Tag - Without

Evolution of img: Gif without the GIF

Colin Bendell writes about a new and particularly weird addition to Safari Technology Preview in this excellent post about the evolution of animated images on the web. He explains how we can now add an MP4 file directly to the source of an img tag. That would look something like this: <img src="video.mp4"/> The idea is that that code would render an image with a looping video inside. As Colin describes, this provides a host of performance benefits:Animated GIFs are [...]

Using CSS Grid: Supporting Browsers Without Grid

   When using any new CSS, the question of browser support has to be addressed. This is even more of a consideration when new CSS is used for layout as with Flexbox and CSS Grid, rather than things we might consider an enhancement.In this article, I explore approaches to dealing with browser support today. What are the practical things we can do to allow us to [...]