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News and Tools for Frontend Development

Articles and books, tips and tricks, craft and beauty from the world of frontend development. (Stay up-to-date on all topics by RSS feed or on Mastodon.)

  1. The Invisible Seafaring Industry That Keeps the Internet Afloat · ·
  2. Open Source Security (OpenSSF) and OpenJS Foundations Issue Alert for Social Engineering Takeovers of Open Source Projects · · ,
  3. How a Successful Website Migration Led to a 20% Increase in Keyword Rankings · · , , ,
  4. ARIA in HTML · · , , ,
  5. What If You Had Real Control over Light Mode / Dark Mode on a Per-Site Basis? · · ,
  6. My “Skip to Content” Markup Was Breaking the Back Button on iOS · · , , ,
  7. 10 Things Software Developers Should Learn About Learning · · ,
  8. Monitoring BFCache Blocking Reasons · · , , ,
  9. Zombie Estimation · · ,
  10. Release Notes for Safari Technology Preview 192 · · , , ,
  11. Notes on Git’s Error Messages · · ,
  12. Optimizing WebKit and Safari for Speedometer 3.0 · · , , , , ,
  13. Wednesday, April 10, 2024 Security Releases · · , ,
  14. Happy CSS Naked Day 2024 · · , ,
  15. Layered Toggles: Optional CSS Mixins · · ,
  16. The ADA Now Has Regulations for Accessibility of Web Content and Mobile Apps · · , , ,
  17. Recapping ng-conf 2024 · ·
  18. Figma Prototypes vs. HTML Prototypes · · , , , , ,
  19. Sending Email Using Node.js · · ,
  20. React Server Components in a Nutshell · · ,
  21. Inclusive Digital Experiences: Redesign Strategies for Addressing Diverse Abilities and Accessibility Challenges · · , , ,
  22. Node.js Debugging in Chrome DevTools · · , , , , , ,
  23. User Experience in the Era of AI: Enhancing Human-Machine Interactions · · ,
  24. Misinformation and Disinformation Online: What Design Can Do to Remedy This Problem · · ,
  25. Justice Department to Publish Final Rule to Strengthen Web and Mobile App Access for People With Disabilities · · , , ,
  26. Testing HTML With Modern CSS · · , , ,
  27. Demystifying the Shadow DOM · · ,
  28. Blind Internet Users Struggle With Error-Prone AI Aids · · ,
  29. [zx] 8.0.0 · · ,
  30. Creativity in Software Engineering · · , ,
  31. DevTools Tips and Tricks · · , ,
  32. Should Designers Code? · · ,
  33. The V8 Sandbox · · ,
  34. AI and the Future of Web Accessibility Guidelines · · , , , , ,
  35. A Complete Guide to CSS Logical Properties, With Cheat Sheet · · , , ,
  36. Building a Digital Fortress: How to Strengthen DNS Against DDoS Attacks? · · ,
  37. Using JSON Web Tokens With Node.js · · , , ,
  38. Wednesday, April 3, 2024 Security Releases · · , ,
  39. “aspect-ratio” Gotcha · · ,
  40. Svelte Parses HTML All Wrong · · , ,
  41. In-Page Links: 3 Usability Tips · · , , ,
  42. An Advanced Way to Use CSS Variables · · ,
  43. WebAssembly at Google · · , ,
  44. WordPress 6.5 “Regina” · · ,
  45. Learn JavaScript · · ,
  46. A Complete Guide for Content Creators to Start Making Accessible Content · · , ,
  47. Bun 1.1 · · ,
  48. Micro Frontends with Native Federation · · ,
  49. What Even Is a JSON Number? · · ,
  50. Why I Care Deeply About Web Accessibility and You Should Too · · ,
  51. Latest WebAIM’s Million—Some Thoughts · ·
  52. The DevOps Basics · · ,
  53. Kobold Letters · · , ,
  54. Why I Use Node, Deno, Bun, [QuickJS], [txiki.js] at the Same Time · · , , ,
  55. Design Is a Process of Getting Stuck · · ,
  56. The Easy Way to Access the Last JavaScript Array Element · · ,
  57. The WebAIM Million: The 2024 Report on the Accessibility of the Top 1,000,000 Home Pages · · , , ,
  58. What Negative Effects Does a Bad Website Design Have on My Business? · · ,
  59. Front-End Development’s Identity Crisis · ·
