Frontend Fuel - Issue 44

News

GitHub acquires Pull Panda and makes its code review tools available for free. https://thenextweb.com/dd/2019/06/19/github-acquires-pull-panda-and-makes-its-code-review-tools-available-for-free/

Service workers are coming to Google Search, here’s the story of what shipped, how the impact was measured. https://web.dev/google-search-sw/

General Reading

Interesting and controversial article (on Hacker News) about HTML and it’s role in the current FE ecosystem. https://www.petelambert.com/journal/html-is-the-web

The State of CSS Survey 2019 has been released. https://2019.stateofcss.com/

Online in-depth information all about CSS Layout. https://every-layout.dev/

Tutorials

A Web Components Tutorial for Beginners. https://www.robinwieruch.de/web-components-tutorial/

Debugging Javascript: Discover the best debugging tools Chrome has to offer. https://blog.bitsrc.io/debugging-javascript-like-a-pro-a2e0f6c53c2e

Presentations

Demystifying Speed Tooling (Google I/O ’19) [38mins] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mLjxXPHuIJo

How Google is building a browser monopoly [8mins] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ELCq63652ig

Accessibility

How accessibility trees inform assistive tech. https://hacks.mozilla.org/2019/06/how-accessibility-trees-inform-assistive-tech/

5 Keys to Accessible Web Typography. https://betterwebtype.com/articles/2019/06/16/5-keys-to-accessible-web-typography/

Web Accessibility In Context: How do browsers and HTML support screen readers today? https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2019/06/web-accessibility-context/

A small set of global rules to make things accessible and reset default styling. https://github.com/mike-engel/a11y-css-reset

Tools

A CLI that generates beautiful README.md files. https://github.com/kefranabg/readme-md-generator

Events

Brighton Ruby 2019 / July 5 / Brighton. https://brightonruby.com/

JAMstack Conf / July 9-10 / London. https://jamstackconf.com/london/

Finch Front-End / September 23-25 / Edinburgh. https://finchconf.uk/

FFConf / Nov 8 / Brighton. https://2019.ffconf.org/

Off-topic

With Toy Story 4 having been released last week, here’s an short video on how Pixar’s animation has evolved over the past 24 Years. [10mins] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qTPKGVrFtQU