HTML & CSS
Asha Laxmi, May 16
A Walkthrough of CSS Length Units You Can Use for Font Size
Asha Laxmi walks you through the CSS length units you have at your disposal to size fonts like a pro: from pixels to ems, rems, viewport units and more.
Craig Buckler, May 11
Your Domain Name: Do You www or Not?
Your primary website domain can be served on an address without the 'www' so is it necessary? Craig discusses the pros, cons and technical solutions.
Maria Antonietta Perna, May 04
Three Ways of Decreasing SVG File Size with SVGO
Maria Antonietta Perna discusses three ways in which you can use SVGO to optimize SVG graphics to be used on your website.
Maria Antonietta Perna, May 04
Tackling Render Blocking CSS for a Fast Rendering Website
Maria Antonietta Perna discusses CSS as being on the critical rendering path and points out a few solutions you can try out in your development work.
Jeff Smith, May 04
Using DeployHQ to Automate Your Deployments
Tired of deploying changes to your sites by copying files manually from your repositories? Learn how to automate deployment from Git with DeployHQ.
Maria Antonietta Perna, May 03
Lightning Fast Websites with Prefetching
Maria Antonietta Perna highlights the advantages and a few downsides of prefetching resources to speed up website performance and improve user experience.
Adrian Try, May 03
How to Choose, Register and Make the Most of Your Domain Name
Every website needs a good domain name. In this article, Adrian Try takes you through the basics of choosing, registering, and making the most of yours.
Jeff Smith, May 03
Why Every Website Needs HTTPS
Every website needs encryption. Read about the benefits that HTTPS offers to you and to your site's visitors, and then get started today!
M. David Green, May 02
Three Keys to Being a Productive Software Engineer
In this one-on-one episode of the Versioning Show, David and Tim look at what it means to be a productive software engineer.
Design & UX
David Attard, Apr 27
6 Tools to Stop Your Devs and Designers Strangling Each Other
Having the best developers and designers on the planet is no good if they aren't on the same page. David has the tools to help you fit them together.
Paddy Sherry, Apr 25
How to Land a Development Job Without Experience
Paddy provides tips for landing your first development job when you're fresh out of a technical degree but lack commercial development experience.
Maria Antonietta Perna, Apr 25
Optimizing Web Fonts for Performance: the State of the Art
Maria Antonietta Perna digs into performance issues when loading custom web fonts. She discusses file size and FOIT and shows some cutting-edge solutions.
Craig Buckler, Apr 21
Shared Server Hosting: the Pros and Cons
The range of hosting options has become bewilderingly complex. Craig discusses the advantages and disadvantages of choosing a shared server option.
Maria Antonietta Perna, Apr 20
Five Techniques to Lazy Load Images for Website Performance
Maria Antonietta Perna highlights the benefits of lazy loading images on websites and shows five approaches to implement lazy loading for your website.
Craig Buckler, Apr 20
Dedicated Server Hosting: the Pros and Cons
When you're new to the world of internet hosting, figuring out all options can be tough. In this article, Craig Buckler explains the dedicated server.
James George, Apr 19
Using Bookmark's AIDA to Build Your Website in 2 Minutes
James George takes a look at Bookmark's website builder and its new artificial intelligence system AIDA.
M. David Green, Apr 18
UX Research, Analytics, and Dark Patterns, with Luke Hay
In this episode of the Versioning Show, Tim and David talk with Luke Hay, a user experience professional and author.
Craig Buckler, Apr 18
Web Industry Insights 2017
Craig discusses the tools, languages and career satisfaction levels of 64,000 developers who completed the 2017 Stack Overflow survey.
Barbara Bermes, Apr 11
The Psychology of Speed
In this exclusive book excerpt, we examine the psychology of speed in regards to building lean websites.
Maria Antonietta Perna, Apr 05
What Is the Right Image Format for Your Website?
Maria Antonietta Perna introduces five image formats for the web: JPG, GIF, PNG, SVG and WebP and explains how to choose the right image format for the web.
M. David Green, Apr 04
Online Security and Being Super Productive, with Azat Mardan
In this episode of the Versioning Show, David and Tim are joined by Azat Mardan, a software engineer, author, teacher, Node expert and Paleo enthusiast.
Craig Buckler, Apr 01
Social Media 2.0: Real Life Augmentation
The next generation of social media is here. Your devices will integrate augmented reality to end the distinction between your real and online lives.
Adrian Try, Mar 31
The Ultimate Guide to Choosing a Hosting Provider
Having trouble deciding on a web hosting company? Overwhelmed by the options? Follow Adrian Try's checklists to discover the best one for you.
HTML & CSS
Asha Laxmi, Mar 30
CSS Viewport Units: A Quick Start
Asha Laxmi offers an accessible but thorough introduction to the use of CSS viewport units for truly responsive typography and layout elements on the web.