  60. Figma Plugins · ·
  61. On “disabled” and “aria-disabled” Attributes · · , ,
  62. The Power of “:has()” in CSS · · ,
  63. The Curious Case of the CSS Monochrome Media Query · · ,
  64. Release Notes for Safari Technology Preview 191 · · , , ,
  65. Improving the Developer Experience of Enterprise Design Systems · · , ,
  66. History of JS Interop in Dart · · , , ,
  67. The Complete Guide to Captioned Videos · · , , ,
  68. New to the Web Platform in March · · , , , , , , , ,
  69. CSS Color-Scheme-Dependent Colors With “light-dark()” · · , , ,
  70. A Guide to Building CLI Tools in JavaScript · · , , , ,
  71. Iterator Helpers · · , ,
  72. Meet Angular’s New “output()” API · · ,
  73. In-App Browsers Are Still a Privacy, Security, and Choice Problem · · , , ,
  74. Flickering Glowing Text Effect With CSS · · ,
  75. How to Take Control of Flexbox · · , ,
  76. CSS Anchor Positioning · ·
  77. How to Use jQuery’s “ajax()” Function for Asynchronous HTTP Requests · · , ,
  78. Quick Tip: How to Align Column Rows With CSS Subgrid · · , , ,
  79. What You Need to Know About Modern CSS (Spring 2024 Edition) · · ,
  80. Node v20.12.0 (LTS) · · ,
  81. Convention over Creativity? The Ups and Downs of UX Design · · ,
  82. Exploring the Power of ARIA Live Attribute in Web Accessibility · · ,
  83. Be Flexible About What People Need (and Don’t Assume) · ·
  84. Animating Clip Paths on Scroll With “@ property” in CSS · · , ,
  85. Setting and Persisting Color Scheme Preferences With CSS and a “Touch” of JavaScript · · , , ,
  86. Error Messages 101 · · , , ,
  87. 7 Simple Rules for Better Data Visualization · ·
  88. How to Consolidate Multiple Design Systems · · ,
  89. Spicing Up Text With “text-emphasis” in CSS · · , ,
  90. Diving into the Node.js Website Redesign · · ,
  91. JavaScript Visualized: Promise Execution · · ,
  92. Incredible JavaScript Animation Libraries · · , , ,
  93. No One Actually Wants Accessibility · ·
  94. Radix Themes 3.0 · · ,
  95. ARIA “role="application"” and Mobile Screen Readers · · , , , , ,
  96. Profile Node.js Performance With the Performance Panel · · , , , , , ,
  97. Accessible Forms With Pseudo Classes · · , , ,
  98. CSS Values and Units Module Level 3 · · ,
  99. The “Current Branch” in Git · ·
  100. Node.js TSC Confirms: No Intention to Remove npm from Distribution · · ,
  101. CAPTCHA Excludes Disabled Web Users · · ,
  102. 12 Figma Tips to Work More Efficiently · · , ,
  103. Quick Tip: How to Add Gradient Effects and Patterns to Text · · , , , ,
  104. Don’t Get Scammed by Fake Performance Experts and Apps · · ,
  105. Going Beyond Pixels and (r)ems in CSS—Absolute Length Units · · ,
  106. The Cost of Interrupted Work: More Speed and Stress · · , ,
  107. Optimizing JavaScript for Fun and for Profit · · ,
  108. Node.js: The Documentary · · , ,
  109. On Popover Accessibility: What the Browser Does and Doesn’t Do · · , ,
  110. How to Test 3.3.8 Accessible Authentication (Minimum) · · , , ,
  111. On the Gift of OKR for Company Culture · · ,
  112. Building a Micro htmx SSR Framework · · , ,
  113. This Pattern Will Wreck Your React App’s TS Performance · · , , ,
  114. Welcome to Future of Web Accessibility Based on Predictors · · , ,
  115. [Bulma] 1.0.0 · · ,
  116. “__dirname” Is Back in Node.js With ES Modules · · , ,
  117. Aesthetic Layouts: 2 Column Magazine With “shape-outside” · · , ,
  118. How to Create a Website and a PDF from the Same Codebase · · , ,
  119. How to Plan Your First Successful Website · · ,
  120. Psychology and UX: Decoding the Science Behind User Clicks · · , ,
  121. Folder Structures in React Projects · · ,
  122. The Box Model and Box Sizing · · ,
  123. Progressive Disclosure Defaults · · , ,
