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WPD 639: Progressive rendering via CSS in body, detecting the user’s input method, AMP Project’s paywall system

  • Posts

    • @………’s method of loading CSS that ensures progressive rendering, post (disc.)
      • “This gives you a sequential render of the page. You don't need decide what’s “above the fold”, just include a page component’s CSS just before the first instance of the component.”
  • Media

    • @………’s introduction to AMP (Accelerated Mobile Pages) 7-min preso
      • “AMP’s custom properties strictly require the width, height, or other aspect ratio-defining attributes to be set. This way amp.js knows exactly how your page will look like before any assets are loaded and can lay out the page in advance. This prevents the famous flash of unstyled content (FOUC)…”
  • Demos

    • Rotating an iframe in 3D space with CSS transforms and perspective, demo
  • Tools

    • A library for detecting the user’s input method (mouse, keyboard, touch), @………’s repo (demo)

  • Other

    • AMP Project collaborates with publishers to design a flexible paywall system, @………’s post
      • “Paywalled and subscription documents have special AMP markup (docs) to indicate sections that are visible to different types of users, such as anonymous vs. subscribers.”
    • Chromium Blog: “Starting on May 15th Chrome will no longer support SPDY…”, post

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