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  1. Making the world’s fastest website, and other mistakes - DEV Community

    I enjoyed this detailed look into how to make Kroger’s website much faster. All the way through I was thinking, “How will you get the org to adopt your changes?” and inevitably… (via @simonw)

  2. Patterns | APG | WAI | W3C

    “This guide describes how to apply accessibility semantics to common design patterns and widgets. It provides design patterns and functional examples complemented by in-depth guidance for fundamental practices.” Very handy. (via Adactio)

  3. The Demise of the Mildly Dynamic Website

    Nice overview the history of making websites. I like “jamming” to describe the casual way of putting together old PHP websites. (via Adactio)

  4. Best Practices Around Production Ready Web Apps with Docker Compose — Nick Janetakis

    Such a good, detailed explanation of how and why things are done in Docker, in his several example GitHub repos.

  5. hartator/wayback-machine-downloader: Download an entire website from the Wayback Machine.

    Ruby script. I can see this being useful one day. (via Ask MetaFilter)

  6. GlitchTip

    Open source alternative to Sentry’s error tracking. Host it yourself, or hosted plans starting from free.

  7. Modern CSS Reset / Global Styles

    This not only seems like a good modern version (which I could do with) but it’s extremely nicely explained. (via Adactio)

  8. SaaS Pegasus | The Django-Powered SaaS Boilerplate

    Looks like an interesting way to get up and running quickly with user management, Stripe subscriptions, teams, etc. USD295/site

  9. mmm.page

    This looks great - a *fun* website builder. Some lovely stuff in the Curated Pages. (via maya.land)

  10. 🖌️ Horton Hears a Whostyle

    Nice idea – if someone comments/replies on your site, you use their CSS to render their comment/reply in their site’s style. I think. (via maya.land)

  11. How I setup and configure all of my websites | Go Make Things

    By Chris Ferdinandi. A dozen static sites on a Digital Ocean droplet.

  12. Sensemaking: Django for Startup Founders: A better software architecture for SaaS startups and consumer apps

    Lots of interesting advice for structuring Django projects (and some more general advice). (via Simon Willison)

  13. nickjj/docker-django-example

    Another handy example project full of experience.

  14. bfirsh/django-docker-heroku-template

    Lots of handy things to copy here.

  15. HackSoftware/Django-Styleguide: Django styleguide used in HackSoft projects

    Interesting to see how people settle on organising things. (via Simon Willison)

  16. My current HTML boilerplate - Manuel Matuzović

    Nicely explained. with references. (via Adactio)

  17. The Architecture Behind A One-Person Tech Startup

    I’m trying to come to terms with how this “simple” setup makes me feel anxious and overwhelmed just reading about it. So many things. (via @simonw)

  18. A Complete Guide To Accessible Front-End Components — Smashing Magazine

    Very handy collection of links to articles. (via @simonw)

  19. Python in GitHub Actions

    More useful tips on getting all this working well.

  20. Switching to GitHub Actions - Random notes from mg

    Some handy practical tips for using GitHub Actions with Python projects.

  21. SmolCSS

    Very little snippets of very modern CSS doing a single thing. As I’m a long way from the cutting edge CSS wise, this is useful. By Stephanie Eckles. (via @simonw)

  22. Homebrew Python Is Not For You // Justin Mayer

    I think I’ve escaped this by using pyenv (and/with pipenv) but it’s such a mess. (via @simonw)

  23. Disqus, the dark commenting system

    If comments are important enough to to have on your site, host your own (not what this article concludes, but what I say).

  24. A technical and privacy review of Cloudflare Web Analytics

    Interesting look at whether it’s good or not (via Dan in my comments)

  25. A Django project blueprint to help you learn by doing

    A really nice walkthrough of thinking about, planning and making a Django website, for those who have done initial tutorials and now want to make their own things.

  26. Squeezing every drop of performance out of a Django app on Heroku | by Ben Firshman | Medium

    About serving many requests for Arxiv Vanity, from 2017. (via /r/django)

  27. SVGOMG - SVGO’s Missing GUI

    Really nicely done web-based tool for optimising SVG files by Jake Archibald.

  28. Responsively App | A Web developer’s browser

    View a web page at several different device sizes simultaneously, with synchronised movements and clicks. Seems brilliant. (via Waxy)

  29. Bulma: Free, open source, and modern CSS framework based on Flexbox

    One of those “I’ll forget the name if I don’t bookmark it” things. Looks nice, as these things go. (via Infovore)

  30. Weeknotes 031 - Making all the Things

    A lovely collection of tools. A reminder that being able to code is really useful for scratching personal itches.

  31. Library JSON - A Proposal for a Decentralized Goodreads

    I do like this general idea. My own site’s Reading section works for me but it’d be nice if it had the chance of connecting to other things via a nice data format.

  32. Matt Segal Dev - 3 ways to deploy a Django backend with a React frontend

    Just a nice high-level overview of three ways to do this (I never have and wasn’t sure of the options).

  33. How to get started with web development | Go Make Things

    I’d have no idea what to suggest to someone wanting to learn this stuff, but this looks like a great list for front-end development.

  34. HTML DOM - Common tasks of managing HTML DOM with vanilla JavaScript

    After so many years of needing jQuery for things, it’s taking a while for vanilla methods to stick in my brain. (via @simonw)

  35. More on service layers in Django

    I’ve enjoyed this and the previous post. In-depth enough to be useful, not so much i can’t follow it.

  36. Let’s Define CSS 4 · Issue #4770 · w3c/csswg-drafts

    Interesting discussion (an actual civil discussion, on the internet!). (via Adactio)

  37. Inclusive Components

    “Each post explores a common interface component and comes up with a better, more robust and accessible version of it.” (via @simonw)

  38. All – Tiny Helpers

    Loads of websites that each do one useful thing for web designers and developers. (via Waxy)

  39. What do you call the parts of a story? Or: why can’t journalists spell “lead”? · The Ethically-Trained Programmer

    More interesting than lede vs lead which, oddly, doesn’t even come up, except in a comment. (via Simon Willison)

  40. The Vanilla JS Toolkit

    A nice collection of JavaScript methods, plugins, etc that don’t require any extra frameworks or libraries.

  41. Free for developers

    “This is a list of software (SaaS, PaaS, IaaS, etc.) and other offerings that have free tiers for developers.” (via Simon Willison)

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