  124. Build a Full-Stack App With Node.js and htmx · · , ,
  125. Chill Scroll Snapping: Article Headers · · ,
  126. Using Relative Colors · · ,
  127. Empowering the User Experience Through Microinteractions: 7 Best Practices · · , ,
  128. Accessibility Foundations · · , ,
  129. Build a Node App With TypeScript · · , , ,
  130. Comparing ECMAScript Modules and CommonJS · · , ,
  131. The Power of Textual Content in UX Design · · ,
  132. A Designer’s Role Is Not “at the Table” · · ,
  133. I’m So Old: Web Edition · · ,
  134. “require(esm)” in Node.js · · , ,
  135. How to Kill the Cascade · · , , ,
  136. A Comparison of JavaScript CRDTs · · , ,
  137. How Web-Site Design and Social Media Work Together · · , ,
  138. Oh Sh*t, My App Is Successful and I Didn’t Think About Accessibility · ·
  139. 2024 Cheat Sheet Collection · · ,
  140. Time to Ditch Analytics? Tracking Scripts and Web Sustainability · · , , , ,
  141. Why UI Designers Should Understand Flexbox and CSS Grid · · , ,
  142. Copy Objects Ways in JavaScript · · ,
  143. Migrating Away from Jest and Achieving over 90% Reduction in Running Time · · , , , ,
  144. How Web Bloat Impacts Users With Slow Devices · · , , ,
  145. Homepage Design: 5 Fundamental Principles · · ,
  146. Skeuomorphism · · ,
  147. Quick Tip: Creating a Date Picker in React · · , ,
  148. How (In)Efficient Are Engineering Organizations? · · , ,
  149. Make Your Functions More Reusable With Generics · · , ,
  150. Performance Tooling in 2024 and Beyond · · , , , ,
  151. There Is No EU Cookie Banner Law · · , ,
  152. What Is Safe Alignment in CSS? · · , ,
  153. Arguments for Opening Links in a New Tab or Window · · ,
  154. The Golden Age of Accessibility · ·
  155. When “Semantic Tokens” Are No Longer Semantic · · ,
  156. 25 Unnoticeable Features of JavaScript · ·
  157. Ruby Is Complicated · ·
  158. You Want “border-color: transparent”, Not “border: none” · · ,
  159. The Problem With AI · ·
  160. WCAG 2.2 Detective Skills · · , ,
  161. Another JS Registry—Seriously?! · · , , ,
  162. What’s Next for a Global Design System · ·
  163. The Problem With Data-Attributes for Text Effects · · , , ,
  164. A Beginner’s Guide to Node.js Worker Threads · · , ,
  165. Refactoring My Ugliest Code With Signal View Queries · · , ,
  166. My New Favorite CSS Trick: “will-change” · · , , ,
  167. 5 Exciting New JavaScript Features in 2024 · ·
  168. A Letter to My Younger Self, as an Accessibility Advocate · · ,
  169. Building Websites and Building Websites Well · · , ,
  170. Interaction to Next Paint Is Officially a Core Web Vital · · ,
  171. The “10× Engineer”: 50 Years Ago and Now · · , , ,
  172. Thoughts on Embedding Alternative Text Metadata into Images · · , ,
  173. Marking the Web’s 35th Birthday: An Open Letter · · ,
  174. The Essential Guide to Microcopy and Becoming a More Literate Designer · · , , , ,
  175. Runtime Compatibility · · , , , , , ,
  176. Spread vs. Rest Operators in JavaScript · · , ,
  177. A Gentle Introduction to Generics in Typescript · · ,
  178. Alt Text for CSS Generated Content · · , ,
  179. Announcing Speedometer 3.0: A Shared Browser Benchmark for Web Application Responsiveness · · , ,
  180. Distinguishing Between ARIA and Native HTML Attributes · · , , ,
  181. JSON Canvas · · , , ,
  182. Express.js With TypeScript—Setup, Examples, Testing · · , , , ,
  183. What Is INP and Why You Should Care · · , ,
  184. Have You Optimized for INP? · · , ,
  185. Comparing JavaScript Frameworks: Templates · · , , ,
  186. Streaming HTML · · , ,
  187. CSS Button Styles You Might Not Know · · , ,
  188. Things I Learned While Building My JS Library · · , ,
  189. Access by a Thousand Curb Cuts · ·
