Frontend Fuel - Issue 24


Chrome can disable JavaScript altogether on slow networks. Progressive Enhancement can save the day in this situation.

Google wants websites to adopt AMP as the default approach to building webpages.

Another AMP article on how Google has a monopoly on search rankings and is pushing for AMP-first development.

Chrome turns 10 years old, so what’s new in Chrome 69?

General Reading

It’s time to start considering how our websites will sound when a user uses Alexa, Cortana, Siri etc.

Variable Fonts are the latest addition to the OpenType font format and change the way we make and use fonts.

::before vs :before exist, but which version is correct?

Github has removed jQuery from their frontend. An interesting article on why and how they did it.

What’s New In Chrome 70 DevTools.


Getting Started with Service Workers.

A guide to native Lazy Loading for the Web.


Solving container queries today | CSS Day 2018 [45mins]


Accessibility podcast, from the basics and easy wins to best practices, tools, resources [1hr 13mins]


What’s new in Visual Code Studio (v1.27).

Babel 7.0.0 has been released and includes a tonne of changes.

Using Chrome’s anonymous usage statistics to count the occurrences of certain HTML and JavaScript features in the wild.

PWA discovery tools

PWA Directory - A Directory of Progressive Web Apps.

Great examples of progressive web apps in one room.

Whole host of PWA Apps in one place.

Appscope - Featured and popular apps.


Generate London 2018 / September 19-21 / London

Agile Cambridge 2018 / September 26-28 / Cambridge

The Artificial Intelligence Conference 2018 / October 8-11 / London

InteractConf / October 17th / London.

View Source Conference / 26th October / London.

FFConf / November 8 & 9th / Brighton.

Pixel Pioneers Belfast 2018 / November 22-23 / Belfast

You Got This! / January 19th 2019 / London.


The school lunch is an important part of the Japanese school curriculum. Get an inside look into how the Japanese school lunch is made and what food education looks like in one of Japan’s public elementary schools. [23mins]