Jamstack store post, woes of CSS, and IE trolling
Newsletter published on 16 May 2022
Serverless Ecommerce Store content - now all in one place! #
Matthew Ling and I did a series of livestreams where we build out a digital download shop using Eleventy, Stripe, Netlify, and more. First it was a meetup talk, then the livestreams, then 3 companion articles. Now you can finally find them all in one place in my new blog post!
The Woes of CSS #
I found an interesting z-index in the wild and a lot of people found it funny:
It was funny because it was so relatable. The planets must have been aligned because the day before I found it, I attended the CSS Cafe meetup where Josh Comeau gave this excellent talk on the hidden/secret fundamentals of CSS which covered this exact issue. He used some great analogies for this and other CSS concepts that will finally stick with me. I hope. 🤞
Trolling IE still gets engagement #
And it's probably time to consider that making your site more accessible could lead to more conversions than making it compatible with IE.
Other great stuff #
- Cassidy shared a weird neat trick on Twitter to see a calendar in your terminal with the
calcommand, and to see the full year you can do
- New developments in Core Web Vitals from Google I/O - thread by Phil Walton
- Making the world’s fastest website, and other mistakes is an entertaining read about the realness of trying to make a website faster. I particularly liked the second post in the series about streaming HTML and look forward to more from Taylor Hunt.
- My favorite new Twitter account to follow is cats being weird little guys
That's all for now! I hope to get back on making new content soon so stay tuned!