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Our best practices are killing mobile web performance

Web performance rules invented for desktop web access need to be revised for the mobile era. – Foreword Some years ago, web developer Nicole Sullivan gave an influential talk Our (CSS) Best Practices Are Killing Us. Sullivan was on...

Workshop: Die Geschichte von JavaScript bis ECMAScript 6

Entstehung, Standardisierung und Einflüsse der allgegenwärtigen Programmiersprache – Seit einigen Jahren veranstalten wir das PottJS-Meetup, ein regelmäßiger Stammtisch zum Thema JavaScript im Ruhrgebiet, in der Regionalsp...

Progressive enhancement and JavaScript failure

Can progressive enhancement help to build JavaScript web apps that handle errors gracefully? – The twitter.com incident Twitter.com, the primary web interface of Twitter, is a large JavaScript application. JavaScript is executed wh...

JavaScript web apps considered valuable

Recalling best practices for web applications that make heavy use of client-side JavaScript. – It seems to me that the JavaScript community is stuck in a time warp. We’re having the same discussions about JavaScript-driven web appli...