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Highlights from Chrome Dev Summit 2020

CDS in 2020 was a bit different, like everything else. It was online, and the talks were more bite-sized at roughly 10 minutes each. I really enjoyed this new style of the summit and, while I missed the in-person aspects of the conference, this was a great way to end...

What I wish I knew about React

A couple weeks ago I started working on my first React application. Not only was it my first React application, but it was also my first React Native application, so a lot was new to me all in one go. Coming from the Angular (and Ionic) world, it felt like...

How I created 488 "live images"

I've recently been going down a rabbit hole of making improvements to my CanIUse embed. To give a bit of a background, it is an interactive embed I created to easily embed data from caniuse.com in my blog posts and anywhere else. I previously wrote about how I first...

Highlights from Chrome Dev Summit 2019

I’ve been going to Chrome Dev Summit for a couple of years now (2016 & 2018) and I always like to do this roundup article, highlighting what I thought were the most interesting ideas and projects from the conference. So let’s get into it! HTML is (finally) getting...

How to use Puppeteer in a Netlify (AWS Lambda) function

I recently gave a talk at JAMstack_conf San Francisco about how I used headless chrome (via Puppeteer) and Cloudinary to capture screenshots of my interactive caniuse embed. I did this to have a fallback image to use in case the embed couldn’t be loaded, for example in cases...