Weekly Digest 49/2021

Marco Biedermann
3 min readDec 12, 2021


Welcome to my Weekly Digest #49 of this year.

This weekly digest contains a lot of interesting and inspiring articles, videos, tweets, podcasts, and designs I consumed during this week.

Interesting articles to read

Defensive CSS

A list of defensive CSS techniques to avoid potential future issues

Building The Gatsby Changelog Prototype

In this post, Paul documents his journey of developing a prototype Gatsby Changelog site for the GitHub Actions Hackathon.

Coloring With Code — A Programmatic Approach To Design

Learn to create beautiful, inspiring, and unique color palettes/combinations, all from the comfort of your favorite text editor!

Some great videos I watched this week

Is Web3 all Hype?

A complete introduction into the wild world of Web3 — the decentralized web. Is Web 3.0 the future or is it all hype? Learn about the technologies and patterns used when building an app on the blockchain.

Thinking on ways to solve Toasts

In today’s GUI Challenge, Adam Argyle shares thinking on a way to build toasts, a non-interactive and passive component for UI to provide user feedback. Explore the [output] element, CSS grid, animations, and the FLIP technique which helps build an adaptive and accessible component.

ShopTalk Astro Edition

It’s funny how you work on a real project, you get a 10 ✕ better understanding of how it works than if you just hello, world it, or read a blog post.

Macro & micro layouts — Designing in the Browser

In this episode of Designing in the Browser, we will be elaborating on some concepts introduced in the Container Queries episode and expanding beyond on how to use container queries into the question of when to use them.

by Una

dribbble shots

NFT Dashboard

MuseOn Branding

Multimedia Design Platform

Crafftt — NFT Marketplace Dashboard


Picked Pens

Sliding Stepper

Craft Button

by Adir

Responsive castle

Podcasts worth listening

Call with Kent — Bestway to reset a form

This is a question about: Improve the Performance of your React Forms

Syntax — Meta Tags

In this Hasty Treat, Wes and Scott talk about Meta Tags.

Thank you for reading, talk to you next week, and stay safe! 👋



Marco Biedermann

Full-Stack JavaScript Engineer with focus on React, Redux & Node.js and passioned about Open Source working @Mobime based in Berlin, Germany marcobiedermann.com