A (usually) weekly round-up of interesting links I’ve tweeted. Sponsored by Smashing Magazine who slip banknotes into my underwear so I can spend time reading stuff.
- CSS and Network Performance by Harold Roberts
- Difference between currentColor & Custom Properties by Mike Riethmuller
- Service Workies – “Learn Service Workers inside and out with the new PWA Mastery Game
- W3C Strategic Highlights October 2018 – “we believe that having two distinct HTML and DOM specs claiming to be normative is generally harmful for the community”; joint work to be at WHATWG if I understand correctly
- Chrome Dev Summit 2018 Day 2 Keynote (YouTube video) –
good news from the Chrome team: frameworks will be 1st class citizens: included in intent to implement notices; $200K of funding to improve performance; collaboration between Chrome team and framework devs
- Braces to Pixels – Greg Whitworth explains how broozers take your CSS and make it into what you see on screen. It ain’t easy, and this is why Houdini will be so super – you’ll get all of this for free, and just hook into the bits you want to change.
- Android: a 10-year visual history – the development of the mobile OS that ate the world
- What Your Phone is Telling Wall Street – insight into corporate monetisation of mobile phone location data
- Many free mobile VPN apps are based in China or have Chinese ownership – “Chinese affiliation raises a sign of alarm in light of China’s recent clampdown of “unauthorized” VPN services.” Cites research by my cousin, @simonmigliano
- Someone just tweeted the entire works of Shakespeare with one tweet