Quickie: Fading in a newly created element using CSS

August 30th, 2015

Update: I got an email from James at VIDesignz who found another solution to this problem using the :empty selector. I added it at the end of the article. As part of our JSFoo workshop today I was asked to look into an issue a team had that you can not apply a CSS transition […]

ES6 for now: Template strings

August 28th, 2015

ES6 is the future of JavaScript and it is already here. It is a finished specification, and it brings a lot of features a language requires to stay competitive with the needs of the web of now. Not everything in ES6 is for you and in this little series of posts I will show features […]

Rock, Meats, JavaScript – BrazilJS 2015

August 25th, 2015

I just got back from a 4 day trip to Brazil and back to attend BrazilJS. I was humbled and very happy to give the opening keynote seeing that the closing was meant to be by Brendan Eich and Andreas Gal – so, no pressure. The keynote In my keynote, I asked for more harmony […]

How about we make ES6 the new baseline?

August 17th, 2015

Yesterday night, far too late, I wrote a long article here about making ES6 the new baseline of the web. It wasn’t a good article. It made a lot of assumptions, and it wasn’t thought through. That’s why I removed it. I am right now writing my keynote for BrazilJS on this same topic and […]

The ES6 conundrum – new article on SitePoint

August 11th, 2015

I just released an article over on Sitepoint called The ES6 conundrum. In it, I am discussing the current issues we’re facing with using ES6: We can’t use it safely in the wild – as ES6 is a syntax change to the language, legacy browsers will see it as a JavaScript error and give our […]