Robert Brodrecht

UI Debugging

When you’re debugging, make sure the user interface isn’t the problem.

Performance is the New Web Standards

Since the inception of the web, there have been 4 clear eras: text, table-based design, web standards, and responsive design. The next era of the web is performance, and I think it’s already started.

No web person can write a succinct article about the latest “web is slow” discussion because web performance is horribly complex.

No web person can write a succinct article about the latest “web is slow” discussion because web performance is horribly complex.

A Rambling Discussion of Performance and The App Versus Web Debate

Several people I follow (and genuinely respect) have been subtly arguing that the web is in danger of going away in favor of native apps. I don’t buy it.

Helvetica-like Web Font Without The Monthly Fee

I spent part of my morning trying to find a shop that could license for Helvetica Neue for web fonts outright, without subscribing to a monthly plan. I came up empty, but all is not lost.

How to Avoid CAPTCHA

CAPTCHA, short for Completely Automated Public Turing test to tell Computers and Humans Apart, has become user-hostile.