering why we are italicising text and using the right tag for it. We can make our tools better. We can make the web better.
What's New in WordPress 5.0 (How to Prepare for Gutenberg)
The release date for WordPress 5.0 is quickly approaching. If you ignored all the other updates this year, now’s the time to buckle down and take notice as this will be the biggest update for 2018 (possibly 2019). WordPress is completely revamping how users and developers use the CMS with their new Gutenberg editor. It’s now all about blocks. We’re also getting a fresh Twenty Nineteen theme which will be the default on new installations.
Learn to Integrate Visual Testing with Percy
Did you know that you can set up a review system so that every pull request you make shows you exactly what has changed visually on your site? That's exactly what Percy does. When you do a pull request, it literally takes screenshots and compares them to the screenshots of what is on master. If anything has changed, it lets you know.