FRONT-END WEEKLY DIGEST (JUNE 25 - JULY 1, 2018)

FRONT-END WEEKLY DIGEST (JUNE 25 - JULY 1, 2018)

 

 

 

Improving page load performance, making your web apps mobile-friendly, drawing images with CSS gradients, prototyping apps with CSS Grid and CSS Variables, building AR/VR with Javascript and HTML, and more. Keep on reading!

 

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Web Development

• YGLF 2018 Kyiv, 25 videos
• How WebAssembly is Accelerating the Future of Web Development
• How To Make Your Web Apps Mobile-Friendly
• Web Caching Explained by Buying Milk at the Supermarket
• lepto - Automated image Editing, Optimization and Analysis via CLI and a web interface
• Foundation 6.5.0 (RC 1) is out now and comes with a lot of bug fixes and various improvements

 

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CSS

• How I Dropped 250 KB of Dead CSS Weight with PurgeCSS
• Drawing Images with CSS Gradients
• Pixels vs. Ems: Users DO Change Font Size
• How and Why We Unit Test Our Sass
• Where is CSS4? When is it coming out?
• How to quickly prototype apps with CSS Grid and CSS Variables
• What is the CSS ‘ch' Unit?
• The simpleton's guide to CSS Grid

 

 

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JavaScript

• A Practical Introduction to ES2017 Async-Await
• Building AR/VR with Javascript and HTML
• JavaScript Usage by Industry
• New Book: Full-stack JavaScript Web Development — From A to Z
• Learn these core JavaScript concepts in just a few minutes
• ES6 Cool stuffs — A big fat Arrow

  • Libs & Plugins:
    • gio.js - 3D Globe Info Graphic Declarative Javascript Library Build on Three.js
    • face-api.js — JavaScript API for Face Recognition in the Browser with tensorflow.js
    • docz — It has never been so easy to document your things!

 

 

 

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Browsers

• Firefox 61 for developers
• Firefox 61 – Quantum of Solstice
• Opera 54 introduces news articles on Speed Dial and a simplified browser restoration page
• Brave Introduces Beta of Private Tabs with Tor for Enhanced Privacy while Browsing
• Mozilla bakes ‘Have I Been Pwned' into Firefox's new privacy tool
• Improved JavaScript and WebAssembly performance in EdgeHTML 17