Frontend Fuel - Issue 36

News

Any Chrome users should update ASAP. Serious zero-day security exploit has been found and is being used in the wild. https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2019/03/06/serious-chrome-zero-day-google-says-update-right-this-minute/

The W3C declared that the Web Authentication API (WebAuthn) is now an official web standard. https://www.w3.org/TR/webauthn/

Microsoft’s new Edge browser looks a lot like Chrome. https://www.theverge.com/2019/3/5/18251263/microsoft-edge-chromium-screenshots-leak-browser

General Reading

Typography for Developers. https://css-tricks.com/typography-for-developers/

When Is A Button Not A Button? https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2019/02/buttons-interfaces/

Advanced JavaScript Logging Using console.group(). https://mariusschulz.com/blog/advanced-javascript-logging-using-console-group

Presentations

PODCAST: Accessibility is not a “nice to have” [64 mins] http://5by5.tv/bigwebshow/184

How Google Search indexes JavaScript sites [3 mins] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LXF8bM4g-J4

Demos

Another crazy demo by ‘p01’. Wolfenstein 3D in 251 bytes. http://www.p01.org/wolfensteiny/

SpriteStack is a 3D pixelart editor based on sprite stacking technique. https://spritestack.io/

Events

London Accessibility Meetup / March 21 / London. https://www.meetup.com/London-Accessibility-Meetup/

Up Front Conf 2019 / March 22 / Manchester. http://upfrontconf.com/

Frontend North East / April 3rd / Newcastle. https://2019.frontendne.co.uk/

Afrotech Fest 2019 / April 12-14 / London. https://www.afrotechfest.co.uk/

UX London 2019 / May 29-31 / London. https://2019.uxlondon.com/

Pixel Pioneers Bristol 2019 / June 7 / Bristol. https://pixelpioneers.co/

Lead Developer London 2019 / June 11-12 / London. https://london2019.theleaddeveloper.com/

Off-topic

Where does London stop? Simple question, not a simple answer [9 mins]. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UAusbJmRB0c