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Industry & Business

Part III – A List Apart
Application Development, building website, Code, creating a website, google web designer, Industry & Business, internet design, JavaScript, State of the Web, web design, web design company, web designer, web page design, website builder, website design

Part III – A List Apart

You’ve done everything you thought was possible to address your website’s JavaScript problem. You relied on the web platform where you could. You sidestepped Babel and found smaller framework alternatives. You whittled your application code down to its most streamlined form possible. Yet, things are just not fast enough. When websites fail to perform the way we as designers and developers expect them to, we inevitably turn on ourselves: Article Continues Below“What are we failing to do?” “What can we do with the code we have written?” “Which parts of our architecture are failing us?”These are valid inquiries, as a fair share of performance woes do originate from our own code. Yet, assigning blame solely to ourselves blinds us to the unvarnished truth that a sizable on...
Web Accessibility, Inclusion & Social Justice – A List Apart
Accessibility, building website, creating a website, google web designer, Industry, Industry & Business, internet design, web design, web design company, web designer, web page design, website builder, website design

Web Accessibility, Inclusion & Social Justice – A List Apart

What would your life be like without the internet? Not if it didn’t exist at all, but if you were locked out of it? Would your days be different? Unrecognizable, even? Keeping your answers to that in mind, do you think access to the internet is a human right? Do we need to be able to access it to fully participate in modern society? To answer “yes” to these questions would have been unthinkable 20 years ago. Article Continues BelowLiving without internet#section2Globally, over 40% of people still do not have access to the internet. That lack of access and the issues it creates have helped motivate digital equity initiatives like Tech Goes Home and the Good Things Foundation.Having no access to the internet creates problems in many parts of modern life. In the UK, ...
Webwaste – A List Apart
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Webwaste – A List Apart

A note from the editors: We’re pleased to share an excerpt from Chapter 9 of Gerry McGovern's Book World Wide Waste, from Silver Beach.In 1994, there were 3,000 websites. In 2019, there were estimated to be 1.7 billion, almost one website for every three people on the planet. Not only has the number of websites exploded, the weight of each page has also skyrocketed. Between 2003 and 2019, the average webpage weight grew from about 100 KB to about 4 MB. The results? Article Continues Below“In our analysis of 5.2 million pages,” Brian Dean reported for Backlinko in October 2019, “the average time it takes to fully load a webpage is 10.3 seconds on desktop and 27.3 seconds on mobile.” In 2013, Radware calculated that the average load time for a webpage on mobile was 4.3...