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Speed up your website front end

Posted by Karl Tynan

We are constantly on the move. That means we want our websites to be responsive and available wherever we are. But we also want fast websites that don't use all our mobile data allowance at the same time...

Here are some top tips for front end developers who want to speed up their websites.

Fast, speed website tips

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How Sass CSS has improved our front end

Posted by Karl Tynan

For some time now, we have been using CSS preprocessors in our front end development at Gibe Digital. In the past we had used Less CSS, but we soon switched to Sass CSS.

If you are not already using a CSS preprocessor, find out more about the benefits and how Sass can improve your next front end project.

SASS logo

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Front end development and BEM

Posted by Karl Tynan

BEM

Moving forward, we are looking to use a variation of BEM (Block, Element, Modifier) for our front end development at Gibe, but what does that mean for our projects?

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Device screen sizes

Posted by Karl Tynan

There are so many different screen sizes for mobiles, tablets, laptops and desktops that it can difficult to keep track and really deliver a tailored experience to as many devices as possible.

There is a simple website that tells you everything you need to know... and more!

Screen sizes preview

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Working with LESS for dynamic CSS

Posted by Karl Tynan

I was recently introduced to LESS CSS, the dynamic stylesheet language for front-end developers. Having been convinced I didn't need to use a dynamic language for CSS, how did it compare to vanilla CSS?

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Adidas Snowboarding - favourite website

Posted by Karl Tynan

This month, Adidas has caught my attention with a beautiful and elegant parallax-style site for the Adidas Snowboarding range. I often think the use of parallax has been overused, but the effect of this site has really changed my perception of scrolling effects.

Adidas Snowboarding

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