Frontend News Digest 1 - 7.02

How to Create a WP Site with JAMstack, formatting dates in JS with Intl.DateTimeFormat, Edge DevTools now supports more languages and more
07 February 2020   455

Greetings! I hope your week went great! Here's new frontend technologies news digest.

Check the MongoDB One-to-Many Relationship tutorial with Mongoose examples, the CO2 emission of the websites new NodeJS update and other interesting things


  • How To Create A Headless WordPress Site On The JAMstack

Tutorial on simple way to create a WordPress site

  • MongoDB One-to-Many Relationship tutorial with Mongoose examples

Guide about Mongoose - the most popular way to use MongoDB from Node.js.

  • Formatting dates in JavaScript with Intl.DateTimeFormat

Check the modern way to format dates in a region friendly way using native APIs, as now supported all major browsers and both Node


  • CO2 emissions on the web

Learn the lever of CO2 emissions websites produce by consuming a lot of energy for its activity

  • Bringing the Microsoft Edge DevTools to more languages

Now Edge's DevTools support more languages


  • Chrome 80 - What’s New in DevTools


  • massCode

Snippets manager for developers

  • micro-jaymock

Tiny API mocking microservice for generating fake JSON data

  • Node v13.8.0 (Current)

Another update of popular solution

  • Electron 8.0.0

Major release of popular JS based solution

Frontend News Digest 25 - 31.01

Use and reuse everything in SVG and create a countdown timer with CSS, the end of Trident era and even more
31 January 2020   328

Greetings! I hope your week went great! Here's new frontend technologies news digest.

Learn about the intrinsic sizing in CSS, learn how to create rocedural clouds using three.js Sprites, learn about the upcoming Node security updates for different versions and read\watch other interesting things.


  • Use and Reuse Everything in SVG… Even Animations!

This tutorial will teach you on how to build and optimize your code when working with SVG and CSS

  • Intrinsic Sizing In CSS

Through this guide, author explored each of the intrinsic values (one of the method of sizing in CSS) and see how we can get the benefit of them

  • Can you make a countdown timer in pure CSS?

Check another super power of CSS in this guide

  • How to Create Procedural Clouds Using Three.js Sprites

End result looks like a pretty working solution


  • Today, the Trident Era Ends

Microsoft released the new version of Edge browser, built on Chromium, so, the era of the Trident engine, that was used for IE and Edge is gone; check this deep dive into the IE era, look at it quirks, technologies, along with the ideas Microsoft put into it

  • JavaScript Libraries Are Almost Never Updated Once Installed

According to the analysis, based on CDNJS data, they really almost never being update after the installation, and that can be an issue

  • Microsoft is helping Google improve Chrome’s tab management

Great example of cooperation of two IT giants, aimed at improving browsers

  • Mozilla has banned nearly 200 malicious Firefox add-ons over the last two weeks

Quite an amazing number, great work the security team

  • February 2020 Security Releases

Some big security released are expected for the Node next week


  • Humans can't read URLs. How can we fix it? - HTTP 203