Frontend Weekly Digest (28 Jan – 3 Feb 2019)

This week we issue a really huge selection of all the essential news you might have missed on Front-end development. Make sure to check the latest updates on CSS, HTML, and JavaScript.



• HTML, CSS and our vanishing industry entry points
• CSS and JS Are at War, Here«s How to Stop It
• HTML is and always was a compilation target — can we deal with this?
• Google Play Store now open for Progressive Web Apps 
• The «Backendification» of Frontend Development
• An Overview of the Most Exciting Proposals for the Web Platform Related to Web Components


• CSS Position Sticky — How It Really Works!
• A look at CSS hyphenation in 2019
• The Many Ways to Change an SVG Fill on Hover (and When to Use Them)
• CSS-in-JS and Static Rendering
• CSSans Pro — The Colourful, Sassy, CSS Font
• CSS WordArt
• CSS Grid: Excel Spreadsheet
• CSS Animation: Marauder’s Map


• New Releases: TypeScript 3.3, Babel 7.3, Jest 24
• Future JavaScript: what is still missing?
• Static vs Unit vs Integration vs E2E Testing for Frontend Apps
• React vs Angular: An In-depth Comparison
• Three More Ways to Visualize The State Of JavaScript
• Diving Deeper in JavaScripts Objects. A Closer Look at JavaScript Object Descriptors


• Firefox 65: WebP support, Flexbox Inspector, new tooling & platform updates
• Notable WebRender and Gecko changes
• Reference Browser ready for testing!
• Microsoft decides Internet Explorer 10 has had its fun: Termination set for January 2020

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