Reading List 275
Friday 23 April 2021
Container Queries are actually coming – yes siree!
CSS Container Queries – @rachelandrew explains all
No, Google! Vivaldi users will not get FLoC’ed – whether or not you use Vivaldi, this is a good intro into Google’s plans for FLoC once third-party cookies are gone.
How to fight back against Google FLoC – “To opt your site out of FLoC, you need to send the Permissions Policy HTTP response header.
Permissions-Policy: interest-cohort=()“. Or there’s a
WordPress core: Proposal: Treat FLoC as a security concern – WordPress Core developers are discussing a security patch to block FLoC by default, and potentially roll it out as a security fix
Chrome Extension to block FLoC from your chums at DuckDuckGo
Publishing a Progressive Web App (PWA) on the PlayStore – What works and what doesn’t (in 2021)
“Person, Shoes, Tree. Is the Person Naked?” What People with Vision Impairments Want in Image Descriptions
How to publish packages to npm (the way the industry does things) by Zell Liew
How to locally test an npm package – a good guide to using yalc, by Mae Capozzi
The WebPageTest API Has Gone Public
Building Blocks – What you should look for from open source code – Flaxen-haired FOSS Adonis @sil writes “When Isaac Newton made his point about standing on the shoulders of giants, he was actually talking about Github (probably).”
A list of connectivity indexes, maps, and reports “to help you better under who has access to communication infrastructure and on what terms” by Steve Song.
Browser Standards Rampage: Can We Have Nice Things? – JS Jabber talk with Jake Archibald about Portals, iframes, App Cache, Service Workers, HTML, Browser History and more. Wouldn’t it be lovely if all podcasts have transcripts?
They Hacked McDonald’s Ice Cream Machines—and Started a Cold War – “Secret codes. Legal threats. Betrayal. How one couple built a device to fix McDonald’s notoriously broken soft-serve machines—and how the fast-food giant froze them out” – A surprisingly interesting article.
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