In a Smashing magazine posts titled #BlackLivesMatter, Vitaly Friedman (co-founder and editor-in-chief of Smashing Magazine) writes that “contributing to positive change is difficult, but it’s the right pursuit, no matter how much effort it takes”.
Writing about the currently ongoing protests in US and around the world highlighting ‘injustice, denial of opportunity, and inequality’ in black and other minority ‘non-white’ communities Mr Friedman stand behind firmly to more diverse lineup to the magazine and conferences.
We stand firmly behind the Black Lives Matter movement. We stand strongly behind introducing a wide range of Black voices to Smashing publications and conferences. We remain committed to providing a platform for the Black community to use our platform to make their voices heard. The entire team is committed to introducing and promoting the work of underrepresented people in our community, and to bringing a more diverse lineup to the magazine and conferences. Vitaly Friedman Smashing Magazine
Other larger tech companies including Apple CEO Tim Cook have started publicly speaking up on racism in America.
Full Site Editing with Gutenberg Block Editor is said to be one of the main goals of current Gutenberg block development. Development of Gutenberg-block based themes and their experimental use have started appearing in WordPress core development blogs. Riad Benguella, one of the Gutenberg developers writes in his personal blog I’m using a block-based theme. […]
The the original Responsive Design article by Ethan Marcotte turns ten to-day. The article was published on May 10, 2010 at A List Apart. The article author Ethan recalls behind the development of “responsive design” and how it was developed in a 1oth Birthday post titled “Responsive web design turns ten“. A very interesting read!
In the article Ethan writes that he is writing other articles too in the series to commemorate the occasion.
To commemorate things, I’m working on a few blog entries that’ll be looking at different parts of responsive design: what’s changed in the last ten years, what hasn’t, and where the idea might be going next. Ethan Marcotte
An author, editor, member of the CSS Working Group Rachel Andrew has a post titled Writing technical articles: Defining your ideal reader in her blog site. It’s an inspiring posts from a accomplished writer & editor.
Rachel writes in her post “over the years I’ve absorbed a lot of information in terms of what works when writing tutorial content, and one thing I keep coming back to is that you need to know who the ideal reader of your piece is”.
Next time you start writing, or creating a presentation, or tutorial video, first consider the question who is this for? Answering that will make all the difference. Rachel Andrew
The Tavern blog writer Justin Tadlock has written a excellent post titled Block Patterns Will Change Everything explaining how this could a game changer. I his posts Justin explains Block patterns as “a block pattern is a group of blocks. Core WordPress, themes, and plugins will be able to register patterns with predefined settings attached […]
Its a bit tricky to style with Gutenberg blocks. It often does not work just by adding custom styles through styles.css in a child theme. The following two resources are very useful for customizing Gutenberg blocks. The WordPress theme team member Carolina Nymark has created a WordPress Block Styles sited with tutorials & guides to […]
The WordPress Gutenberg block editor, released as part of the WordPress 5.0 release, in the mist of controversy last year, is celebrating its first anniversary with the recent WordPress 5.3 release. The Block editor is being development as Gutenberg plugin and major developmental versions are released for testing & feed back. At the of writing […]
As scheduled,WordPress 5.3 “Kirk” was released on November 12 dubbed as “most refined user experience with the improved block editor in WordPress 5.3!”. This release comes exactly one after after the much controversial 5.0 release. 5.3 expands and refines the block editor with more intuitive interactions and improved accessibility. New features in the editor increase […]
Most of us choose a browser for use based on the ease of use, download pages or just use pre-installed default browser with our machine. Most browsers collect users data without revealing to their browser users. Among the browsers, Mozilla Firefox stands out putting “data privacy” as the primary focus the browser with an aim […]