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WPD 405: Test the first mainstream Service Worker-based offline web app

  • Posts

    • The Fetch API response object (i.a. the 'opaque' type), @………’s post
    • Google’s FLIP algorithm for web animation, @………’s post
      • Gist: “expensive” properties (like left, top, width and height) are dynamically remapped to CSS transform.
  • Info

    • @………’s usage data for advanced <input> types, posts w/ quick analysis
  • Content

    • Google’s I/O 2015 site is an offline web app (using Service Worker), site (+ SW script)
      • Use Chrome beta or Canary for testing the offline functionality (there is a bug in Chrome stable, details): load the start page and wait a few seconds for the “Caching complete!” message to appear in the lower left. Close the tab/browser, turn off your internet connection, then reopen the site. You should now be able to load all the other pages from cache using the navigation in the upper right.
    • A list of npm tools that lack modern web app clients (project ideas), @………’s post
  • Media

    • Inspecting <iframe>s and CSS animations in Firefox Developer Tools, @………’s 6-min s’cast
  • Demos

    • A set of subtle click/tap feedback effects, @………’s post + demo

  • Other

    • Replacing the Compass framework with smaller, composable tools, @………’s post
    • BrowserSync 2.0 introduces browser-based UI and remote debugging, screen

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