Frontend Fuel - Issue 49

News

Latest version of Firefox blocks third-party cookies and crypto mining by default. https://blog.mozilla.org/blog/2019/09/03/todays-firefox-blocks-third-party-tracking-cookies-and-cryptomining-by-default/

Security related: New Safari preview release disables TLS 1.0 and TLS 1.1. TLS 1.0 & 1.1 are deprecated in Chrome, Edge, Firefox, Internet Explorer 11, & Safari. Support will be removed in March 2020. https://developer.apple.com/safari/technology-preview/release-notes/

General Reading

Faster Image Loading With Embedded Image Previews. https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2019/08/faster-image-loading-embedded-previews/

Accessibility and web performance are not features, they’re the baseline. https://css-tricks.com/accessibility-and-web-performance-are-not-features-theyre-the-baseline/

What happens when you open a new install of the following browsers for the 1st time? https://twitter.com/jonathansampson/status/1166005813548396549

Tutorials

Interested in how HTTPS works: here’s a set of comics explaining. https://howhttps.works

Podcasts

Is CSS a programming language? [52mins] https://www.overflowaudible.com/posts/is-css-a-programming-language/

Tools

Whole website dedicated to application keyboard shortcuts. https://usethekeyboard.com/

Demos

WebGL Fluid Simulation, impressive and works well on mobile too. https://paveldogreat.github.io/WebGL-Fluid-Simulation/

Events

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/

New Adventures / Jan 22-24 2020 / Nottingham. https://newadventuresconf.com/2020/

Off-topic

Can You Hear the Difference Between Cheap and Expensive Pianos? https://youtu.be/xd2TL88T9_s