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Step into step-through debugging
How many times have you been stuck on a difficult problem that required lots of debugging? Hours go by and you make incremental progress on the solution. Finally, eureka, you’ve cracked it. On to the pull request! To your dismay it gets shot down immediately because print statements. What if I told you you were doing it wrong?
Performance calendar 2013
Howdy perfers! December is an easy month to stay on top of web performance news because the Performance Calendar is the gift that keeps giving all month. The first entry is a great one from calendar curator Stoyan Stefanov. He conducts some user research via the power of search engine autocomplete.
DevTools for mobile
Howdy perfers! In the US we're gearing up for a long Thanksgiving weekend, so if you find yourself with some free time on your hands try digging into one of these awesome DevTools resources for mobile development.
How to be a project management superhero
When you’re a project manager, you’re in charge of a team that’s better and more capable than you are. You’re like Green Arrow, a guy whose only “super power” is being really good with a bow, taking charge of a Justice League full of folks who can juggle cars, break the sound barrier, and pop off to alien planets for a coffee break. Your team makes things happen; yet you’re supposed to be team leader.
Performance: design, budget, and test
Howdy, perfers! Last week we looked at ways to speed up the initial render of a page. That's a great optimization if you have the time/motivation, but for many people it's not their primary duty, and for some it's not even included in the job description! But even so, it still can make or break the experience of a particular website. As Ilya Grigorik notes, "performance is not a checklist, but a continuous process. So how can you affect the process of building a site to make sure it ends up being fast and snappy?
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