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  • News

    • @……… announces work on W3C Developer Tools (follow @……… for updates), post
    • Chromium starts development on .reportValidity() method for form controls, source
      • This API instructs the web browser to display a validation error message (example) to the user (if necessary). Without this API, such messages are only displayed after the user attempts to submit the form.
  • Posts

    • @……… introduces the * + * { margin-top: 1.5em } pattern, post
  • Info

    • Since npm 2.0.0, it is possible to pass arguments to scripts defined in package.json, @………’s post
      • The post shows how this feature can be used to avoid having to install Grunt or gulp as global dependencies.
    • You can omit the SVG namespace (xmlns attribute) for inline <svg>, screen
    • When using srcset, don’t rely on resource update after viewport resize, @………’s post
      • srcset is about letting go of unnecessary control and trusting the browser to do the right thing for the user. If you must have specific resources w/ specific layout breakpoints, it’s called art direction. That’s what <picture> is for.”
  • Content

    • An interactive cheat sheet that explains the various properties of package.json, page
  • Demos

    • Chrome DevTools tip: How to blackbox certain scripts when debugging JavaScript, @………’s gif

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