How We Built Hydrogen: A React Framework for Building Custom Storefronts
We’ve been building Hydrogen for more than a year. Here’s a look behind the scenes at how we did it, what we learned from making big bets, and what it was like building a new framework from the ground up on experimental technology.
How I replicated an $86 million project in 57 lines of code
by Tait Brown How I replicated an $86 million project in 57 lines of code When an experiment with existing open source technology does a “good enough” job The Victoria Police are the primary law enforcement agency of Victoria, Australia. With over 16,000 vehicles stolen in Victoria this past year
If you aren't familar, Hacktoberfest is an annual event that occurs every October. It is held by Digital Ocean and encourages developers to submit Pull Requests to Open Source repositories and as a reward you get a T-Shirt.
I think of these as folk interfaces, akin to the jigs one makes in wood-working. Divorced from grandiose ambitions of building comprehensive systems, it leads the programmer to directly engage with data.
A few months back, I had to work on a situation where the details element was being used as a dropdown menu for a site navigation. In this post, I’m going to explain why I think you should not use a details element as a dropdown menu. TL;DR? Don’t use the details element for a dropdown menu, use a button element that toggles open a list of links instead.
Even with a lot of help from a good text editor, writing HTML can be a drag. Nice documents end up as tag-swamps with little bits of content perched atop hills of tabs. Editing them becomes a test of patience and we get sick at the thought of having to look at our once-loved text. It doesn't have to be like this! There's a lightweight, easygoing way to write HTML that's been around since the beginning of the web.