When is it OK to Disable Text Selection?

When is it OK to Disable Text Selection?

Using CSS, it’s possible to prevent users from selecting text within an element using user-select: none. Now, it’s understandable why doing so might be considered “controversial”. I mean, should we be disabling standard user behaviors? Generally speaking, no, we … When is it OK to Disable Text Selection? originally published on CSS-Tricks, which is part of the DigitalOcean family. You should get the newsletter. ...
IE Down, Edge Up… Global Browser Usage Stats Are for Cocktail Parties and Conference Slides

IE Down, Edge Up… Global Browser Usage Stats Are for Cocktail Parties and Conference Slides

I enjoy articles like Hartley Charlton’s “Microsoft Edge Looks Set to Overtake Safari as World’s Second Most Popular Desktop Browser.” It’s juicy! We know these massive players in the browser market care very much about their market share, so when … IE Down, Edge Up… Global Browser Usage Stats Are for Cocktail Parties and Conference Slides originally published on CSS-Tricks, which is part of the DigitalOcean family. You should get the newsletter. ...
Explain the First 10 Lines of Twitter’s Source Code to Me

Explain the First 10 Lines of Twitter’s Source Code to Me

For the past few weeks, I’ve been hiring for a senior full-stack JavaScript engineer at my rental furniture company, Pabio. Since we’re a remote team, we conduct our interviews on Zoom, and I’ve observed that some developers are not … Explain the First 10 Lines of Twitter’s Source Code to Me originally published on CSS-Tricks, which is part of the DigitalOcean family. You should get the newsletter. ...
Superior Image Optimization: An Ideal Solution Using Gatsby & ImageEngine

Superior Image Optimization: An Ideal Solution Using Gatsby & ImageEngine

(This is a sponsored post.) In recent years, the Jamstack methodology for building websites has become increasingly popular. Performance, scalable, and secure, it’s easy to see why it’s becoming an attractive way to build websites for developers. GatsbyJS is … Superior Image Optimization: An Ideal Solution Using Gatsby & ImageEngine originally published on CSS-Tricks, which is part of the DigitalOcean family. You should get the newsletter. ...