Archive for the ‘Intermediate’ Category

The Power of Custom Directives in Vue

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When you're initially learning a JavaScript framework, it feels a little like being a kid in a candy store. You take in everything available to you, and right off the bat, there are things that will make your life as a developer easier. Inevitably thou...

Intro to Vue.js: Components, Props, and Slots

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This is the second part in a five-part series about the JavaScript framework, Vue.js. In this part, we'll go over Components, Props, and Slots. This is not intended to be a complete guide, but rather an overview of the basics to get you up and running ...

Intro to Vue.js: Rendering, Directives, and Events

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If I was going to sum up my experiences with Vue in a sentence, I'd probably say something like "it's just so reasonable" or "It gives me the tools I want when I want them, and never gets in my way". Again and again, when learning Vue, I smiled to myse...

A Guide to 2017 Conferences

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Back by popular demand! It's difficult to keep track of all of the great talks and conferences happening in our industry. Sometimes you may find out too late that an event is taking place, and it's a real shame when it's an something you might have att...

Web Animation Workshops

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I’m thrilled to announce a brand new workshop series I’m starting with Val Head about web animation! We’ll be taking two-day workshop around to different cities starting this November, starting with Austin and New York. Whether you’re a beginne...

My New Favorite ES6 Toy: Destructured Objects as Parameters

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Like a lot of other developers, I’m working through my continued education learning what I can about ES6. One of the ways I’m doing this is to attend workshops by smart people. I went to Kyle Simpson’s ES6: The Good Parts course and found myself ...

High Performance SVGs

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I recently worked on a project that was getting a ton of traffic but users were bouncing because the page load was too long at around 10 seconds. They called me in because the majority of the images on that site were SVGs, and they were animated. I tra...

A Comparison of Animation Technologies

The question I am asked most frequently: what animation tool do you recommend? Having worked with a slew of them, I can tell you there is no right answer. It's a complicated question and complicated answer. This post serves to clarify what to use, and ...

A Guide for SVG Support in Email

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We’ve talked about SVG quite a bit here on CSS-Tricks, but one area we haven’t quite touched on is email. Now that browser support for SVG is all in the green, it would be easy to assume that we can start using SVG everywhere. However, if you’ve ...