I’m a few years younger than eevee, but I can relate to most of the struggles here, and it very much mirrors my experience, frustrations and all.
A List Apart’s From URL to Interactive series just concluded, and I think it’s worth a read for any web developer.
It’s structured in a way that reminds me of one of my favourite books, Charles Petzold‘s Code, moving from the bottom of the stack to the top.
An eBook by Addy Osmani on everything you could want to know, and then some, about the most efficient ways to serve images in browsers.
I tend to go for the
background shorthand, and certainly the
font one, but in general, implicitly setting values is something one should avoid, in CSS as in most other programming languages.
Inspired by Adam McCrea, this is metaprogramming to the limit. Very interesting, and readable.