Karl Herrick

A technologist and web developer | Posts about technology encountered along the journey.

XWeather App

Rendering x-weather along with some of Polymer’s App Layout custom elements makes it look a lot better and paves the way for additional features. Also, learning more about various ways to isolate component functionality and exposing desired behavior has been appreciated. Implementing some kind of location search functionality seems like it would be a good next step.

State management has been particularly interesting to me, especially when various caching systems are involved, so there has been a bit of opportunity to gain additional understanding in this area as well. Even with all of the JavaScript used the initial Lighthouse and WebPageTest scores are promising:

XWeather App Lighthouse performance overview.