CSS Optimization Basics
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CSS Optimization Basics

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Are you unsure about your style sheets’ quality, or whether you’ve maxed out your options? CSS Optimization Basics covers the necessary mindsets, discusses the main optimization methods, and presents useful resources to write higher quality CSS.

👉 This is the book if you care about the craft of writing CSS, and enjoy optimizing style sheets.

About the Author

Jens Oliver Meiert
Jens Oliver Meiert

Jens Oliver Meiert is an engineering manager and author (ex-Google, W3C, O’Reilly). He specializes in the management and quality control of complex websites, the development and deployment of web frameworks, as well as frontend code efficiency and maintainability. Jens contributes to technical standards and regularly writes about his work and research, particularly on his website, meiert.com.

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Table of Contents

  • Introduction
    • Why Optimization Is Important
    • What’s Not Covered by Optimization
  • Development Mindsets
    • Do One Thing Really, Really Well
    • Know Your Needs
    • Stay in the Present
    • Keep It Simple
    • Automate
  • Operational Optimization
    • Understandability
    • Performance
    • Quality
    • Maintainability
  • Production Optimization
    • Performance
    • Output Control
  • Overview
  • Resources
    • Tools
    • Websites
    • Books
  • Feedback
  • About the Author
    • The Web Development Glossary (2020)
    • Upgrade Your HTML (2019–2021)
    • On Web Development (2015)
    • The Little Book of HTML/CSS Frameworks (2015)
    • 100 Things I Learned as an Everyday Adventurer (2013)
  • About CSS Optimization Basics

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