Wednesday is Link Day

Here we are again, a lovely set of links for you to enjoy.


A beginners guide to high-performance website (free 89-page course):

Think you know web performance? Take the quiz: (but check out the leaderboard, some Very Clever People on there)

Open source performance dashboard:

Performance bookmarklet, Chrome and Firefox extension:

Free course on browser rendering optimization:–ud860

More weight doesn’t mean more wait: but this does not mean that page weight doesn’t matter

Tips for surviving Google’s “Mobilegeddon”:

Design and accessibility

Revisiting the Priority+ pattern: (also contains links to other useful navigation patterns)

There is no fold:

Practical ARIA examples:

Accessibility is not what you think:

In search of a living design system: (contains great examples)

Using flexbox today:

10 methods for optimizing your forms for mobile devices:

Web tech

There’s a new browser on the block:

Microsoft have launched a new developer site specifically about their new Edge browser:

Visual Studio 2015 now has a network tool:

Build cross-platform desktop apps with web technologies:


Think of starting your own software company? Here’s the handbook:

Clarifying what is meant by “minimum viable product”: (scroll down to the article named “It’s called ‘ship’ not ‘sh*t’” – the email system doesn’t like profane language)

“There is a difference in how well businesses decision makers think industries are able to provide application technologies and how well consumers believe the same industries are actually delivering”: by the very, very clever Gerry McGovern

The one-minute test: a great idea for the end of any meeting

The web’s grain by Frank Chimero: (I put this under “business” as it’s something that managers should read so they understand what the web is really about)

A/A testing: – important points about “statistically significant” numbers


Reference for HTML characters:

Package a web app as a native app across Android, iOS and Windows:

Explore and master Chrome DevTools:

9 truths that computer programmers know that most people don’t:

Progressive enhancement with handlers and enhancers: (bonus link:

And finally…

Pay a granny to knit for you: