What happens when your font doesn’t load? What happens when @font-face isn’t supported in the browser? The Filament Group has the answers.
A Blog Apart
Ten years ago this week, A List Apart published issue 167. It featured an article on elastic design that now seems slightly prophetic, and an article on faux columns, a technique that, while it has since fallen out of favor, defined the way designs were implemented for years.
Anna Debenham explains the basics of using GitHub Pages with Jekyll to create simple, template-based collaborative websites.
Alan W. Smith has compiled and summarized some of the most important links in modern web design, as referenced by speakers at An Event Apart San Francisco 2013. Bookmark this page!
Myth is a postprocessor that lets you write pure CSS without having to worry about slow browser support, or even slow spec approval. It's a CSS polyfill.
Andy Clarke experimented with the max decoded size for images on iOS and found that file size isn’t the only thing to keep an eye on.
Tim Smith explains a quick way to get organized with Sass.
“W3C is launching an unprecedented effort to scale up its test offering. And the good news is this effort is backed up by significant financial and human contributions from the W3C Membership.” W3C testing lead Tobie Langel gets granular about Test The Web Forward.
Frank Chimero’s thoughts on what is truly native to digital canvases
There are some great changes coming in Sass 3.3, one of which should have developers extremely excited: sourcemaps. Put plainly, sourcemaps are a way to map compiled code back to its native state. That may sound kind of odd, but sourcemaps will make every Sass-loving developer’s life a little bit better.