• A more complicated web Christian Heilmann

    One of the amazing things about the web used to be its simplicity. It was not too hard to become your own publisher on it. You either used one of the now defunct services like Geocities, Xoom, Apple W…

    Today · 09:03
  • Building links Jeremy Keith

    In just over a week, I’ll be giving the opening talk at the New Adventures conference in Nottingham. I’ll be giving a workshop the day before too. There are still tickets available for b…

    Today · 08:42
  • Implicit Gender Bias in Startup Funding Brad Feld

    While there have been many words written about gender bias in the context of entrepreneurship and funding, I thought the following TED Talk from Dana Kanze presented one of the best frames of referenc…

    Today · 06:13
  • Hard for me to say I’m sorry Cal Evans

    Dear friend, The book “Conspiracy” deals with the Hulk Hogan/Gawker trial that eventually bankrupted Gawker.  It is a fascinating case study on hubris. At several points it is pointed out…

    Today · 05:57
  • How Improving Website Performance Can Help Save The Planet Smashing Magazine

    You may not think about it often, but the Internet uses a colossal amount of electricity. This electricity needs to be produced somewhere. In most countries, this means the burning of fossil fuels. Th…

    Today · 05:30
  • JavaScript Labels David Walsh

    No matter how long you’ve been a JavaScript developer, there will always be language features that you didn’t know about until you saw them in a fringe piece of code. Your reaction general…

    Today · 04:52
  • Journalism and Newspack Matt Mullenweg

    WordPress.com is partnering with Google and news industry leaders on a new platform for small- and medium-sized publishers, called Newspack. The team has raised $2.4 million in first-year funding from…

    Yesterday · 18:03
  • The front-end of Headless CMS Simon Jones

    I wrote a blog on what Headless CMS is all about  on my agency site back in December. Partly to help explain to our clients what this technology is all about, partly to help crystalise some of my tho…

    Yesterday · 15:47
  • We contain multitudes Chad Dickerson

    Do I contradict myself? Very well then I contradict myself, (I am large, I contain multitudes.) Walt Whitman, “Song of Myself” This is absolutely not a political post, but it was inspired…

    Yesterday · 11:07
  • Book: Good and Mad: The Revolutionary Power of Women’s Anger Brad Feld

    I read Good and Mad: The Revolutionary Power of Women’s Anger by Rebecca Traister recently. It was recommended to me by Tami Forman, the CEO of Path Forward and I was immediately…

    Yesterday · 06:19
  • Web Standards: The What, The Why, And The How Smashing Magazine

    The World Wide Web is an interesting place. As the Internet has grown and become more common place, it has become a gigantic instrument of change in terms of the way in which we interact with the worl…

    Yesterday · 06:00
  • Writing for hiring Jeremy Keith

    Cassie joined Clearleft as a junior front-end developer last year. It’s really wonderful having her around. It’s a win-win situation: she’s enthusiastic and eager to learn; I’…

    Yesterday · 05:49
  • Do what you love Cal Evans

    Dear Reader, A dive student came up to me and gave me a tip. With it she said, thank you for being there to help us this weekend. “Thanks but I do this because I love diving.” I replied. &…

    Yesterday · 05:15
  • Colorized Brackets for IDE David Walsh

    Coders treat their text editors and IDE’s like fragile beings, and for good reason: we spend a ton of time in them and having our tweaks and extensions can make us incredibly productive for our…

    Two Days Ago · 12:09
  • Code print Jeremy Keith

    You know what I like? Print stylesheets! I mean, I’m not a huge fan of trying to get the damn things to work consistently—thanks, browsers—but I love the fact that they exist (athough I&#…

    Two Days Ago · 10:14
  • Paying for Open Source Cal Evans

    Dear Reader, There is a LOT of talk going on about open source, paying, licenses, an other fun topics. Open Source is growing up and people are trying to figure out how to make a living at it. Yes, th…

    Three Days Ago · 08:02
  • Thirty-Five Matt Mullenweg

    What a year. First, it feels amazing to write this inside of the new Gutenberg block editor in WordPress 5.0. It was a labor of love for so many and the next chapters are going to be even more excitin…

    Four Days Ago · 17:12
  • Bird Scooters threatens Boing Boing over Cory Doctorow post Andy Baio

    laughable legal claim, with a great response from the EFF…

    Four Days Ago · 16:11
  • The oral history of the Hampsterdance Andy Baio

    a wild story of copyright, remix, and early web culture…

    Four Days Ago · 15:47
  • In A Nutshell Andy Baio

    stunning stop-motion reminiscent of PES's work…

    Four Days Ago · 15:27
  • Suck.com, Gone for Good (For Good) Andy Baio

    After 23 years at its original domain, seminal webzine Suck.com appears to be permanently offline.…

    Four Days Ago · 14:21
  • Money Doesn’t Solve Problems. People Solve Problems. Brad Feld

    One of our favorite VC firms to work with is True Ventures. I’ve made many investments over the years with both Jon Callaghan and Tony Conrad, and I love being a co-investor with them. Recently,…

    Four Days Ago · 10:36
  • When And How To Use CSS Multi-Column Layout Smashing Magazine

    In all of the excitement about CSS Grid Layout and Flexbox, another layout method is often overlooked. In this article I’m going to take a look at Multi-column Layout — often referred to as mu…

    Four Days Ago · 06:00
  • It’s ok to fail, it’s not ok to not try Cal Evans

    Dear Reader, I tried to learn to play the Trumpet I opened a hosting company whose selling point was ‘secure shared hosting’ I tried to learn to dance (NO! Pictures are not available) I tr…

    Four Days Ago · 05:03