Elise Barnes

Articles by Elise Barnes

Full Stack Web Developer/ Technical Content Creator who loves JavaScript, learning new skills, and explaining challenging concepts to other developers.

Easy Geo-Targeting with an Edge App

Geo-targeting enables web applications to use visitors’ geographical location (country or city based on IP) to serve...

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How to version a web API

API design is a spicy topic! Many a wise word 1, 2, 3, 4 has been written about the best way to structure and version...

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Lighthouse performance score guide

Lighthouse (by Google) is a fun and easy tool used to test web app performance. It’s so easy in fact that all you...

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How to effectively handle downtime with caching

There are simply too many things that can cause unwanted website downtime, from network failures to software bugs...

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Fetch at the Edge

We all remember the cringeworthy XMLHttpRequest we used back in the day to make requests, interact with servers,...

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How to optimize your WordPress blog without plugins

From Mercedes-Benz, TechCrunch and Sony Music to The Rolling Stones and Katy Perry, people all over the web are using...

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How to add responsive images to Ghost

Ghost is a powerful blogging platform written in JavaScript, designed to simplify the process of creating online...

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Take off with Fly’s App generator

Whether you’re a brand-new developer or a seasoned, multilingual web-genius, Fly templates will give you everything...

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Fly + Glitch: Easily implement a custom hostname on Glitch

Imagine ... coders of all skill levels, writing and iterating upon a sea of applications, together. Consider the...

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One hostname to rule them all

One Hostname to rule them all, One Hostname to find them, One Hostname to bring them all, And in your funnel bind...

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Lighthouse: how to reduce render-blocking scripts

This article is **part 4* of Fly's Google Lighthouse Series, which is a series aimed at helping you achieve better...

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Lighthouse: improve performance scores by properly sizing images

This article is **part 3* of Fly's Google Lighthouse Series, which is a series aimed at helping you achieve better...

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