Maria Antonietta's articles
Flexbox came first. Then came Grid. Is Flexbox needed any more? Yes it is! Learn what each does best and when to choose one over the other.
Should you use Canvas or SVG? It depends! Let's walk through all the scenarios where Canvas and SVG are an option and work out which is the best choice.
Gatsby is the Jamstack king, with power, plugins, and community. Our guide will help you get started with Gatsby's basic use case — a static site generator.
Learn about the great features in GreenSock Animation Platform 3, and find out how to use Greensock 3 to create better animations for the web faster.
Learn how to use $.ajax(), the most powerful jQuery Ajax function, to perform asynchronous HTTP requests.
A step-by-step tutorial on how to set up basic jQuery form validation in just a few minutes, demonstrated through validation on a registration form.
Maria Antonietta Perna highlights the benefits of lazy loading images on websites and shows five approaches to implement lazy loading for your website.
Maria provides a roundup of helpful web development checklists, covering everything from front-end and performance to SEO and marketing.
Animation is a part of a UI designer's job. Here are 9 free animation libraries we think deliver the most power for the smallest file size, while being relatively easy to use for reasonably code-savvy designers that aren't full-blown developers.
Maria Antonietta Perna covers the importance of good software documentation, showing you how to get up and running with your first software documentation.
Maria Antonietta Perna walks you through CSS variables/custom properties, the awesome new technology that adds more flexibility and fun to CSS coding.
Maria Antonietta Perna lists a number of Bootstrap UI libraries to style your Angular, React, and Vue.js components.
Maria Antonietta Perna uses some jQuery and the Animate.css animations library to add some extra subtle visuals to the slides in the Bootstrap carousel.
Maria Antonietta Perna explores the Performance Tool available in the Firefox browser to find out more about CSS animation performance.