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Keeping up with the Joneses: Front End Techniques to Future-Proof your Sites

Keeping up with the Joneses: Front End Techniques to Future-Proof your Sites

Ben MacGowan

May 13, 2013

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  1. @benmacgowan Hole designed by William J. Salvador from The Noun

    Project cater for lack of browser support
  2. @benmacgowan Keeping in the know @rogerjohansson @adactio @stevefaulkner @molly @brucel

    http://html5doctor.com/ http://coding.smashingmagazine.com/tag/html/ http://www.webdesignerdepot.com/ http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html/
  3. @benmacgowan OOCSS @stubbornella ; http://oocss.org/ How do you scale CSS

    for thousands of pages? Object Oriented CSS is an answer. It’s an approach for writing CSS that’s fast, maintainable, and standards-based. It adds much needed predictability to CSS so that even beginners can participate in writing beautiful websites.
  4. @benmacgowan SMACSS SMACSS is more style guide than rigid framework.

    There is no library within here for you to download or install. It is an attempt to document a consistent approach to site development when using CSS. @snookca ; http://smacss.com/
  5. @benmacgowan SMACSS Categorising CSS rules and creating patterns Increases the

    semantic value of a section Decreases the expectation of specific HTML @snookca ; http://smacss.com/
  6. @benmacgowan Keeping in the know @LeaVerou @meyerweb @CSSWIZARDRY @CHRISCOYIER @stopsatgreen

    http://css-tricks.com/ http://coding.smashingmagazine.com/tag/css/ http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/