Frontend Fuel - Issue 9


The AMP team have listened to user feedback and are making changes to how AMP URL’s work.

From July 2018, page speed will be a ranking factor for mobile searches.

Controversial PR in the JS community. TC39 recommends the use of semicolons to stop future ASI issues.

Google Chrome autoplay policies will change in January of 2018 for the better.

General Reading

Real eye opening article on how to hypothetically steal users CC details using npm dependencies.

Six tiny but awesome ES7 + ES8 features to make your life easier.

Time to look back at the JavaScript landscape in 2017 by analysing GitHub stats.

Display: contents is coming bo WebKit and Blink very soon. What does that mean for developers?

In-depth look at fixing Meltdown and Spectre in WebKit.


Web Bos has just released a free 25 video course around CSS Grid.

Some small tweaks you can make to your website to improve accessibility.

Learning JS never ends. Here are some features you may have never heard about.


Help Test New Firefox DevTools for CSS Shapes, Clip Path, Flexbox and Grid [10mins]


Hour long podcast all about Async + Await [54 mins]


Paths you can take to become a better web developer in 2018.

Samsung have their own remote test lab you can use for testing.

Build better websites using this online linting tool. is a free visual guide to CSS. It features the most popular properties, and explains them with illustrated and animated examples.

Lets you perform Chrome DevTools actions from code by leveraging Headless Chrome+Puppeteer.


Get a big dose of nostalgia with this browser version of MS Paint.

HTML 5.2 now comes with the

element (and a polyfill). [](


2018: The Year of PWA / Jan 25th 18:00 - 21:30 / London

Let’s compare Angular, React and VueJS / Jan 25th 18:30 - 21:30 / London

SmashingConf / Feb 7th - 8th / London

UpFront Conf 2018 / March 16th / Manchester

CityJSConf / March 26th / London

DeltaV Conference / May 10th - 11th / London


Looking for an Existential crisis today? Look no further than this video comparing star sizes.

The US firm Target give you a different price depending on if you are in-store or at home.