CSS Optimization Basics
CSS Optimization Basics
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CSS Optimization Basics

Last updated on 2019-11-17

About the Book

CSS Optimization Basics is an introduction into quality CSS written by former Google tech lead and O’Reilly author Jens Oliver Meiert. The book discusses the mindsets needed for writing effective style sheets, covers optimization during operation and for production, and lists resources that further aid and inform the well-rounded web developer’s work with CSS.

About the Author

Jens Oliver Meiert
Jens Oliver Meiert

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

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
    • Tools and References
  • About the Author

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