Frontend News Digest 7- 13.12

Npm 6.13.4 released, Falco update, OpenJS Foundation Accepted Electron to incubation programm and other interesting things
13 December 2019   507

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

Check the web design and development advent roundup for 2019, Chrome 79 release, learn how to create a JAMstack website with Open Authoriting with help of Netlify CMS and more

Guides

  • Z’s Still Not Dead Baby, Z’s Still Not Dead 

A look at five CSS properties that can add some beauty to your designs

  • Creating a JAMstack Site with Open Authoring Using Netlify CMS

A step-by-step, detailed guide that will allo you to create a "special" website with Netlify CMS

Articles

  • Web Design And Development Advent Roundup For 2019

The year 2020 is almost here, so it's time to sum all up

  • 20 ways to become a better Node.js developer in 2020

Despite the "clickbait" heading, the article is good enough and can become useful for the Node devs

  • Electron Joins The OpenJS Foundation 

Very popular GitHub-founded toolkit for building desktop apps with JS, HTML, CSS and based on Node and Chromium has joined the OpenJS Foundation.

Updates

  • Chrome 79 released with tab freezing, back-forward caching, and loads of security features

Overview of major update of one of the most popular web browsers

  • noUiSlider 

JavaScript written range slider library with full multi-touch support

  • Falco

This solution is designed to audit your site automatically, giving you the WebPageTest results/reports 

  • ResponsiveViewer

A handy Chrome extension that allows testing responsive sites that may show different screens at once

  • npm 6.13.4 released 

Last of the bugfix release of this week, quit important - fixes the vulnerability

Frontend News Digest 21 - 27.03

Embrace modern image formats, how to indicate scroll postion on page with CSS, integrate TypeScript with GraphQL and more
27 March 2020   374

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

Learn how to use the currentColor value in CSS, how to debug a child process in Node and Gatsby.js with Chrome, how to Debug a Node.js Application: Tips, Tricks and Tools and other cool, useful and demanded things, related to all parts of frontend development.

Guides

  • Embracing modern image formats

Learn how modern images formats and <picture> element can reduce image sizes

  • How to use the currentColor value in CSS

A tutorial on a basic CSS feature, great for newbies

  • Indicating Scroll Position on a Page With CSS

This guide will teach you how to indicate scroll position, using only CSS

  • How to debug a child process in Node and Gatsby.js with Chrome

Learn how to patch `jest-worker`package used by Gatsby.js and by patching enable child process debugging using Chrome Dev Tools in this tutorial

  • Integrating TypeScript with GraphQL

Learn how to integrade TypeScript with GraphQL

  • How to Debug a Node.js Application: Tips, Tricks and Tools

Massive tutorial on Node app debugging, with some tips, that can be useful even for skilled developers

Articles

  • Full Third-Party Cookie Blocking and More (in Safari)

Safari’s Intelligent Tracking, has been in beta for some time, introduces significant privacy changes, including cross-site cookies now being blocked by default

Video

  • The Complete AEA DC 2019 Now Online

Giant number of different interesting speeches from An Event Apart session, that was realeased special in a pack for you to stay home

Updates

  • uppload

JS image uploader with 30+ plugins 

  • Node-SQLite

SQLite client library for Node.js applications 

  • Backstage

Open platform for building developer portals