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WPD 602: A glossary for the JavaScript ecosystem, "optimizedScroll" custom event, a critique of JavaScript-only sites

  • Info

    • A service worker can take control of a page during the first page load, post
      • “To get the service worker to take control of the page immediately, call self.skipWaiting() after the "install" event, and self.clients.claim() after the "activate" event.”
  • Misc

    • @……… starts a (community-driven) glossary for the JavaScript ecosystem, repo
  • Demos

    • CSS Selectors 4 - Case insensitive matching on attribute selectors (i flag; spec), screen
      • Note: This feature works for characters within the ASCII range, and is supported in Chromium and WebKit (mdn).
  • Tools

    • An "optimizedScroll" custom event ("scroll" throttled using rAF), @………’s post
  • Opinion

    • PE needs better advocacy” (a critique of JavaScript-only sites), @………’s post (disc.)

  • Other

    • CSS calc() syntax - “whitespace is required on both sides of the + and - operators”, spec (via)
    • “The Mozilla Foundation has decided to join the FIDO Alliance”, disc.

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