Unsubscribe Frontend Focus #?506 — September 1, 2021 | Read on the web Image via: Mozilla Why Are Hyperlinks Blue? — A deep dive into the history of interfaces and link designs over the years to track down the origin of the blue link we know today — lots of nostalgic interface design here. Elise Blanchard An… Read More


Unsubscribe Frontend Focus #?505 — August 25, 2021 | Read on the web Decoding AVIF: A Deep Dive with Cats and Imgproxy — It’s been nearly a year since we shared Jake Arbibald’s piece on the ‘arrival of AVIF’. Now, browser support is not quite there just yet, so this article shows us how to… Read More


Unsubscribe Frontend Focus #?504 — August 18, 2021 | Read on the web The State of Mobile First and Desktop First — Is mobile first or desktop first still relevant today? This article explores that question, outlining the pros and cons of such approaches. Ahmad Shadeed Practical Uses of CSS Math Functions: calc, clamp, min, max… Read More


Unsubscribe Frontend Focus #?503 — August 11, 2021 | Read on the web The World of CSS Transforms — Another excellent blog post from Josh, this time looking at the power of CSS transforms. Expect a detailed look at the transform property, with some nifty examples of what it can do. Josh W Comeau HTTP/3 From… Read More


Unsubscribe Frontend Focus #?502 — August 4, 2021 | Read on the web Refactoring CSS: Strategy, Regression Testing and Maintenance — A detailed guide on taking an incremental approach to refactoring CSS, with pointers on strategy, visual regression testing, and maintaining a refactored codebase. Adrian Bece The 2021 Scroll Survey Report — The Chrome team has shared… Read More


Unsubscribe Frontend Focus #?501 — July 28, 2021 | Read on the web An Overview of the RenderingNG Architecture — Just how does Chrome render pixels on your screen? This thorough post explains how the components of the RenderingNG architecture work, and how the rendering pipeline flows through them. Chris Harrelson (Google) Reflections as the Internet… Read More


Unsubscribe Frontend Focus #?500 — July 21, 2021 | Read on the web The Future Of The Web — I enjoyed this high-level overview musing on what the web is and what it’s becoming: “it’s turning from being static, single-player, and centralized to being immersive, multi-player, and decentralized”. Hazem Osama opinion The Performance Effects of Too… Read More


Unsubscribe Frontend Focus #?499 — July 14, 2021 | Read on the web Towards Richer Colors on the Web — A detailed piece covering the efforts to add richer colors to the Web platform and why that is important, plus ideas for future development on Blink/Chromium. Felipe Erias The ‘Ugly, Geeky War’ for Web Privacy Is… Read More


Unsubscribe Frontend Focus #?498 — July 7, 2021 | Read on the web When a Click is Not Just a Click — There are nuances to consider when listening for a click event (such as a ‘click’ sent from a keyboard versus one from a mouse). This post dives into how you can distinguish different… Read More


Frontend Focus #?497 — June 30, 2021 | Read on the web Detecting Hover-Capable Devices — A good look, complete with code examples, at how some new media queries (part of the CSS Level 5 Media Queries spec) can help us target based on input device. Michelle Barker Meet :has, A Native CSS Parent Selector (And… Read More