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Articles by Craig Buckler

Freelance UK web developer, writer, and speaker. Has been around a long time and rants about standards and performance.

An Introduction to the Performance API

Learn to measure the responsiveness of your live web application on real user devices and network connections using the Performance API.
Reading time
11 min read
Publish date
August 10, 2022
Topic
JavaScript Tutorials

How to Debug Node.js Code Using Multiple Tools

This tutorial demonstrates various tools to debug node applications and find their root causes. Dig in and learn from the ground up.
Reading time
16 min read
Publish date
March 15, 2022
Topic
JavaScript Frameworks
Topic
Node.js

Dark Patterns: Unraveling the Web’s Shady Side

The worst web dark patterns tempt you to do something you didn’t intend. Is it honest? Are users happy to have their actions manipulated?
Reading time
15 min read
Publish date
November 17, 2021
Topic
Tech Tips

How To Optimize CSS for Peak Site Performance

CSS may seem innocent enough, but it can require some heavy processing. Use this guide to properly optimize CSS and improve site performance.
Reading time
26 min read
Publish date
September 20, 2021
Topic
WordPress Performance

A Thorough Guide to Using Media Queries in JavaScript

Media queries are normally defined in CSS to make a site layout responsive. Media queries can also be used in JavaScript.
Reading time
14 min read
Publish date
September 13, 2021
Topic
JavaScript Tutorials
Topic
User Experience

How to Optimize Your Site for Google’s Core Web Vitals

Google's Core Web Vitals provides a measurable way to assess user experience. It affects your search rank, so performance cannot be ignored.
Reading time
20 min read
Publish date
September 10, 2021
Topic
SEO Strategy
Topic
User Experience
Topic
WordPress SEO

A Complete Introduction to Web Components in 2022

Web Components are a standard way to create reusable and modular HTML elements without using a JavaScript framework.
Reading time
17 min read
Publish date
August 25, 2021
Topic
Web Development Tools