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Say you have a responsive website layout where images are sized at 100% of the container, but the container is not always as wide as the viewport. Do we need to use the
picture tag, or the
img tag is enough? The
img tag can do it, using its
srcset attributes. Here’s how.
On Tuesday, 22nd September 2015 the first YOOXlabs tech event took place in Bologna, Italy and I spoke about agile CSS development using SASS and Compass.Read more →
Spriting is a way to improve performance in your website by putting many images (or icons) in a single larger image, in order to make a single HTTP request instead of many. Here’s how you can do sprites using Compass.Read more →
In the latest days I’ve been working on websites performance optimization and I realized that there is no way to take advantage of the progressive JPEG image format on websites if you’re using jQuery_lazyload. So after sending a pull request to its author, I decided to write my own lazy load, which turned out to be better, because:Read more →
PicturePolyfill 4 is out! Implementing responsive images in your site has never been so simple and fast.Read more →
It was recently released the SVGZR Grunt Plugin, which makes super-easy to implement SVG icons in your website, with automatic PNG fallback for older IE versions.Read more →
Today I released version 2 of picturePolyfill, the real
picture element polyfill.