Frontend Focus

Issue 305 — August 30, 2017
A helpful guide to CSS Grid, including a free visual grid builder tool.
CoffeeCup
Gajendar Singh introduces you to the font-size-adjust CSS property and explains why it’s important and how you can use it to enhance your web typography.
SitePoint
A thorough beginner-level guide to setting up a frontend workflow using Gulp.
Andrew Welch

SPEC stands for Speed, Productivity, Ecosystem, and Compatibility. Click to learn more about our JavaScript framework application and let us help you find the best framework for you and your team.
GrapeCity Wijmo
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Pally, is a set of free and open-source tools that aims to make designing and developing accessibility easier. Here’s how to use it.
Ire Aderinokun
A look at some practices that tie in with the different way HTTP/2 operates to regular HTTP.
Trevor Davis
Jen Simmons, designer advocate at Mozilla, introduces new ways of thinking about page layout on the web.
An Event Apart
Forms on the web don’t often play nice with bad connections, but here’s an approach to making them more robust.
Max Böck
A versatile cross-browser way to work with desktop notifications from JavaScript.
Tyler Nickerson

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In Brief

Polymer 3.0 Preview: Moving to npm and ES6 Modules news
Polymer Project

Building a simple To Do web app with Stitch, React, and MongoDB tutorial
This short tutorial will get you started with MongoDB Stitch.
MONGODB  Sponsor

Breaking Down a CSS Grid Layout tutorial
Tim Wright

The Best Way to Implement a ‘Wrapper’ in CSS tutorial
How best to implement an element that wraps around everything else on a page.
Kaloyan Kosev

Solve Your Specificity Headaches With CSS Modules tutorial
Louie Rootfield

An Approach To Structuring SCSS with Bootstrap 4 tutorial
Mirijam B.

How to Combine Flexbox and CSS Grids for Efficient Layouts tutorial
Abbey Fitzgerald

Fancy Web Animations Made Easy with GreenSock Plugins tutorial
SitePoint

A Super Quick Way to Try Out CSS Grid tutorial
Jen Simmons

How to Run a Front-End Infrastructure Team opinion
The human aspects of collaborative front-end projects.
Jyri Tuulos

It’s easy to version control your database alongside your application 
Connect your database to your version control system with SQL Source Control and keep track of every change.
Redgate  Sponsor

Introducing the Extension Compatibility Tester tools
A tool for testing if extensions you’ve built/are building will work with Firefox.
Mozilla Hacks

Essential WebVR Resources tools
A collection of useful resources for WebVR development.
Mozilla Hacks

Rendertron: A Dockerized, Headless Chrome Rendering Solution code
Google Chrome Team

Reframe.js: Make Unresponsive Elements Responsive code
Dollar Shave Club

Baffle: A Tiny Library for Obfuscating and Revealing Text in DOM Elements code
Cam Wiegert

Vivify: A Simple CSS Animation Library code
Martin Kníže





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