Skip to main content Jump to list of all articles

Latest Posts

Caching Smartly In The Age Of Gutenberg

by Leonardo Losoviz

When optimizing the speed of our websites from the server side, caching ranks among the most critical tasks to get just right. In this article, Leonardo Losoviz examines an architecture based on self-rendering components and SSR, and analyzes how to …

Read more
Read more
Read more
Smashing Cat brewing a fresh, tasty cappuccino.

1,319 smashing members

A friendly community that keeps this website alive. With books, webinars, discounts and networking — for just 1 coffee a month. Join the family.

Explore features → Already have an account? Sign in!
Read more

An Extensive Guide To Progressive Web Applications

by Ankita Masand

In this article, we’ll look at the pain points of users who are browsing old non-PWA websites and the promise of PWAs to make the web great. You’ll learn most of the important technologies that make for cool PWAs, like service workers, web push …

Read more
Coming up next

SmashingConf San Francisco 2019

Better estimates and pricing, applying psychology to UX, design workflow, refactoring, moving to a static site setup, CSS Grid techniques, performance and deployment patterns for HTTP/2.

Explore all speakers and topics → Welcome SmashingConf San Francisco 2019, with everything on naming conventions, security audit, front-end architecture, rendering performance, CSS Grid Layout, PWA, Vue.js, Webpack.

Community Links

Roger Johansson, the person of the week

Person Of The Week

Roger Johansson has been working with the web and other interactive media since 1994. He’s known for his site 456 Berea Street where he shares articles, tutorials, and comments on things he finds interesting: web standards, accessibility, and usability. His aim is to encourage people to design and develop accessible, usable, and interoperable websites. By day, Roger works as a front-end developer at NetRelations. You can find him on Twitter as @rogerjohansson. Thank you for reminding us of the things that matter, dear Roger!

Design Systems

Meet Design Systems, a recent Smashing book in which Alla Kholmatova explores how to set up an effective design system to create great digital products. With common traps, gotchas and lessons learned.

Table of Contents ↬