Christian Heilmann

⚡️ Web Truths: We need granular control over web APIs, not abstractions

October 16th, 2017

This is part of the web truths series of posts. A series where we look at true sounding statements that we keep using to have endless discussions instead of moving on. Today I want to tackle the issue of offering new functionality to the web. Should we deliver low-level APIs to functionality to offer granular […]

⚡️ Web Truths: JavaScript can’t be trusted

September 26th, 2017

This is part of the web truths series of posts. A series where we look at true sounding statements that we keep using to have endless discussions instead of moving on. Today I want to tackle the issue of JavaScript and how much we should rely on it. JavaScript is the love/hate topic of the […]

⚡️ Web truths: CSS is not real programming

September 19th, 2017

This is part of the web truths series of posts. Every few months there is an article claiming that CSS is not real programming. That CSS is too hard and broken. The language used in these can get creative: People have some … um … intense feelings about CSS. pic.twitter.com/dDspAM8i2F— Dave Rupert (@davatron5000) September 18, […]

⚡️ Web truths that cause infinite loops

September 19th, 2017

Every few months there is a drama happening in the blogging and social media scene. We seem to need that to keep ourselves occupied. It allows us to get distracted from the feeling that the people who pay us have no idea what we do. And keep praising us for things we are not proud […]