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


Frontend Focus #?496 — June 23, 2021 | Read on the web A History of the Web — Matthew shares a look back at how the web has evolved into what we have today (going from the first HTML spec, right up to modern day React), along with thoughts as to why building web applications… Read More


Frontend Focus #?495 — June 16, 2021 | Read on the web When CSS Isn’t Enough: JavaScript Requirements For Accessible Components — Stephanie Eckles looks at how components such as tooltips, modals, tabs, carousels, and dropdown menus often require more than just CSS (even when ‘pure CSS’ solutions are technically possible), especially to ensure accessibility. Smashing… Read More


Frontend Focus #?494 — June 9, 2021 | Read on the web Safari Overhaul Includes Tab Groups and Web Extensions On Mobile — Apple unveiled its next version of Safari at WWDC earlier this week, featuring a new design, improvements to tab management, and the expansion of web extensions to both iPhone and iPad. If you’re… Read More


Frontend Focus #?493 — June 2, 2021 | Read on the web Looking Fine with Firefox 89 — Version 89 of Firefox has just arrived, bringing with it some significant UI changes (chiefly a more minimalist look). This post outlines the developer highlights but you can dive into all the developer changes here, and you… Read More


Frontend Focus #?492 — May 26, 2021 | Read on the web CSS Container Queries For Designers — CSS Container queries, a long-requested feature by developers is coming soon to CSS — here’s an excellent look, complete with examples and visuals, on how this feature will change the way designers usually work and how/why they… Read More