#423 — January 15, 2020 Read on the Web Frontend Focus Microsoft’s Chromium-Powered Browser Arrives — The new version of Microsoft Edge is now out of preview and available for download. Developer documentation for the updated browser can be found here. (So, what’s the nickname for this one then? Edgium? Credge? ?) Kyle Pflug (Microsoft)… Read More


#422 — January 8, 2020 Read on the Web Frontend Focus ? Hey, it’s good to be back in your inbox with the very first Frontend Focus of the new year. After the holiday break, we’re back on our regular schedule, so you can expect this digest each and every Wednesday. As it’s the new… Read More


#421 — December 18, 2019 Read on the Web Frontend Focus ? To close out the year, this week we’re looking back over the past twelve months and linking to some of the top articles, stories, and tutorials that we’ve shared and that you’ve clicked on the most. Consider this the highlights reel of all… Read More


#420 — December 11, 2019 Read on the Web Frontend Focus Z’s Still Not Dead Baby, Z’s Still Not Dead — A fun look at five CSS properties, including background-blend-mode, that can add “depth and richness to your designs”. Andy Clarke Firefox 71: A Year-End Arrival — Introduces a “plethora of new developer tools” including the… Read More


#418 — November 20, 2019 Read on the Web Frontend Focus What Newspapers Can Teach Us About Web Design — From the Gutenberg Principle to grid systems to above the fold, newspapers teach us much about the foundations of web design. Frederick O’Brien digs into what can be learned from the printed press. Smashing Magazine Intent… Read More


#417 — November 13, 2019 Read on the Web Frontend Focus Firefox at 15: Its Rise, Fall, and Privacy-First Renaissance — Mozilla’s browser debuted in 2004, and became a hit before losing ground to Chrome. Now it’s doubling down on user privacy and autonomy. Sean Captain How Google Wants to Move Towards a Faster Web —… Read More


#416 — November 6, 2019 Read on the Web Frontend Focus Things We Can’t (Yet) Do In CSS — A look at some common layout patterns that aren’t yet achievable in currently widely supported CSS standards and the forthcoming CSS specifications that might enable them in future. Rachel Andrew Getting Your Sites Ready for The New… Read More


#415 — October 30, 2019 Read on the Web Frontend Focus The Current State of Styling in 2019 — If you’ve ever tried styling form controls with CSS, you’ve probably had a bad time (at least initially). Drop-down select elements are particularly thorny. Here’s a look at the basics and what developers really want. Chris… Read More


#414 — October 23, 2019 Read on the Web Frontend Focus Firefox 70 Released — The latest release includes a handful of interesting CSS changes, such as the display property now accepting two keyword values (for setting both inner and outer display types), password generation for input type=’password’ fields, improved underline styling, and more. There’s… Read More