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WPD 420: Ember.js’s upcoming rendering engine, the 3 main forms of side effects in CSS, interactive guide to SVG path strings

  • News

    • @……… introduces Glimmer, Ember.js’s upcoming rendering engine, post
      • “Glimmer analyzes templates at compile time, relying on the fact that Handlebars’s declarative syntax clearly differentiates between static areas, which make up the majority of a template, and the dynamic areas that can change.” Also see @………’s tl;dr.
    • Mozilla to replace Google’s geolocation service with its own in Firefox, @………’s post
  • Posts

    • The 3 main forms of side effects in CSS and how BEM eliminates them, @………’s post
  • Demos

    • @……… shows on an example how percentages on background-position work, post
    • An interactive guide to the M, L, C and A commands of SVG path strings, @………’s post

  • Other

    • Initial impl. of Service Worker Cache lands in Firefox Nightly (behind flag), source
    • ES6’s updated grammar for identifiers (used for variable names), @………’s post
    • The static keyword is now supported with ES6 classes in Firefox Nightly, screen (code example)
    • Asynchronous JavaScript with only generators (proof of concept), @………’s post

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