#340 — May 16, 2018 Read on the Web Frontend Focus The Front-End Tooling Survey 2018 Results — Over 5,000 frontend developers took part in this survey we linked a few months ago. Here are the results on what tools and techniques devs are using right now. Lots to digest here. Ashley Nolan A Strategy… Read More

#339 — May 9, 2018 Read on the Web Frontend Focus New CSS Features That Are Changing Web Design — Widely available, but relatively new, Web technologies like CSS Grid, CSS custom properties, CSS shapes and CSS writing-mode are allowing designers to exercise creativity in all new ways. Zell Liew explains how. Zell Liew Container-Adapting… Read More

#338 — May 2, 2018 Read on the Web Frontend Focus A Guide to the State of Print Stylesheets in 2018 — We’re printing fewer documents than ever, but it pays to make it easy for users to print well-styled versions of documents like invoices, receipts, recipes, instructions, etc. Rachel Andrew What’s New in the… Read More

#337 — April 25, 2018 Read on the Web Frontend Focus Replace Animated GIFs with Video — Animated GIFs can be huge but in this guide we see how to curb that bloat by replacing them with MPEG-4 and WebM video sources that work in most browsers. Google Developers Writing More Accessible Markup with ‘display:… Read More

#336 — April 18, 2018 Read on the Web Frontend Focus Chrome 66 has been released on Chrome’s stable channel this week. As well as the usual new DevTools goodies, the big news for Web developers is that media autoplaying policies have changed. Media without sound (or muted) will automatically play as before, but media… Read More

#335 — April 11, 2018 Read on the Web Frontend Focus ?  Lazy Loading Images and Video — Looking to improve initial page load time and lower per-page payload? This guide on has plenty of pointers on lazy-loading techniques, libraries and gotchas to watch out for. Jeremy Wagner Browsers To Support ‘Web Authentication’: A New Standard… Read More

#334 — April 4, 2018 Read on the Web Frontend Focus Progressive Web Apps on iOS Are Here — iOS 11.3 added support for several PWA technologies (such as Service Workers) meaning apps can now be installed on iOS without App Store approval. There are limitations, of course, and here’s a rundown of what you… Read More

#332 — March 21, 2018 Read on the Web Frontend Focus TUI Chart: Attractive Charts for the Web — Cross-browser (including IE 8) with bar, line, area, bubble, pie, heatmap, bullet, and boxplot charts out of the box as well as combined graphs. NHN Entertainment ?  Improving Page Performance with Chrome DevTools — 11 minutes of… Read More

#331 — March 14, 2018 Read on the Web Frontend Focus Understanding Margin Collapse in CSS — A visual look at a fundamental CSS concept: margins that ‘collapse’ against each other. Except when they don’t. Jonathan Harrell Say Hello to Houdini and the CSS Paint API — Houdini is a W3C effort to build ways… Read More