Maria Antonietta's articles
Flexbox came first. Then came Grid. Is Flexbox needed any more? Yes it is! Learn what each does best and when to choose one over the other.
Should you use Canvas or SVG? It depends! Let's walk through all the scenarios where Canvas and SVG are an option and work out which is the best choice.
Gatsby is the Jamstack king, with power, plugins, and community. Our guide will help you get started with Gatsby's basic use case — a static site generator.
Learn about the great features in GreenSock Animation Platform 3, and find out how to use Greensock 3 to create better animations for the web faster.
A step-by-step tutorial on how to set up basic jQuery form validation in just a few minutes, demonstrated through validation on a registration form.
Maria Antonietta Perna highlights the benefits of lazy loading images on websites and shows five approaches to implement lazy loading for your website.
Maria provides a roundup of helpful web development checklists, covering everything from front-end and performance to SEO and marketing.
Maria Antonietta Perna covers the importance of good software documentation, showing you how to get up and running with your first software documentation.
Maria Antonietta Perna walks you through CSS variables/custom properties, the awesome new technology that adds more flexibility and fun to CSS coding.
Maria Antonietta Perna lists a number of Bootstrap UI libraries to style your Angular, React, and Vue.js components.
Maria Antonietta Perna uses some jQuery and the Animate.css animations library to add some extra subtle visuals to the slides in the Bootstrap carousel.
Maria Antonietta Perna explores the Performance Tool available in the Firefox browser to find out more about CSS animation performance.
React eases the development of snappy, event-driven user interfaces that are fast at responding to state changes. This is particuarly important considering users expect web apps to feel smooth and seamless like native apps. In this article, you'll learn about what React is good at and what makes it work. This should provide you with the context required to decide if this library could be a good fit for your next project, and whether you should learn React.
Maria Antonietta Perna gives you an overview of GreenSock plugins to add complex animations to your project quickly and in a few lines of code.
Maria Antonietta Perna introduces GreenSock in a multi-part article for the Beyond CSS: Dynamic DOM Animation Libraries series. Ready for some cool effects?