Updates & Writing

Links, Week 26, 2020

Nicole He has written a tutorial for non-developers on creating an SMS bot using Google Sheets and Twilio.

Some UI tricks for creating better card interfaces. Especially on mobile, we seem to be constantly working with card-based collections and interfaces.

Sustainable web design. How refactoring and optimising code — especially code that might be run on millions of servers — can help reduce carbon emissions.

A little-known CSS value for the background-repeat property, round repeats background images without clipping.

A nice overview of scroll technologies including some links to useful JavaScript libraries.

An impressive feat: creating a hexagonal grid with CSS grid.

Vox takes a look at the ubiquitous Cooper Black typeface.