DesignOpinions

“Jakob's Law: As a meeting grows longer, the probability of someone citing a Nielsen study that contradicts your recommendation approaches 1.”

CodeOpinions

“It seems whatever a carefully-crafted responsive website weighs, double or triple it to accommodate ads, social widgets, and user tracking.”

CodeOpinions

“I used to think web developers had opinions. That was before I started researching which baby gear we'll need when our daughter arrives.”

CodeOpinions

“If the people who make websites ever meet the people who understand SVG's feature set, we're all gonna be out of a job.”

CodeOpinions

“I’m thankful the UA string exists just like I’m thankful cardboard exists when my window breaks. But I wouldn’t build a cardboard house.”

CodeOpinions

“It seems every year one of us accidentally discovers another game-changing thing that SVG has been able to do since 1987.”

BusinessOpinions

“‘Works with whatever device is in your pocket’ is stronger marketing than ‘Works just like a native iOS app in supported devices.’”

CodeOpinions

“It’s easy to gripe about all the tools involved in modern web dev these days, but I’m not sure I could work half as efficiently without them.”

CodeOpinions

“‘iPhone screen goes to sleep before finishing loading site’ is a surprisingly common performance metric, I’m finding this week roaming on 3G.”

CodeOpinions

“So frustrating when infinite scroll results don’t restore when returning via back button. Preserving browsing expectations is part of our job.”

CodeOpinions

“My distaste for building sites in ways that assume ideal browsing conditions is driven by daily use of sites that were built in those ways.”

CodeOpinions

“I am genuinely offended by any website enhancement technique that assumes its value to some users is worth denying accessibility to others.”

CodeOpinions

“Building websites that only work for the luckiest, most fortunate users on the web is so uninteresting, not to mention bad for business.”

CodeOpinions

“It’s puzzling that the value of Progressive Enhancement is still questioned, despite all evidence of the inherent inequality of web access.”

CodeOpinions

“An app is a website that requires you to download a browser along with its content.”