Nieuwjaarsborrel · Fronteers
Good news for all Fronteers members: most people don't celebrate New Years anymore on the 26th of January, but we do! In the Beer Factory in Amsterdam! See you there.
Korting op Front-Trends in Warschau · Fronteers
Even more good news for Fronteers members: you can get a 30% discount for the Front-Trends conference in Warsaw (which looks like it's going to be an amazing conference! Just look at that line-up!)
Scripting News: Why apps are not the future
People keep saying it: Apps are the future and the web is dead. Other people say that apps are dying and the web is alive and kicking, as always. And others just say that both native apps and web apps are the future.
I probably couldn't even make a dodecahedron with paper, glue, and scissors but Cameron Adams knows how to make one with CSS3 (in your recent browser).
A List Apart: Articles: What I Learned About the Web in 2011
Here's an interesting list (a very long list) of things people learned about the web in 2011. An inspiring read for a holiday (I should've linked to it a few weeks ago I guess) but if you have some spare time you should definitely skip through it.
The Mobile Case for Progressive Enhancement | Brad Frost Web
You should be using modern/current web technologies and if you can't convince your client/boss/self that things don't need to look or behave exactly the same in every/old browsers then you must use polyfills to solve the inconsistencies. Addi Osmani digs deep (very deep) into the world of polyfills in this extremely detailed presentation (with excellent examples, you should take a look at it).
Frank Chimero: The Wall
Next time you want to call somebody an asshole (or a dick, or a cunt or whatever) because of something they wrote, or made, or published, be sure to first read this article by Frank Chimero about the art of giving (and taking) critique. It's not about yourself, it is about helping. This is an absolute must read – and a must remember – for everybody who gets agitated every now and then.
Six CSS Layout Features To Look Forward To - Smashing Coding
Do you want to know the – possible – future of CSS layout? Divya Manian shows us six of the most outstanding techniques. Some of them are needed now (like grid layout and flexbox) while others will cause a lot of trouble when in the wrong hands (the rest) but can be used to create incredible stuff when in the right hands; let's hope for some excellent examples.
Tobie Langel • App manifests, an anthology.
There are several stores or other ways to distribute a web app, and they all need a different app manifest (which holds the necessary meta-data). Tobie Langel sums them up. This is actually a very interesting read (with lots of links) for people who are looking for additional ways to distribute their apps.
Design Principles // Speaker Deck
With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility » Blog » Elliot Jay Stocks
Here's a small post by Elliot Jay Stocks which in itself is not very interesting but which contains a lot of links to interesting and beautiful stuff.