FRONT-END WEEKLY DIGEST ( November 20 — November 26, 2017)

November 30, 2017

Localisation and translation on the web, Progressive Web Apps, Chrome DevTools, HTML email and accessibility, PlainJS, free advanced React.js lectures and more. Enjoy reading our weekly FED digest!



Web Development

• Progressive Web Apps: A Crash Course
• The Front-End Checklist - The Front-End Checklist Application is perfect for modern websites and meticulous developers!
• Localisation and Translation on the Web
• Common Security Issues in Web Applications. Part 1





• Faux Grid Tracks by Eric Meyer
• CSS for Teams
• Upgrade Your Project with CSS Selector and Custom Attributes
• Grid by Example
• On the Growing Popularity of Atomic CSS
• The Art of Solving Problems with CSS
• Optimizing CSS: Tweaking Animation Performance with DevTools
• 23 Minutes of Work for Better Font Loading






• 77% of 433,000 Sites Use Vulnerable JavaScript Libraries
• Meet the JavaScript pattern of the year or how to handle async like a boss
• PlainJS - A heap of vanilla JavaScript utilities and plugins for accomplishing common front-end tasks. Lots of demos and code examples here.
• An Introduction to Regular Expressions (Regex) In JavaScript
• How JavaScript works: A comparison with WebAssembly + why in certain cases it's better to use it over JavaScript
• Why we have banned default exports in Javascript and you should do the same
Implementing JavaScript Functors and Monads

  • Libs & Plugins:
    • Scrollama - a modern & lightweight JavaScript library for scrollytelling using IntersectionObserver in favor of scroll events.
    • Chartkick - Create beautiful JavaScript charts with one line of React.
    • imaskjs - vanilla javascript input mask.
    • raspchat — An IRC like chat system written in Node.js
    • z — Native Pattern Matching for Javascript.
    • AWS Amplify — a declarative library for application development using Cloud services with JavaScript.





• New in Firefox 58: Developer Edition
• Comparing Browser Page Load Time: An Introduction to Methodology
• Your first Firefox (Web)extension in Kotlin


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