Reading List #70


Lets jump straight in. Here’s what I’ve been reading last week.

Frontend Development

πŸ‘ 12 Modern CSS One-Line Upgrades

This is a great list. Did you know you can specify the maximum width/height of an element (depending on the writing-mode) using max-block-size and max-inline-size? I didn’t.

ModernCSS – 12 Modern CSS One-ine Ugrades

πŸͺ„ 5 CSS snippets for 2024

And here, Adam Argyle shares some more CSS snippets. Modern CSS is awesome.

5 CSS snippets every front-end developer should know in 2024

🀹 CSS only loading animations

Loadership is a collection of nice CSS-only loader animations which can be fully configured to your needs.



πŸ” A Deep-Dive into WP Authentication Cookies & Sessions

Calvin Alkan from wrote an introduction into how Authentication Cookies & Sessions are used in WordPress and how this stacks up to several attack vectors. Pretty technical, but definitely an interesting read if you work with WordPress. – How WordPress uses Authentication Cookies & Sessions: A technical Deep-Dive

πŸ”Ž Search the code of WordPress Plugins & Themes

WP Directory lets you search through the code of all WP plugins & themes in the official repository. Pretty handy.

WP Directory


🎨 iA on why AI art is the new stock image

This article by iA compares AI art to the usage of stock imagery in the past. Both (if used wrong) often lack personality and can ultimately lead to dull experiences. This quote stood out for me:

Don’t let AI do your job, use it as a tool. – AI art is the new stock image

iA – AI art is the new stock image


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