Thoughts on the Contrast Swap Technique for Improving Performance

In her post three days ago on CSS Tricks, Una Kravets described a clever technique she discovered for significantly reducing image sizes on the web with little loss of quality. Essentially the idea is this:  Reduce the contrast of the image in Photoshop Re-apply contrast using CSS filter() With this process, Kravets managed to get […]

John Gruber on Annoying Sharing Bars

Over on Daring Fireball, John Gruber has some true words to say about those pesky floating sharing bars (or “dickbars” like he calls them) used by Medium and others. A website should not fight the browser. Let the browser provide the chrome, and simply provide the content. Web developers know this is right — these […]