web dev notes
Web developer. Backend + Frontend. Learning about designing user interfaces, improvement of user experience and its implementation.
What are CSS variables? The CSS variables are more accurately known as CSS custom properties. You can define a value under a variable key and use it along your stylesheets wherever is in its scope. They can be very useful to avoid CSS repetition, with a better performance in run time for things like theme switching and very useful for extending or ‘polyfilling’ future CSS features.
How to activate Google’s AMP and what they are Do you know the Accelerated Mobile Pages or AMP? This new format optimized for mobile devices has numerous advantages, one of them is the improvement of web positioning. Do you still think that you should not have it implemented on your website? Today I’m going to explain how to activate the AMP, configure these pages and everything that surrounds this Google project.
What is React? React (sometimes called also ReactJs) is a library to create reusable components and build with that your web applications. Its development was leaded by Facebook development teams. Nowadays is pretty widely used around the world and there is a high demand of professionals with knowdledge and experience with the technology.
In this case the situation was the end of life of Openshift v2, the platform I used to host (for free) the WordPress blog. As I was not yet accepted in the program of Openshift v3 I decided to try an alternative. So I had access to a static hosting and I moved all the content from Wordpress to Jekyll. Jekyll is a static site generator and as I described in a previous post there is nothing bad with that if you use the correct tools.