React fast! A (kind-of) Definitive List of Frontend Blogs!
Developer Careers Sasha Pliusnina
Just as a side note, our list is in no particular order! We love them all!
General Web Development Blogs
Codrops: Codrops is a web design and development blog that publishes articles and tutorials about the latest web trends, techniques and new possibilities.
Smashing Magazine: More than a blog, Smashing Magazine is an online platform and eBook publisher that covers professional resources for web developers and designers. Apart from its main editorial activities, Smashing Magazine organizes web design conferences in Europe and North America (Smashing Conference)
David Bushell Blog: David Bushell is a freelance web developer based in the UK with a background in graphic design. He has a number of open-source projects, including Nestable and Pickaday. Bushell occasionally contributes to Smashing Magazine.
Pixelscheucher: Michel Balzer - frontend developer, media designer from Germany. He blogs in german on the various topics, such as HTML5, CSS3, Responsive Webdesign, jQuery, SEO, WordPress, semantic web and barrier-free and accessibility.
The Haystack: Stephen Hay is a Californian web developer living in the Netherlands. Stephen is a popular speaker on the subjects of CSS, web accessibility, (web)design and open web standards, and has published several articles on these subjects, as well as a book on web design workflow.
Martin Wolf: Martin Wolf is a freelance web developer from Germany, working for small and big agencies and product companies. He contributes to open-source and has interesting tech-screencasts (in German).
A list apart: popular blog with a huge list of contributors, that explores the design, development, and meaning of web content, with a special focus on web standards and best practices
Snook: Jonathan Snook is a freelance web designer, developer, writer and speaker. Before going freelance, he worked at Yahoo!, was a Lead frontend Developer at Shopify and later UX Architect at Xero.
Developer Drive: blog, which covers latest trends, tutorials, opinion articles on the web development. Contributors include experienced web-designers, content marketers, web developers and startup founders.
Working Draft: weekly news podcast for web-designer and web developers (In German).
Scotch: web development blog with many tutorials, discussing all things programming, development, web and life.
Html Center: online resource with many practical tutorials and articles related to web and mobile web development.
Frontend Happy hour: A podcast featuring panelists of engineers from Netflix, Evernote & LinkedIn talking over drinks about all things frontend development.
37. EmberJS blog: oficial Ember.js blog.
39. Evil Trout: Robin Ward is a web developer from Toronto, co-founder of Discourse, the open source forum software written in Ember.js and Ruby on Rails. He has a several screencasts and writes mainly about his tech-challenges at Discourse.
40. Yoember: free Ember.js tutorials for beginners and advanced developer.
41. Ember weekly: the weekly Ember.js newsletter with latest tips and code.
44. AngularJS Blog: official AngularJS blog.
45. Year of Moo: a web development blog with a big focus on Angular. Other topics covered are advanced web and software development techniques, tutorials, guides.
46. ng-newsletter: free, weekly newsletter of the best AngularJS content on the web.
47. Deborah’s Developer MindScape: Deborah Kurata is an independent software consultant specializing in the development of successful Web (AngularJS) and Windows (.NET) applications.
48. Facebook React blog: oficial React blog.
50. React Ninja: blog on the best practices with ReactJS and React-Native, includes such subjects as React dispatcher and routing, parsing, Flux architecture and React testing tools.
52. Bassistance: JörnZaefferer is a freelance web developer, consultant and trainer, living in Köln, Germany. He has been involved in the jQuery project since the beginning in 2006, and helped found the jQuery Foundation, serving on the board of directors till early 2015. He is a development lead of jQuery UI.
53. jQuery blog: oficial jQuery blog.
55. jQuery UI blog: jQuery UI blog, which provides the proper tools for low-level interaction and animation work, advanced effects and high-level, customizable widgets
57. CSS Wizardy: Harry Roberts is an award-winning Consultant frontend Architect, designer, developer, writer and speaker from the UK. He writes, tweets, speaks and shares code about authoring and scaling CSS for big websites.
58. CSS Weekly: weekly email roundup of CSS articles, tutorials, experiments and tools curated by Zoran Jambor, a passionate frontend developer from Croatia.
59. Lea Verou: Lea is a frontend developer from Greece, who is currently a Research Assistant at MIT CSAIL, participates in David Karger’s Haystack group and is an Invited Expert in the W3C CSS Working Group. She has a book on advanced CSS for O’Reilly, worked for W3C/MIT, gave over 60 invited talks around the world, released several open source projects and many other things.
60. CSS tricks: blog primarily focused on CSS, but also includes all things about web design and development.
61. Christian Heilmann: Christian is a developer evangelist living and working in London for Mozilla. He talks and writes about HTML5, open-source and future of tech.
63. HTML5 Doctor: Articles relating to HTML5, its semantics, and how to use it right now. Collaboration among Rich Clark, Steve Faulkner, Bruce Lawson, Remy Sharp, Oli Studholme, and Ian Devlin.
65. Boag world: Paul Boag is a user experience consultant and expert in digital transformation. He helps (mainly) not-for-profits use the web, social media and mobile to engage users. He has written four books on various aspects of User Experience design and speaks on User Experience and digital transformation all around the world.
66. Andy Budd: Andy Budd is a User Experience Designer and CEO of Clearleft, Andy is the author of CSS Mastery, curates the dConstruct and UX London events and is responsible for Silverbackapp, a low cost usability testing application for the Mac. Andy is a regular speaker at international conferences and was named one of the 100 most influential people in the UK digital sector by Wired Magazine.
67. Ashley Nolan: Ashley Nolan is a Senior UI Engineer working at JUST EAT. He writes about architecting large scale frontends and new frontend technologies.
69. Six Revisions: Six Revisions is a more of a web publication than a blog, but it’s still worthy of this list for the great web development and design articles, guides, tutorials, news the small team pumps out.
70. Luke W: Luke’s 15 years of writing cover Web and device strategy, interaction design, visual design, usability, and much more.
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