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WPD 459: DOM4 introduces Elements collection, adding microformats2 classes to sample markup

  • News

    • Latest DOM4 working draft introduces the Elements collection (and document.origin), spec
      • “Elements is an ES6-style subclass of Array with two additional methods: .query() and .queryAll(). It’s the new NodeList/HTMLCollection.” Note that these two methods are also defined on the document and on DOM elements (via the ParentNode interface), and that .queryAll() returns an Elements collection (it’s chainable).
  • Posts

    • Adding microformats2 classes to Hacker News’s markup, @………’s post
  • Info

    • IE/Spartan bug: IndexedDB .add() transaction error does not trigger “error” event, source
  • Content

    • @………: <script> lacks conditional fetch (based on feature tests), disc.
  • Demos

    • Chrome DevTools tip: View registered event listeners for any DOM element, @………’s gif
  • Tools

    • First Aid git, a searchable collection of the most frequently asked Git questions, @………’s page
  • Opinion

    • @………: Service Worker is the most important feature being implemented right now, post
      • “…native apps have set expectations of performance, operation and interaction for mobile users — and in most cases those expectations aren’t, or can’t be, met on the web.”

  • Other

    • Blink/WebKit bug: CSS -webkit-box-decoration-break has no effect on multicol and paged media, disc.
    • @………: Anti-virus applications lower the security of TLS connections, post
      • Tested: Kaspersky, Avast, ESET. All break HTTP Public Key Pinning. Kaspersky vulnerable to the FREAK and CRIME attacks. ESET doesn’t support TLS 1.2 and therefore uses a less secure encryption algorithm. Avast and ESET don’t support OCSP stapling.
    • An online Sass playground based on Libsass (CSS output comparable to node-sass), page
    • Anti-virus software has a significant impact on browser performance, source
    • Designing modular front-end components, @………’s post

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