Here is a great tutorial series on setting up push notifications: Implementing Push Notifications: Setting Up & Firebase  

I really enjoy the point http://bettermotherfuckingwebsite.com is making. The more tools, plugins, libraries and other shit we introduce into building a website, the harder we make it on ourselves.

I attended the Syntax Conference 2017 in Charleston, SC earlier this month. The event was fantastic, well designed and planned. The sessions were very informative and topical. The city of Charleston is a great town, full of history. Take a glance at the conference here And think about attending next year

Smashing published a wonderful overview of sending emails. Sending emails sounds simple, but there is a lot to consider (types of emails, spam, email clients your users use, CAN-SPAM Act compliance, etc…). An Introduction To Building And Sending HTML Email For Web Developers