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Simplicity in Front-End Tooling


We tend to solve a lot of problems related to the front-end by delegating them to existing programs. We use libraries and tools which we don’t understand completely - our code base grows and grows. But lately this trend seems to change and we slowly re-consider what we can do best: develop front-end code. What can we expect from this new trend and how can we use them in out daily business today?

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Introducing INIT – A Boilerplate Framework for Front-End Projects


INIT is based upon HTML5 Boilerplate and adds more structure for SCSS files, JavaScripts, includes build tasks and a whole lot more. Today we released INIT, a front-end framework based on Grunt, Bower, Karma and a lot more tools as version 1.0. This marks a special day for Anselm and me, as we worked for a long period to get this project to where it is today. Over at TNG I wrote a bit about why we need frameworks like these and what the challenges with current tools are: Generally we start a lot of our projects in kind of

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Printing The Web


While it is possible to consume nearly all means of content on your smartphone or tablet it seems like the dream of a paperless office comes true for a lot of web developers. But digital natives are not the only ones who are on the web. There are still some people that like to print web sites on paper. Once you are aware of that you might want to include a dedicated print stylesheet into web sites you build. Here is some advice on what you can do to get the best out of your page. Disclaimer: This article was

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Principles of writing consistent, idiomatic CSS


Nicolas lists up his principles of writing CSS-code. A very good summery of what should be everybody’s guidelines. This goes deeper then what I wrote about my HTML and CSS Coding Guidelines and it tries to help people collaborating on styles. You should read this awesome piece of work!</p

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