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WPD 422: Q&A about TLS in HTTP/2, enhancing BEM with namespaces, common git problems w/ solutions

  • News

    • Blink Intent to Implement: API to support web/native app install banners, post w/ screen
      • Chrome 42 for Android will display “Add to home screen” banners for sites if the user already shows engagement on the site and if the site provides good UX. The proposed API allows developers to configure the banner (by offering related applications on other platforms, incl. non-web apps).
  • Posts

    • @……… answers questions about TLS in HTTP/2, post
    • Enhancing the BEM naming convention with namespaces, @………’s post
      • Note: The post includes an example (at the end) which demonstrates “the power of meaningful namespacing”.
  • Info

    • Avoid the :hidden selector in jQuery and instead track visibility yourself, source
    • Chrome’s Task Manager (which lists tabs, extensions, etc.) has a “JavaScript Memory” column, screen
  • Content

    • A list of common git problems w/ solutions (e.g. reverting a single file to a previous commit), post

  • Other

    • ES6 object literal shorthand props land in WebKit Nightly (first new ES6 syntax since Safari 8), source
    • GitHub recognizes an .es6 file extension as ECMAScript 6, source w/ demo on gist
    • Shumway in Firefox Nightly expands support to IMDB trailers, source
    • “We’ll continue releasing Angular 1 releases until the vast majority of you migrate to Angular 2”, source
    • ESLint 0.16 adds full ECMAScript 6 support, incl. modules, post

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