Fresh Resources for Web Developers — February 2016
The Fresh Resouces for Web Developers series has run for around 4 years now, and maintaining this series has greatly given me insight on how the web progress over the years. There are new tools coming out every month to make web development easier.
An enormous list of useful and handy command lines for macOS. Here you may find a lot of things that might be done through the CLI such as “clearing the print queue”, “hiding folder in Finder”, and “preventing system sleep”.
Trevor is simply Travis CI done offline. Travis is a Continuous Integration service where developers test their software to see whether the software works properly multiple environments. Trevor is still in its early stage; it currently only supports “NodeJS”.
WP Docker is a Docker environment designed specifically to develop WordPress. The environment is self-contained, and won’t affect your computer system in case you’ve made configuration. It is a great alternative to Vagrant, Valet, Local, and MAMP.
Vonic is a collection of UI for mobile built using Vue.js and Ionic CSS. It comprises a lot of UI components commonly found in a mobile including the Checkbox, Search Form, Swiper, and so-called Accordion. You can use to build a mobile app aplication prototype right in the browser.
10up, one of the prominent names in WordPress, released a UI library designed specifically for WordPress. Unlike other UI library which only provides CSS and HTML codes, 10Up also provides the PHP code snippet that you can just paste in your theme. The component includes Navigation, Tabs, Tooltips, Commonts, and Blogrol.
Progressive Web Application (PWA) is a methodology that allows a website to run fast and useable offline. This PWA Rocks list one that as been approved by Google as a PWA. To learn more about PWA from Google take a look at: Progressive Web Apps.
Github Auto-Updater is Composer library that allows your plugin to be updated from Github. This is a handy script for developers to maintain plugins for their clients without necessarily uploading it to Github repository.
Luxbar is a CSS framework to create a responsive navigation easily; simply add the stylesheet and add the HTML properly. You can install this library through NPM, Bower, or link the stylesheet directly from the CDN.
A list of table shows color contrast and their accesibility grade based on the WCAG 2.0. You can change the value on the table, and quickly figure out whether the color combination comply with the WCAG standard.