Updates & Writing

Links, Week 18, 2020

Despite the evidence that dark mode doesn’t really help, it continues to be a thing. And The Quest for the Perfect Dark Mode is a pretty great rundown on how to execute it.

This is a great breakdown of spacing in CSS. Spacing is fundamental for creating layouts, so properly understanding margin collapse, gap, and negative margins is essential.

Something for our new reality, a “Stay Home” icon from Stephen Kelleher.

The Cost of JavaScript Frameworks. Not just the extra requests but the time to parse and execute, how that relates to performance and the amount of JavaScript in use overall.

Mozilla have reviewed the privacy and security of some of the most popular video call apps. Along with the well-known products are some good, free, open source options, such as Jitsi and Signal.