#373 — January 9, 2019 Read on the Web Frontend Focus Front-End Performance Checklist 2019 — This popular frontend performance checklist has been updated for the year ahead. Smashing Magazine The Most Liked CodePen Examples in 2018 — CodePen is a popular online frontend development tool that’s packed with interesting demos and experiments, so you’ll… Read More


#372 — January 2, 2019 Read on the Web Frontend Focus Welcome to 2019! This week we’re taking a look back at 2018 and linking to the top articles, tutorials, and resources we shared and that you clicked on the most. Thanks for supporting us in 2018 and we look forward to keeping you up… Read More


#371 — December 19, 2018 Read on the Web Frontend Focus We’re taking a week off for Christmas so there won’t be an issue on Boxing Day, but we’re back on January 2nd, 2019 with a roundup of the best items from 2018, so we’ll see you then. Thanks for reading! — Peter Cooper, editor… Read More


#370 — December 12, 2018 Read on the Web Frontend Focus Microsoft Edge Adopting Chromium for Its Edge Browser — Last week we mentioned the rumors and it turns out they’re true: Microsoft is looking to adopt the same underlying browser engine as Chrome and Opera. Mozilla, amongst many, has shown concern about the move… Read More


#369 — December 5, 2018 Read on the Web Frontend Focus A Look At CSS Resets in 2018 — A review of CSS reset options (to cancel out the default styles browsers apply to HTML) and how they try to strike a balance between correcting user-agent styling ‘errors’, removing opinionated styling, and staying as consistent… Read More


#368 — November 28, 2018 Read on the Web Frontend Focus An Extensive Guide to Progressive Web Applications — Progressive Web Apps (also known as PWAs) use modern Web technologies to provide powerful, app-like experiences in the browser. This post acts as a sort of primer to the whole concept and what those technologies are… Read More


#367 — November 21, 2018 Read on the Web Frontend Focus The Power of Web Components — ‘Web Components’ is a set of standards to enable user-defined HTML elements. This is a very accessible tutorial that looks at the state of play and how to create your own components with HTML and JavaScript. Potch (Mozilla… Read More


#366 — November 14, 2018 Read on the Web Frontend Focus web.dev: New Interactive Web Performance Docs from Google — A new site that aims to bring together all of the Web performance expertise Google has as a set of docs packed with actionable guidance and analysis. The Measure tool also provides a neat audit… Read More


#365 — November 7, 2018 Read on the Web Frontend Focus A 101 Course on Crafting 404 Pages — Here’s why making an effort with a 404 page could better your site’s chances of people coming back despite the inconvenience, and how to track those errors to reduce how often people see it. Shelby Rogers… Read More


#364 — October 31, 2018 Read on the Web Frontend Focus Splicing HTML’s DNA With CSS Attribute Selectors — Even confident CSS developers often seem to steer away from attribute selectors. This excellent primer introduces how they work, plus some interesting use cases. John Rhea Google Releases reCAPTCHA V3: The New Way to Stop Bots… Read More