Firstly if you’re a serious web designer, or have ambitions to be a serious web designer, you should be checking out HTML5 Boilerplate right now (www.html5boilerplate.com).
However, basic Boilerplate aside my next two videos will specifically focus on the ‘Build Script’, a feature fully realised in version 1.0 of HTML5 Boilerplate. The idea of the Build Script is to always serve your code compressed, and always get visitors to cache unchanged code. Achieving this will significantly increase the load speed of your website and in future you’ll be forever turning your nose up at other people’s YSlow score.
In this video we’ll go through…
- Downloading and using the HTML5 Boilerplate Build Script
- Using Terminal to run the script