#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

#363 — October 24, 2018 Read on the Web Frontend Focus WebAssembly’s Post-MVP Future: A Cartoon Skill Tree — This is a fantastically accessible guide to understanding where WebAssembly fits into the big picture, what’s yet to come, and what impact WebAssembly could have on both the Web and related areas like IoT and Node.js.… Read More

#362 — October 17, 2018 Read on the Web Frontend Focus Rhythm in Web Typography — Horizontal rhythm mostly impacts the legibility, while vertical rhythm impacts the readability of the text and establishes a sense of visual hierarchy. Matej Latin Smart Bundling: How To Serve Legacy Code Only To Legacy Browsers — More browsers than… Read More

#361 — October 10, 2018 Read on the Web Frontend Focus Start Performance Budgeting — A review of performance budgeting, the metrics to track, trade-offs to consider, plus budget examples. “For success, embrace performance budgets and learn to live within them..” Addy Osmani Custom Elements Now ‘In Development’ on Microsoft Edge — Not a lot… Read More

#357 — September 12, 2018 Read on the Web Frontend Focus A Straightforward Introduction to ‘Houdini’ — Three years ago, Houdini was called ‘maybe the most exciting development in CSS you’ve never heard of’. And even now it can be tricky to understand what this collection of mostly incomplete CSS related APIs and technologies really… Read More

#358 — September 19, 2018 Read on the Web Frontend Focus Firefox Reality: Mozilla’s ‘Mixed Reality’ Browser — Reality is an intriguing new browser being built by the mixed reality team at Mozilla to explore using the Web in VR and mixed reality contexts. A first release is now available in the Vive, Oculus, and… Read More