Frontend Fuel - Issue 35


A post from Microsoft on the perils of using Internet Explorer as your default browser.

Domain names ending in .dev coming very soon (28th Feb).

General Reading

You probably don’t need a single-page application.

10 npm Security Best Practices.

Links that don’t go anywhere should be buttons.

Resource Prioritization – Getting the Browser to Help You.


How @supports works.

Tips for making interactive elements accessible on mobile devices.

Introduction to Node.js.


London Accessibility Meetup #23 Live Stream [2hr 5mins]

Podcast deep dive into lit-html and Polymer elements [60mins]

Bruce Lawson - Accessibility, Back to the Future [34mins]

Service Workers - The State of the Web [20mins]


Visual Studio Code Settings and Extensions for Faster JavaScript Development.


Decentraland is a decentralized virtual reality platform powered by the Ethereum blockchain.

Use your phone to throw and catch paper planes with people from around the world.

3D environment using only CSS and HTML elements.


Up Front Conf 2019 / March 22 / Manchester.

Frontend North East / April 3rd / Newcastle.

Afrotech Fest 2019 / April 12-14 / London.

UX London 2019 / May 29-31 / London.

Pixel Pioneers Bristol 2019 / June 7 / Bristol.

Lead Developer London 2019 / June 11-12 / London.

Libraries & Plugins

HTML5 Boilerplate version 7 is released, and drops support for IE9 & IE10.


Microsoft Office 95 - “Hall of Tortured Souls” - How the Microsoft Excel team added an interesting little easter egg into Office 95. [3 mins]