Frontend Fuel - Issue 38


Mozilla makes moves to reduce notification permission spam in Firefox.

GOV.UK Prototype Kit gets a new release (v8.9.0).

The Guardian introduces a new rendering layer for [thanks Gideon].

General Reading

Interesting article all about JavaScript, and it being a performance liability.

Case study from Spotify on how they built their new desktop web player as a PWA.

What Does Dark Mode’s “supported-color-schemes” Actually Do?

You probably don’t need that hip web framework.


Browser Rendering Optimizations for Frontend Development.

An illustrated guide to map, reduce, and filter array methods

What you should know about JavaScript arrays.

An intro to semantic HTML.


Building accessible websites and apps is a moral obligation.

A deep dive into the main scenarios where you may wish to hide content.


Shameless self-promotion. I gave a talk about PWA’s at the x-gov design meet-up this week.


Visualisation of the crazy world of JavaScript Coercions.

A Visual Studio Code extension enabling smart visual tools for front-end developers.

Real-time collaborative development in Visual Studio.

Zero config GUI for Jest.

Test input types, onscreen keyboards and more!


Frontend North East / April 3rd / Newcastle.

Afrotech Fest 2019 / April 12-14 / London.

City of London JavaScript Conference / May 1-3 / London.

UX London 2019 / May 29-31 / London.

Pixel Pioneers Bristol 2019 / June 7 / Bristol.

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


Have you ever wondered what would happen if we detonated all nuclear bombs at once? Here’s a video explaining what could happen.