The history of URLs, CSS-powered search features, and how AMP is going to deal with ads.
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FrontEnd Focus

formerly HTML5 Weekly

Uri Shaked
“The Physical Web lets you anchor URLs to physical places by way of a BLE beacon.” And it’s possible to use your normal computer to do this, instead of hardware beacons.

Google Developers
“Infinite scrollers are a common UI pattern. Here we explore how to implement this pattern in a memory conservative way that performs at 60fps.”

Stig Morten Myre
A thorough, practical step-by-step guide to creating consistent looking emails across mobile, desktop and everything in between.

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Zack Bloom
Hyperlinks form the basis for the web. Here’s an in-depth history lesson on the humble URL and what each part of a URL means.

Denis Lukov
Leans on the idea of using CSS selectors to show/hide certain items within lists, creating a CSS-powered ‘search engine’ of sorts.

Dominique Hazaël-Massieux
Most of the APIs exposed on the Web platform rely on a formalization language called WebIDL (Web Interface Definition Language).

An experimental framework for extracting meaning from web pages, identifying parts like buttons, address forms, and the main textual content. Essentially, it scores DOM nodes and extracts them based on conditions you specify.

Accelerated Mobile Pages Project
A look at how the AMP project is building a user-experience-first ecosystem for advertising on the web.


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