Frontend Weekly Digest #46 (12–18 February 2018)


Front End Interview Handbook (Answers) — Useful for testing yourself and learning more about quirks, best practices and standards on the web
 • A cryptocurrency miner hidden in a favicon.ico — welcome to 2018
 • Handling long titles with truncation
 • Everything Easy is Hard Again
 • Accessibility: Review of 2017 and Outlook for 2018
 • Mobile Web: When Speed Matters


New experiment: sort tables with CSS and HTML only — Uses inline CSS variables and `order` property (in flex context, could be also used with grids), and the code beyond this is really compact and simple.
 • CSS Basics: The Syntax That Matters & The Syntax That Doesn’t
 • CSS Basics: Using Multiple Backgrounds
 • CSS Basics: Fallback Font Stacks for More Robust Web Typography
 • Everything you need to know about CSS variables
 • Understanding Media Queries in HTML Email
 • Debugging CSS Performance with Chrome’s Profiling Tools
 • the @FirefoxDevTools in Nightly are now displaying a flex flag when the element is a flex item. 😍🤸‍♀️super useful for diagnosis.


Ember 3.0 Released
 • We’re nearing the 7.0 Babel release. Here’s all the cool stuff we’ve been doing.
 • Eloquent JavaScript, 3rd edition — This is a book about JavaScript, programming, and the wonders of the digital. 
 • A simplified explanation of event propagation in JavaScript.
 • How to update a User’s Status in realtime using JavaScript and Pusher
 • How to keep your JavaScript code simple and increase its readability
 • How I built a public, anonymous chat app in JavaScript
 • Async Await Saves The Day (Sort Of)
 • Promises are not neutral enough