Reading List: 27apr2018

Managing Heading Levels In Design Systems by Heydon Pickering

This article explains how to use headings correctly.

For screen reader users, headings describe the relationships between sections and subsections and — where used correctly — provide both an outline and a means of navigation.

Front-End Developer Handbook 2018 by Cody Lindley

This is a guide that anyone could use to learn about the practice of front-end development. It broadly outlines and discusses the practice of front-end engineering: how to learn it and what tools are used when practicing it in 2018.

The Compact Guide to Web Maintainability: 200 Tips and Resources by Jens Oliver Meiert

Yes, That Web Project Should Be a PWA by Aaron Gustafson

Aaron Gustafson helps demystify PWAs. This is a good article if, like me, you haven’t started experimenting yet.

We Write CSS Like We Did in the 90s, and Yes, It’s Silly by Jens Oliver Meiert

He’s right. Old habits can be hard to break but it’s long past time.

In twenty-something years of web development we have somehow not managed to make our CSS consistent and easier to work on by establishing the (or even a) common sense standard to sort declarations.