Comparing the “Why” of Single Page App Frameworks
Published: January 22, 2019
Making a Framework for the Web
Published: May 7, 2018
It started with a simple manifesto. A manifesto posted online with 37 guiding principles, small phrases showcasing big ideas like […]
That Time MooTools Almost Broke the Web
Published: June 19, 2019
This post was originally published on CSS-Tricks. On March 6, 2018, a new bug was added to the official Mozilla Firefox browser […]
What Does AJAX Even Stand For?
Published: March 4, 2019
The term AJAX may have not been coined until 2005, but it’s origin stretches all the way back to the early 2000’s, when browsers provided developers with the glue between clients and servers.
SOAP And REST At Odds
Published: June 26, 2017
Computer programmers like to squabble. I suppose this is true in any profession, but it is most certainly true for […]
A Look Back at the History of CSS
Published: November 6, 2017
When you think of HTML and CSS, you probably imagine them as a package deal. But for years after Tim […]
Content Management Made Simple
Published: March 16, 2021
Content Management Systems — software that helps people author and publish websites — likely dates back farther than you think. The problem is, it wasn’t quite called that yet.
The 10-Day Programming Language (Is Kind of a Myth)
Published: October 1, 2019
In 1995, Netscape Navigator was enjoying a meteoric rise to the top of the browser market. They had only released […]
The History of Rewriting PHP
Published: June 18, 2018
If you work on the web, you know that with software, things don’t always go right the first time. The […]
The Linguist and the Programmer
Published: February 4, 2020
A history of Perl, Python, and the websites that rely on them.
Why Do We Call it a Homepage?
Published: December 1, 2020
The word homepage came into popular use in the mid to late 90’s, but it’s origin dates back to the web’s beginning.