Reader’s Corner No. 78: How to Build a Low-Tech Website, 11 Great Examples of Ecommerce Nav, and the Next Iteration of Vue.js

October 11, 2018

In light of the recent UN report on the rapidly-approaching threat of climate change, our featured article of the day is a how-to guide on energy efficient, low-tech web design. Next we have a great depiction of the exceptional navigational designs of various e-commerce websites, and lastly a sneak peek of what’s coming in the next major version of Vue.

How to build a low-tech website?

Allen Freeman

Source: Low Tech Magazine

Takeaway: Experiments in a radical reduction of a website’s carbon/energy footprint.

Tags: #Sustainability



11 Great Examples of Ecommerce Navigation That Can Improve Sales

Stephen Pashby

Source: SEMrush

Takeaway: If you are looking to increase your E-commerce sales, you need more than just good search placement. You need to take into account how your users shop and give them the tools to find what you sell once they are on your site.

Tags: #Automation, #SEO, #FacetedSearch, #UX, #Autocomplete

Plans for the Next Iteration of Vue.js

Jay Roberts

Source: The Vue Point

Takeaway: Vue.js is not stagnating. Big new architectural improvements are coming in 3.0, however, the Vue.js team still values backward compatibility and updating shouldn’t be too much of a headache. Also, Vue.js 3.0 will offer full TypeScript support!

Tags: #Programming, #Vuejs

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