  190. Jakob Has Jumped the Shark · · ,
  191. Creating Color Palettes With the CSS “color-mix()” Function · · , , ,
  192. How “HEAD” Works in Git · ·
  193. Modern CSS Tooltips and Speech Bubbles II · · ,
  194. Navigating the Future of Frontend · · , ,
  195. Add Superpowers to Your CSS Variables With Style Queries · · , ,
  196. Asking Users for Their Pronouns: A Guide for UX Designers · · , ,
  197. Some Little Ways I’m Using CSS “:has()” in the Real World · · , ,
  198. The Quiet, Pervasive Devaluation of Frontend · · , , , ,
  199. AVIF Is the Future of Web Images · · , , ,
  200. How to Test 2.5.8 Target Size (Minimum) · · , ,
  201. Managing Static Files in Django: A Comprehensive Guide · · , ,
  202. 5 Ways Productivity Culture Kills Business Agility · · , , ,
  203. Announcing TypeScript 5.4 · · ,
  204. Internationalization With Remix · · ,
  205. Release Notes for Safari Technology Preview 190 · · , , ,
  206. Simplify Your CSS Using “:is()” and “:where()” Pseudo-Classes · · , ,
  207. The End of My Gatsby Journey · · , ,
  208. The Ultimate Guide to Choosing the Best React Website Builder · · , , , ,
  209. WebAssembly JSPI Is Going to Origin Trial · ·
  210. Exploring the Creative Power of CSS Filters and Blending · · , ,
  211. Sometimes, a Button Just Wants to Look Like a Button · · , ,
  212. Taming the Shadow DOM: Injecting Global Styles With Adopted Stylesheets · · , ,
  213. How to Ensure Your Designs Work If You Can’t Access Sample Data · · , , , ,
  214. How to Use WebSockets in Node.js to Create Real-Time Apps · · , ,
  215. WebKit Features in Safari 17.4 · · , , , ,
  216. Best Practices for Inclusive Design · · , , ,
  217. Achieving Design Collegiality While Maintaining Psychological Safety · · ,
  218. Designing for Mobile Accessibility: Enhancing the User Experience on Small Screens · · , , ,
  219. JSR: Second Look · ·
  220. Modern Git Commands and Features You Should Be Using · · ,
  221. JavaScript Runs the World—Maybe Even Literally · · , ,
  222. WCAG? More Like, W-What?! · · , ,
  223. The 88×31 Archive · · , ,
  224. Accessibility Darkness · · ,
  225. Accessibility Has Not Failed—It Has Not Even Started for Real · · ,
  226. Bugs I’ve Filed on Browsers · · , , , ,
  227. VPS Showdown—March 2024—DigitalOcean vs. Linode vs. Vultr · · , , ,
  228. We Need to Talk About Jakob · ·
  229. CSS for Printing to Paper · · ,
  230. How npm Install Scripts Can Be Weaponized: A Real-World Example of a Harmful npm Package · · , , ,
  231. Tools That Make Me Productive as a Software Engineer · · , ,
  232. Emerging UX Patterns in Generative AI Experiences · · , ,
  233. The Faster Lambda Runtime—Node.js or LLRT? We Benchmarked · · , , , , ,
  234. Go Ahead and Block AI Web Crawlers · · , ,
  235. Planning a Design System Generation · · ,
  236. A Love Letter to the Underrepresented in Tech · ·
  237. “AI” and Accessible Front-End Components: Is the Nuance Generatable? · · , ,
  238. Apple Backs off Killing Web Apps, but the Fight Continues · · ,
  239. Apple Says iOS 17.4 Won’t Remove Home Screen Web Apps in the EU After All · · , , ,
  240. Eloquent JavaScript · · , ,
  241. Introducing JSR—the JavaScript Registry · · , , ,
  242. Modern CSS Tooltips and Speech Bubbles · · ,
  243. Retrofitting Fluid Typography · · ,
  244. TIL—“submit()” versus “requestSubmit()” · · ,
  245. Web Tech Trends to Watch in 2024 and Beyond · · , , , , ,
  246. Design System Generations · · ,
  247. Accessibility Has Failed: Try Generative UI = Individualized UX · · , , ,
  248. Choosing the Right Node.js Package Manager in 2024: A Comparative Guide · · , , ,
  249. Diving into CSS Interactivity · · ,
  250. New to the Web Platform in February · · , , , , , , , ,