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Saying Goodbye to Firebug – Mozilla Hacks : the Web developer blog

The most popular and powerful web development tool. Firebug has been a phenomenal success. Over its 12-year lifespan, the open source tool developed a near cult following among web developers.



See the Pen amoeba by Varun Vachhar (@winkerVSbecks) on CodePen. Metaballs, not to be confused with meatballs, are organic looking squishy gooey blobs. From a mathematical perspective they are an iso-surface.


Web Components: The Long Game

Mikeal Rogers reached out last week to talk about Web Components, which surprised me, but his follow-up blog post is essential, timely reading. All of this was wrapped up in our project’s mantra: “say what you mean”.


The Critical Request

Serving a website seems pretty simple: Send some HTML, the browser figures out what resources to load next. Then we wait patiently for the page to be ready. Little may you know, a lot is going on under the hood.


Design Better Data Tables

Poor tables. Where did they go wrong? After being the bread and butter of the web for most of its early history, tables were cast aside by many designers for newer, trendier layouts.