#439 — May 6, 2020 Read on the Web Frontend Focus Introducing Web Vitals: Essential Metrics for Healthy Sites — Web Vitals is a new Google initiative to provide guidance on quality signals (think first input delay, load speed, etc.) that are key to delivering good user experiences on the web. Google A Complete Guide to… Read More

#438 — April 29, 2020 Read on the Web Frontend Focus Current browser support for CSS math functions. Via: caniuse.com ?  min(), max(), and clamp()` Are CSS Magic — The min, max, and clamp functions are now starting to see more widespread browser support. Here’s a video running through how these properties can be used to… Read More

#437 — April 22, 2020 Read on the Web Frontend Focus Inside a Dev’s Mind: How To Plan Out a UI Feature — A look at how to approach building a new frontend feature in a thoughtful, considered way, based on one developer’s own thought process. It’s neat to see how he’d approach the task… Read More

#436 — April 15, 2020 Read on the Web Frontend Focus How to Monitor Your Web Page’s Total Memory Usage with performance.measureMemory() — Learn how to measure memory usage of your web page in production to detect regressions. (Chrome only, for now.) Ulan Degenbaev Microsoft Edge 81 Release Notes for Stable Channel — Version 81 of… Read More

#435 — April 8, 2020 Read on the Web Frontend Focus Changes in Firefox 75 That Will Affect Developers — Version 75 of Firefox dropped yesterday, bringing with it support for lazy loading, additions to the Web Animations API, implementation of the min(), max(), and clamp() CSS functions, plus a handful of accessibility wins. All… Read More

#431 — March 11, 2020 Read on the Web Frontend Focus The Performance Benefits of Variable Fonts — This is a good look at the performance gains you can expect when using variable fonts, with a focus on font requests, file sizes and time to first render. If you’re just starting to explore using variable… Read More

#432 — March 18, 2020 Read on the Web Frontend Focus ‘CSS X’ — The CSS Versioning Debate — Remember the recent debate around CSS versioning and whether we should have a ‘CSS 4’ for marketing reasons? Here’s a good account from the W3C of just how CSS feature releases have worked up until this… Read More

#433 — March 25, 2020 Read on the Web Frontend Focus A Practical Overview of CSS Houdini — A detailed look at each part of Houdini, a group of APIs that give developers direct access to the CSS Object Model, including current browser support (quickly improving) and how its features can be used today using… Read More

#434 — April 1, 2020 Read on the Web Frontend Focus Updates to Form Controls and Focus in Chrome — Here’s a closer look at the recent changes introduced to HTML form controls within Chrome, designed to “beautiful, webby, and neutral”. They bring with them a host of accessibility wins, touch support, and more consistent… Read More

The Pagelayer team has released version 1.0.8.This version has many UI and UX improvements for the Pagelayer Editor. The following is a list of changes : [Premium-Feature] We have added the Scrolling Effects and Mouse Effects feature in Pagelayer. You can now set an animation to an element on mouse movement or on a scroll.… Read More