Frontend News Digest 12 - 18.10

Building command line spinners in Node.js, perfect architecure for your next node project and Zero update in this issue Frontend News Digest
18 October 2019   285

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

Another version of a super popular Node.js relaesed, get the info bellow! Also, you will be able learn about Firefox new websocket inspector, WordPress update and watch the video how to built classic layout fast in CSS grid

Guides

  • Build Command-Line Spinners in Node.js

CLI spinners creating will improve your Node.js terminal skills

Articles

  • Improving Form Controls in Microsoft Edge and Chromium 

The Chrome and Edge teams worked together on refreshing form controls in Chromium-based browsers; learn what they have made

  • Firefox’s New WebSocket Inspector

Overview of new Firefox's websocket inspector, which is going to be released in Firefox 71 but availbale only in Firefox Developer Edition at the moment.

  • The Perfect Architecture Flow for Your Next Node Project 

Best practices and architectural tips for your next Node project

  • Coloring Your Terminal Using Nodejs

Article on how coloring libraries like Chalk work under the hood.

Updates

  • WordPress 5.2.4 Release Addresses Several Security Issues

Information about security fixes the news WordPress release

  • Node v12.12.0 (Current)

Another update of the the popular JS RTE with some interesting changes, such as a --force-context-aware flag has been added to prevent addons that aren’t context aware from being loaded, the fs module has added opendir() and fs.Dir as ways to asynchronously iterate through directories and JSON module support has also been made experimental again, due to security concerns in the Web-based implementation of the idea.

  • Zero

A graphics pipeline implemented in JavaScript and rendered to the terminal that can run without GPU required.

Video

Build a Classic Layout FAST in CSS Grid

Podcast

  • Jen Simmons on Browser Features 

Discussion between Jen Simmons, designer advocate at Mozilla and two hosts, Dave Rupert and Chris Coyier. about how new features get shipped to browsers, and how you can get your ideas over to browser makers for consideration.

Frontend News Digest 9-15.11

Chrome will mark "fast" websites, PM2 4.2 released, Chrome Dev Summit 2019 video keynote and other interesting things
15 November 2019   153

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

Learn when to use SVG vs when to use canvas, how to use ffmpeg to combine many videos in one, check the results of front-end tooling survey and more.

Guides

  • When to Use SVG vs. When to Use Canvas

Learn where to use what

  • How to Use ffmpeg to Combine Multiple Videos to One 

Advice on how to combine multiple separate videos into a single one with ffmpeg.

Articles

  • Moving towards a faster web

One of the most popular web brousers is going to mark "fast" websites

  • The Front-End Tooling Survey 2019 - Results

3,000 developers took part in the survey, time to check a detailed report

  • Semantic Sidenotes for The Web

Improvement proposal for sidenotes implementation in HTML

  • A Super Weird CSS Bug That Affects Text Selection

Did you know that using a selector without any style properties can cause no styling to be applied at all? 

Updates

  • linkinator

Site crawler and broken link checker

  • PM2 4.2

The newest update for the a production process manager for Node.js applications with a built-in load balance brings a lot of new features

Video

  • Keynote (Chrome Dev Summit 2019)

  • HTML isn’t done!