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WPD 401: Etsy transitions 400k LOC codebase to SCSS, non-Google mobile Chromium browsers v. Google Chrome

  • Posts

    • How Etsy’s 400k+ LOC CSS codebase was transitioned to SCSS, post
      • A major issue were syntax errors in the legacy codebase, which used to silently fail in the browser, but now caused the entire SCSS build to fail. The CSS was parsed into ASTs, which made it easier to fix those errors and perform comparisons with the new SCSS-based code.
    • How to create an accessible modal dialog with ARIA, @………’s post
  • Info

    • Dutch mobile ad network: Google Chrome makes up less than 50% of all Chromium hits, @………’s post
      • Non-Google mobile Chromium browsers are not only in the majority but they’re based on much older versions of Chromium (mostly 28, 30 and 33, compared to Google Chrome which is currently at version 40).
  • Content

    • @………: There should be a simple method for styling native HTML UI controls, disc.
    • @………: Complete overhaul of Navigation Error Logging spec, post w/ screen

  • Other

    • Mozilla’s Node modules for using the Firefox OS simulator programmatically, @………’s post
    • @……… turns @………’s “upgrade mixed content URLs” proposal into CSP directive, source
    • Git 2.3 release notes (i.a. more conservative default behavior for git push), page

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