Frontend Fuel - Issue 50

News

Caniuse and MDN compatibility data collaboration. https://hacks.mozilla.org/2019/09/caniuse-and-mdn-compat-data-collaboration/

npm bans terminal ads. https://www.zdnet.com/article/npm-bans-terminal-ads/

General Reading

Evolving “nofollow” – new ways to identify the nature of links. https://webmasters.googleblog.com/2019/09/evolving-nofollow-new-ways-to-identify.html

Pair Programming Patterns. https://dev.to/rfornal/pair-programming-patterns-384o

(Why) Some HTML is “optional”. https://remysharp.com/2019/09/12/why-some-html-is-optional

Accessibility

Identify images without alt tags using only CSS (Twitter thread). https://twitter.com/FrontEndFilip/status/1166776838875701248

So you’re being sued for accessibility non-compliance. https://www.telerik.com/blogs/so-youre-being-sued-for-accessibility-non-compliance

Tutorials

Machine learning for front-end developers with Tensorflow.js. https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2019/09/machine-learning-front-end-developers-tensorflowjs/

Tools

Just like CanIUse.com only for email client features. https://www.caniemail.com/

Flexbox cheatsheet inside VS Code. https://dzhavat.github.io/2019/09/04/flexbox-cheatsheet-inside-vs-code.html

Automatically compress images on pull requests. https://calibreapp.com/blog/compress-images-in-prs/

Demos

All 245 entries in the 2019 JS13kGames competition. https://js13kgames.com/entries/2019

Generate Pi to 1 million decimal places using JavaScript. http://ajennings.net/blog/a-million-digits-of-pi-in-9-lines-of-javascript.html

Events

London Accessibility Meetup #29 / Sept 23 / London. https://www.meetup.com/London-Accessibility-Meetup/?_af_cid=London-Accessibility-Meetup

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

The Egg - A Short Story [8 mins] Fancy a large dose of Existentialism today? Give this short story 8 minutes of your time. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h6fcK_fRYaI