Frontend Fuel - Issue 45

News

Google is making the 25-year-old robots.txt protocol an internet standard. https://thenextweb.com/google/2019/07/02/google-wants-to-make-the-25-year-old-robots-txt-protocol-an-internet-standard/

Firefox 68 has been released with a lot of new features. https://hacks.mozilla.org/2019/07/firefox-68-bigints-contrast-checks-and-the-quantumbar/

General Reading

CSS Lists, Markers, And Counters. https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2019/07/css-lists-markers-counters/

The cost of JavaScript in 2019. https://v8.dev/blog/cost-of-javascript-2019

Tutorials

How do JavaScript’s global variables really work? https://2ality.com/2019/07/global-scope.html

Accessibility

An Intro To Screen Reader Testing for Sighted Developers. https://uncaughtreferenceerror.com/a-crash-course-to-screenreaders-for-sighted-developers/

Presentations

Design Systems and Front-End Architecture. https://noti.st/sturobson/yc1gwN/design-systems-and-front-end-architecture

CSS Line Layout and Vertical Rhythm | CSS Day 2019. [39 mins] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OtlGo48iTOk

A brief history of JavaScript. [12 mins] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sh6lK57Cuk4

I didn’t know that (JavaScript tips / facts). [10 mins] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kIhITzw0CG8

Podcasts

Web development fundamentals: HTML + CSS. [55 mins] https://syntax.fm/show/158/the-fundamentals-html-css

Front End Security [55 mins] https://syntax.fm/show/159/hasty-treat-front-end-security

Demos

CSS is getting more text underline options. https://twitter.com/jensimmons/status/1144038721400049664

Events

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

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

Off-topic

Watch a YouTuber fix real traffic issues that people send them in the game Cities: Skylines. [28 mins] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fuS6R2KZuQ8