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TWiW|19.4.20 #109

This week we take a look at what it took to ship dark mode on Stack Overflow, how to write fewer tests and more!

 

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Building dark mode on Stack Overflow
CSS

Building dark mode on Stack Overflow

By Aaron Shekey
Think ‘dark mode' is as simple as inverting a palette? Think again, Aaron Shekey discusses how he went about designing and learning what it would take to ship an accessible dark mode.
Write fewer, longer tests
JavaScript

Write fewer, longer tests

By Kent C. Dodds
Kent C. Dodds discusses why short tests often leads to poor testing practices and how writing your tests from the perspective of a user from start to finish, your tests will be easier to write, debug and maintain.
The BEM cheat sheet
CSS

The BEM cheat sheet

By 9elements
BEM is not a new convention, but if you’re like me and have been using it for years yet still need a refresher every now and then, this cheat sheet from 9elements is a great interactive resource.
Thinking ahead for emergency UI when building a website
Podcasts

Thinking ahead for emergency UI when building a website

By syntax.fm
In this episode of Syntax, Scott and Wes talk about emergency UI when building a website. During an emergency, you need to relay information to your website visitors as quickly and efficiently as possible. How do you do that? What do you need in place on your website?
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