Category: General

  • Can you do too much lazy loading?

    [ad_1] 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 […]

  • The ugly war for web privacy

    [ad_1] 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 […]

  • The Internet is rotting (still) ??

    [ad_1] 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 […]

  • How you can use next-gen image formats in CSS now

    [ad_1] 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 […]

  • Jake and Surma look at ten Web performance pitfalls

    [ad_1] 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 […]

  • How best to serve images to high-density screens

    [ad_1] 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. […]

  • Safari Web Extensions go mobile

    [ad_1] 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 […]

  • Firefox gets a new look

    [ad_1] 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 […]

  • A dive into CSS Container Queries

    [ad_1] 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 […]

  • Steps you can take to improve font performance

    [ad_1] Frontend Focus #?491 — May 19, 2021 | Read on the web Five Steps to Faster Web Fonts — Iain clearly outlines a handful of steps that you can take to improve font performance, each of which can have a benefit on its own, but when used together can lead to big wins. Iain Bean […]