CSS News July 2020

Things move a lot faster than they used to in terms of the implementation of Web Platform features, and this post is a round-up of news about CSS features that are making their way into the platform. If you are the sort of person who doesn’t like reading about things if you can’t use them now, then this article probably isn’t for you — we have many others for you to enjoy instead!

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Make Your Sites Fast, Accessible And Secure With Help From Google

Earlier this year, the Chrome team announced the Web Vitals initiative to provide unified guidance, metrics, and tools to help developers deliver great user experiences on the web. The Google Search team also recently announced that they will be evaluating page experience as a ranking criteria, and will include Core Web Vitals metrics as its foundation.
The three pillars of 2020 Core Web Vitals are loading, interactivity, and visual stability of page content, which are captured by the following metrics:

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Understanding Plugin Development In Gatsby

Gatsby is a React-based static-site generator that has overhauled how websites and blogs are created. It supports the use of plugins to create custom functionality that is not available in the standard installation.
In this post, I will introduce Gatsby plugins, discuss the types of Gatsby plugins that exist, differentiate between the forms of Gatsby plugins, and, finally, create a comment plugin that can be used on any Gatsby website, one of which we will install by the end of the tutorial.

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How To Test Your React Apps With The React Testing Library

Today, we’ll briefly discuss why it’s important to write automated tests for any software project, and shed light on some of the common types of automated testing. We’ll build a to-do list app by following the Test-Driven Development (TDD) approach. I’ll show you how to write both unit and functional tests, and in the process, explain what code mocks are by mocking a few libraries. I’ll be using a combination of RTL and Jest — both of which come pre-installed in any new project created with Create-React-App (CRA).

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Information And Information Architecture: The BIG Picture

We are living in a world exploding with information, but how do we find what is relevant to us at the time that we need it? I believe that good information architecture is key to helping us navigate through the mountains of data and information we have created for ourselves. In this article, we will first describe what information architecture is, why it’s important, and approaches to effective implementation. Then we explore ideas around the broader view of the information age, how we use information, and how it impacts our world and our lives.

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Differences Between Static Generated Sites And Server-Side Rendered Apps

JavaScript currently has three types of applications that you can build with: Single Page Applications (SPAs), pre-rendering/static generated sites and server-side rendered applications. SPAs come with many challenges, one of which is Search Engine Optimization (SEO). Possible solutions are to make use of Static Site Generators or Server-Side Rendering (SSR).
In this article, I’m going to explain them alongside listing their pros and cons so you have a balanced view.

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