Frontend Fuel - Issue 41


Microsoft is adding an “IE Mode” to their Edge Chromium based browser.

The GoogleBot gets a major upgrade. It not uses an evergreen version of Chromium.

Google adds the ability to use font-display when using Google Fonts.

GitHub releases its own package registry.

General Reading

Inside Microsoft’s surprise decision to work with Google on its Edge browser.

Article all about the advantages of using TDD.

Using dark mode with the latest Safari update (12.1).

Touch devices should not be judged by their size


How to write the perfect unit test and how to ensure your tests stay readable, usable and maintainable.

Parallel streaming of progressive images.

A deep look into logging in Node.js


Accessibility testing tool from Microsoft to help fix common errors.

A new (and easy) way to hide content accessibly.

Why, How, and When to Use Semantic HTML and ARIA.


A truly monstrous async web chat using no JS whatsoever on the frontend. [Thanks Max F]

Microsoft’s Edge for macOS arrives in preview.

To celebrate 10 years since Minecraft’s first public release, Mojang have released a version in the browser.

534 ways to reload the page using JavaScript.


UX London 2019 / May 29-31 / London.

DesignOps Global 2019 / May 30-31 / Manchester.

JSConf EU / June 1-2 / Berlin.

Pixel Pioneers Bristol 2019 / June 7 / Bristol.

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

Patterns Day 2019 / June 28 / Brighton.

JAMstack Conf / July 9-10 / London.


Interesting five minute overview all about resolution. Part of a small series that also includes aspect ratio and frame rate.