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Streaming HTML

I admit I went pretty far in my web development career without understanding that Streamed HTML is a thing. And while I’m admitting things, I’m still not 100% sure when it’s an ideal solution and how best to take advantage of it. But knowing is half the battle sometimes, so let me get into some […]

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Light-DOM-Only Web Components are Sweet

First: the Light DOM is just… the regular DOM. When people talk about native Web Components, the Shadow DOM comes up a lot. I have extremely mixed feelings about the Shadow DOM. On one hand, it’s a powerful scoping tool. For example, CSS applied inside the Shadow DOM doesn’t “leak” outside, meaning you can be […]