Frontend Fuel - Issue 2

News

World Wide Web Consortium abandons consensus, standardizes DRM with 58.4% support, EFF resigns https://boingboing.net/2017/09/18/antifeatures-for-all.html

From version 16 React will be relicensed under an MIT licence. https://code.facebook.com/posts/300798627056246/relicensing-react-jest-flow-and-immutable-js/

General Reading

A blog trying to be a pattern library. All about designing inclusive web interfaces, piece by piece. https://inclusive-components.design/

Tutorials

How to build an inclusive toggle button step by step https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2017/09/building-inclusive-toggle-buttons/

iPhone X brings a new edge-to-edge display, here’s what you need to know from a FE POV. https://webkit.org/blog/7929/designing-websites-for-iphone-x/

Introduction to CSS Grid by Mozilla https://mozilladevelopers.github.io/playground/

Presentations

CSS Grid changes everything [32 mins] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7kVeCqQCxlk

Why headings and landmarks are so important [7 mins] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vAAzdi1xuUY

Debugging in 2017 with Node.js [15 mins] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xb_0awoShR8&feature=youtu.be&t=51s

Tools

Learn CSS Grid using this handy little game. http://cssgridgarden.com/

Old one, but sister site of CSS Grid Garden, learn Flexbox through this game. http://flexboxfroggy.com/

Need a logo for your new service? Look no further with this handy logo making tool! http://brandmark.io/logo-crunch/

Demos

Useful Pens for Everyday Front End Development https://codepen.io/collection/nMgKxJ/

Winners of the js13k have been announced, some very impressive demos for such little code http://2017.js13kgames.com/#winners

Events

Women Who Code London - October 10th https://www.meetup.com/Women-Who-Code-London/events/243197691/

London Node Meetup - October 17th https://www.meetup.com/LNM-London-Node-JS-Meetup/events/243337142/

JS Monthly - October 25th https://www.meetup.com/js-monthly/events/243544343/

Off-topic

Article from February about the man who wrote “the worst video game in history” http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-35560458

and a separate in-depth look on how you can fix the 35 year old bugs and improve the game http://www.neocomputer.org/projects/et/