Articles by Stephanie Hobson
How we rebuilt the viewsourceconf.org website
There are a lot of interesting challenges when working with legacy code at a large scale, but rebuilding from scratch usually isn’t an option. Recently we had the chance to start fresh and rebuild Mozilla's View Source website for the upcoming conference in London. Here are a few highlights of the architectural decisions we made to make the site faster, more secure, and more reliable.
The MDN Redesign “Behind the Scenes”
MDN is getting a new look today. Read about the changes we've made, like bug fixes, toning down the contrast and enabling http2. Want to hear more about our new system for overriding site fonts on a per-locale basis? Drop us a line in the comments section. Did we break something you love? File a bug and we'll take a look.
Google Analytics, Privacy, and Event Tracking
Many of us use Google Analytics (GA) or similar third-party services to keep track of how people interact with our websites; telling us things like when people visit and what they click. This data can help us make important decisions, such as when to schedule maintenance or if a feature can be removed. Because these […]