Tutorials, notes-to-self and other rants
It’s fairly common to find yourself on a situation where you want to use a specific URL to show a custom content (perhaps something an archive page with two different custom post types), and think: “well, that’s easy. I’ll just create a page to register the URL and a custom page template where I’ll query…
Fresh stuff from around the web
This performant front-end archicture article it’s an excellent high-level technical overview of the entire process for showing a web page, from downloading resources to rendering and prefetching.
On Twelve Days of Front End Testing, Amy Kapernick shows twelve testing tools that cover several aspects of front end testing, such as visual regressions, accesibility, performance, etc.
Request handlers are a different, simpler way to structure a PHP app leveraging the
__invoke() magic method to create truly single-responsibility classes.
A beautiful example about how design choices can have a tangible impact on people’s lives: Why Finnish babies sleep in cardboard boxes – BBC News