Frontend Fuel - Issue 48

News

Webkit has published a Tracking Prevention Policy and will treat online web tracking the same as a security vulnerability. https://webkit.org/tracking-prevention-policy/

MS releases a beta version of their Edge browser that uses Chromium. https://blogs.windows.com/windowsexperience/2019/08/20/introducing-microsoft-edge-beta-be-one-of-the-first-to-try-it-now/

Google plans to remove all FTP support in the browser by version 80. https://mspoweruser.com/google-plans-to-remove-ftp-support-from-chrome/

General Reading

Time to First Byte: What It Is and Why It Matters. https://csswizardry.com/2019/08/time-to-first-byte-what-it-is-and-why-it-matters/

The history and legacy of jQuery. https://blog.logrocket.com/the-history-and-legacy-of-jquery/

Accessibility

Screen Reader Demo for Digital Accessibility [5mins] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dEbl5jvLKGQ

Great introduction to accessibility from a design and development POV (with videos). https://a11y-101.com/

Reducing Motion to Improve Accessibility. https://www.a11ywithlindsey.com/blog/reducing-motion-improve-accessibility

Keyboard-accessible Perf timelines now available in Edge Chromium DevTools. https://twitter.com/EdgeDevTools/status/1161050456560287744

Presentations

How fast is your site on mobile? https://www.instagram.com/p/B0zvl54BfrD/

Tools

Easily create a CRUD API and fill it with customized dummy-data. https://crudpi.io/

Demos

How annoying is input delay to a user. Try it out for yourself. https://input-delay.glitch.me/

Events

SwanseaCon 2019 / Sept 9 / Swansea. http://swanseacon.co.uk/

State of the Browser / Sept 14 / London. https://2019.stateofthebrowser.com/

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

Generate CSS / Sept 26 / London. https://www.generateconf.com/

Accessibility Scotland / Oct 25 / Edinburgh. https://accessibility.scot/

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

Off-topic

Day in the Life of an Average Japanese Salaryman in Tokyo [12mins] Living in Japan and working in Japan is quite a unique experience. This is a day in the life of Japanese worker, Makoto, 27 years old who lives in a Tokyo 3-story house with his family. This Tokyo salaryman works in a small Tokyo office, but spends many of his Japan working hours traveling from client to client on the Tokyo trains. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6tmjXp_AYg0