Every Monday we round up the previous week's top posts based on traffic, engagement, and a hint of editorial curation. The typical week starts on Monday and ends on Sunday, but don't worry, we take into account posts that are published later in the week. ❤️
Transitioning to Docker isn't always the easiest. Alex shares a list of helpful commands, and their use cases.
Nicole shares a brief history on color theory and gives us some advice on picking a color or color palette when designing a project.
Andy reflects on what it means to be a programmer and how job titles aren't a prerequisite to be defined as one.
You know you've done it. Emma helps us understand CSS specificity so we stop slapping on
!important and actually understand why our styles aren't getting applied.
^^^ that's the amount of web pages loaded with HTTPS. This post walks us through why we should use HTTPS in development, as well as the technical considerations: generating certificates, reverse proxies, etc.
When considering the scope of a project, you may realize that a css framework is unnecessary. Sarthak shares resources to use instead of frameworks (from powerful CSS properties to code snippets) as well as ways to remove unused CSS.
Whether or not you agree with Darragh's view on JWT, it's hard to argue with their main takeaway: be sure you understand why you're using a piece of technology (and its limitations) before you use it!
That's it for our weekly wrap up! Keep an eye on dev.to this week for daily content and discussions...and if you miss anything, we'll be sure to recap it next Monday!