#361 — October 10, 2018 Read on the Web Frontend Focus Start Performance Budgeting — A review of performance budgeting, the metrics to track, trade-offs to consider, plus budget examples. “For success, embrace performance budgets and learn to live within them..” Addy Osmani Custom Elements Now ‘In Development’ on Microsoft Edge — Not a lot… Read More


#357 — September 12, 2018 Read on the Web Frontend Focus A Straightforward Introduction to ‘Houdini’ — Three years ago, Houdini was called ‘maybe the most exciting development in CSS you’ve never heard of’. And even now it can be tricky to understand what this collection of mostly incomplete CSS related APIs and technologies really… Read More


#358 — September 19, 2018 Read on the Web Frontend Focus Firefox Reality: Mozilla’s ‘Mixed Reality’ Browser — Reality is an intriguing new browser being built by the mixed reality team at Mozilla to explore using the Web in VR and mixed reality contexts. A first release is now available in the Vive, Oculus, and… Read More


#359 — September 26, 2018 Read on the Web Frontend Focus Trix 1.0: A Rich Text Editor for the Web — A WYSIWYG editor developed by the folks at Basecamp and creators of Ruby on Rails. 1.0 has just dropped and introduces support for image galleries. Basecamp The Complete Guide to Lazy Loading Images —… Read More


#360 — October 3, 2018 Read on the Web Frontend Focus An Introduction to Web Payments — The folks over at Google have put together some documentation on how the emerging Web Payments standard works to provide a generalized way to handle payments on the Web. Google Developers The Shapes of CSS — A pretty… Read More


#359 — September 26, 2018 Read on the Web Frontend Focus Trix 1.0: A Rich Text Editor for the Web — A WYSIWYG editor developed by the folks at Basecamp and creators of Ruby on Rails. 1.0 has just dropped and introduces support for image galleries. Basecamp The Complete Guide to Lazy Loading Images —… Read More


#358 — September 19, 2018 Read on the Web Frontend Focus Firefox Reality: Mozilla’s ‘Mixed Reality’ Browser — Reality is an intriguing new browser being built by the mixed reality team at Mozilla to explore using the Web in VR and mixed reality contexts. A first release is now available in the Vive, Oculus, and… Read More


#357 — September 12, 2018 Read on the Web Frontend Focus A Straightforward Introduction to ‘Houdini’ — Three years ago, Houdini was called ‘maybe the most exciting development in CSS you’ve never heard of’. And even now it can be tricky to understand what this collection of mostly incomplete CSS related APIs and technologies really… Read More


#356 — September 5, 2018 Read on the Web Frontend Focus Chrome Turns 10 Years Old as Chrome 69 Released — There’s a higher level celebration of the ten anniversary here, but what’s new for Web developers? CSS Scroll Snap, display cutouts, and the Web Locks API for starters. Google Take a New Look at… Read More


#355 — August 29, 2018 Read on the Web Frontend Focus The Front-End Performance Checklist — An extensive list of things you should check or at least be aware of as a front-end developer trying to make your sites work as fast as possible. David Dias Using Feature Detection to Write CSS with Cross-Browser Support… Read More