Seti

Seti UI is an incredibly good Sublime Text 3 Theme and ColorScheme. I love pretty much everything about it. Give it a try.

Sublime Text for Front End Developers

Wes Bos:

Rather than being a step by step guide on Sublime Text, this post is filled with hot tips, tricks and packages that will make you amazing with Sublime Text.

You are working with Sublime Text? Then this article is for you.

mobile-friendly pages criteria

Google Webmaster Central Blog:

A page is eligible for the “mobile-friendly” label if it meets the following criteria as detected by Googlebot:

Avoids software that is not common on mobile devices, like Flash

Uses text that is readable without zooming

Sizes content to the screen so users don’t have to scroll horizontally or zoom

Places links far enough apart so that the correct one can be easily tapped

If you’re wondering which criteria you have to meet, here you go. At the moment the mobile-friendly tag is a helper for users but Google is also experimenting with integrating it into the ranking. So make sure your site gets the mobile-friendly tag.

Google Mobile-Friendly Test

Google is adding small “mobile-friendly” tags to search results if the site is eligible. With the linked tool you can analyze if you site is a match.

Performance Budget Metrics

Tim Kadlec:

The purpose of a performance budget is to make sure you focus on performance throughout a project. The reason you go through the trouble in the first place though is because you want to build a site that feels fast for your visitors.

Tim analyses the different metrics you can use as a performance budget and explains how effective they are.

Your developers aren’t slow

Justin Jackson:

Feel like your team isn’t shipping fast enough? Chances are, your developers aren’t to blame.

It’s often the process, which is to blame. As a developer who has worked in agencies I was nodding my head while reading this article. I guess you will do the same.

Responsible Responsive Design

foreword by Ethan Marcotte:

Learn how to turn a critical eye on your designs as you develop for new contexts (what does mobile really mean?) and screen features, speedy and lagging networks, and truly global audiences. Serve the right content across platforms, and tune for performance.

The long awaited book by Scott Jehl is out now. Make sure to buy and read it. I grabbed my digital copy and will read it over the next couple of days.

Perf.Rocks

Daniel Guillan:

Web performance matters

A new website with tons of resources to help you build lightning fast websites.

Book Review: Responsible Responsive Design

Tim Kadlec:

What’s so wonderful about the book is how rooted it is in real-world experience. These aren’t just nice-sounding techniques: these are things that Scott and the rest of the gang at Filament Group have battle tested on their own projects.

Tim already had the chance to read the upcoming book from Scott Jehl and he is as excited as I hoped he’d be. I’m very much looking forward to this book, which will go on sale on November 19th. You will be able to buy it here.

StaticGen

StaticGen is a site featuring the top Open-Source Static Site Generators. The site is filled with tons of information and will be a great ressource when you’re looking for the right static site generator for the task at hand.

RWD BLOAT?!

Dave Rupert:

Responsive Web Design gets a bad rap for performance. I investigate and bust some myths.

Speaker Deck of Dave’s latest talk. Would love to see a recording, but even the slides alone are worth your time.