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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.
On Friday, September 13th 2013, I spoke again about web design at the event WPDAY Bologna.Read more →
Ahoy, front-end pirates! Welcome to the Chapter 3 of the Making of The Secret of Front-end Island saga: the Rising Smoke.Read more →